Leaders in air traffic management head to Madrid for the World ATM Congress this week. Richard Deakin, CEO NATS, shares his views on why he believes it is at a time when the industry is facing a critical juncture.
Tackling the existing fragmentation of European airspace and realising the vision of a Single European Sky requires a whole host of activities – from political breakthroughs to rolling out new technologies.
We believe that we are much stronger if we develop new strategies and techniques for safety management in conjunction with other like-minded organisations.
NATS is hosting the CANSO Global ATM Safety Conference this week. We caught up with Jeff Poole, Director General of CANSO to hear his thoughts on why this event is so important and what he hopes it will help deliver.
I mentioned previously about the important debate and work that’s going on to improve and modernise the way we manage our skies. One of the major ways this is being addressed within Europe is through the European Commission’s Single European Sky (SES) initiative.
Last Thursday, our Prestwick Control Centre hosted a conference as part of a series of events taking place during the Prestwick World Festival of Flight 2013, a 10-day celebration of a century of aviation at Prestwick.
One of the main things occupying the minds of those involved in providing air traffic services is how we reduce costs for airlines whilst improving safety and reducing emissions. Adrian Clark is one of our experts who forms part of the SESAR team looking into how to do this in Terminal Operations.