The Network Manager’s contribution to Flight Efficiency in 2012 through Airspace Design improvements
Benefits in Airspace Improvements achieved in 2012 compared with 2011 represent the equivalent of 1.41 million fewer nautical miles flown, based… Continue reading
Eurofighter belonging to the Austrian Armed Forces will be used to secure the airspace during the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos. As part of the airspace surveillance operation „Daedalus 2013“, Eurofighter aircraft will ensure, as in previous years,… Continue reading
Lockheed Martin Receives $26 Million Contract to Help Royal Jordanian Air Force Control and Defend Its Airspace
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $26 million foreign military sales contract to modernize the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s national air command, control and communications infrastructure.
Lockheed Martin will provide the Kingdom of Jordan with an integrated,… Continue reading
Extra airspace restrictions around London and the Southeast, designed to ensure a safe and secure London 2012 Olympic Games, will begin tomorrow (Saturday, 14 July).
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and the Ministry of Defence… Continue reading
Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force (ItAF) have replaced the last of the air forces’ F-16 jets to leave the Typhoon solely responsible for the defence of Italian airspace. Entering into service in 2004 and now operational with four… Continue reading
Reducing fuel consumption by 100 to 200kg per approach with Continuous Descent Operations and shorter trajectories.
An Airbus A330-200 from Etihad Airways has performed the… Continue reading
Most recently, the agency has been working to ensure the safe… Continue reading
UK Armed Forces Train For Olympics Air Security
UK Armed Forces aircraft and personnel are this week taking part in the latest of a series of exercises training for their vital role providing air security for the Olympic Games.
Exercise… Continue reading
The Olympics are not only a challenge for athletes; they also require intense preparation for the support services involved. For us at EUROCONTROL, we have to ensure that sufficient airspace is available and that all parties are prepared – and… Continue reading
The airspaces in the north of England, northern Ireland and parts of Ireland closed.
Irish airports Sligo, Donegal and Knock are closed, Belfast international remains open, the same goes for the London airports.
The airports will remain closed untill around… Continue reading
Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority announced that some airspace over Northern Ireland and Scotland would be closed Wednesday because ash emissions from Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull grew heavier and dipped further south.
Scottish airports in Glasgow, Prestwick, Inverness, Stornoway, Benbecula, Tiree, Islay,… Continue reading