Air Traffic Control


EASA Publishes its First Formal Opinion on Safe Drone Ops in Europe

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first formal Opinion on safe operations for small drones in Europe.  EASA says it is an … More ››

Airbus delivers its first A350-1000 to launch customer Qatar Airways

Airbus has delivered the world’s first A350-1000 widebody airliner to launch customer Qatar Airways at a delivery event in Toulouse, France.  The aircraft is the … More ››

One-off Airbus A380 Flight for Beirut

The first ever Airbus A380 landing at Beirut’s Rafic Al Hariri International Airport (IATA: BEY) will take place on March 29.  Emirates has announced it … More ››

BWI Marshall Airport to Purchase Husky Snow Vehicle

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is purchasing a specialised snow vehicle that will ensure safe airline flight arrivals in poor winter weather conditions.  The … More ››

The new Lufthansa Livery Goes on Tour

A heads-up to Lufthansa fans: on Thursday, February 8, a very special Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 will be touring Germany and Europe. … More ››

IATA and the CAAS to Launch Predictive Analytics Research Centre

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to … More ››

Maiden Flight for Airbus A321LR

Airbus’ first A321LR (Long Range), MSN7877, has accomplished its maiden flight following a mission lasting 2 hours and 36 minutes.  The aircraft powered by CFM … More ››

ENAV and IATA to Develop an Airspace Strategy for Italy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ENAV, the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider, have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. … More ››

Heathrow Launches Ten-week Consultation Period

In the latest step towards securing permission to build a third runway, Heathrow Airport is launching a ten-week consultation ‘roadshow’ which will include presentations around … More ››

Cathay Pacific Crew ‘saw North Korean Missile’

Cathay Pacific has confirmed that the crew on board one of its aircraft reported a suspected sighting of last week’s North Korean missile test. The … More ››