Here our people share their insights, views and expertise on the world of Air Traffic Management. We cover a broad range of topics from discussing technology and practices today to sharing visions of a potential tomorrow.
As the demand for air travel continues to rise, those in the aviation industry must work together and develop new technology in order to improve European airspace; meeting people’s desire to fly and at the same time, reducing the impact on our environment.
Making the leap from a life in uniform is a challenge that it is confronted by a steady flow of Veterans every day. I joined the British Army in 2002 and after 17 years it was my turn to leave a career which I loved. The point had come, where I had to put my family first and build a new life outside of the military.
Yesterday I gave evidence to the Science & Technology Select Committee in Parliament as part of its inquiry into commercial and recreational drone use. Some of my words were inappropriate. I got it wrong. I would like to apologise to any drone pilots, the vast majority of whom are extremely responsible, who have been offended by my remarks.
It’s now been over two months since we introduced the Aireon service over the North Atlantic and we’re getting a clear picture of what all that means in terms of early benefits to our customers.
Storm Miguel has been battering Britain this week and while the rainfall is causing problems on the roads and railways, it’s also been a real problem in the air too…
How the amazing aviation innovations behind D-Day laid the foundations for modern air traffic control4 June 2019
Operation Overlord, arguably remains one of the most complex tasks ever devised: 160,000 troops (of which 24,000 landed by glider or parachute), 5,000 vessels and 11,000 individual aircraft took part. While obviously bearing no relation to each other, today’s air traffic operation can trace some roots back to that day and to similar operations in preceding years.
I was in Brussels last month for Eurocontrol’s Artificial Intelligence in Aviation event for a chance to cut through the hype and look at real, practical ways in which this disruptive technology can help transform how the aviation industry works, and the challenges that exist in getting there.
With two English teams contesting the Champions League title, we’re expecting to handle up to 800 extra flights between Friday and Sunday.