News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.
Reps. DeFazio and Larsen are calling on the FCC to put off on 5G deployment in C-band until the FAA confirms it will not interfere with radio altimeters.
The FAA declared the Saab remote tower system at Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport “operationally viable,” authorizing ATC services to continue there.
Speakers at an EASA conference called for a standard unit price for air navigation fees to stop airlines burning excessive fuel simply to reduce costs.
Sita will provide its FANS 1/A datalink services to enable ATC to text instructions to pilots in real-time over oceanic airspace.
Starting next year, the FAA will deploy new NASA-developed software to aid departure efficiency at 27 airports in the U.S.
The FAA Notam for NBAA-BACE implements a new GA program that involves registering intended departure times from certain Las Vegas airports.
Raytheon Technologies subsidiary Collins Aerospace has signed a definitive agreement to acquire aircraft flight tracking company FlightAware.
Embraer’s Eve Urban Air Mobility division is cooperating with partners to develop a concept of operations for eVTOL aircraft in Rio de Janeiro.
The Taliban’s overthrow of the Afghan government leads to chaos at Kabul Airport and uncontrolled airspace over the entire country.
The agency is hosting a public meeting August 18 to discuss changing the airspace from Class D to Class C over Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to increase safety.