Drone traffic management system developer Altitude Angel on Dec. 12 announced a contract from Dutch air navigation service provider LVNL to provide an unmanned aircraft systems traffic management (UTM) platform for the Netherlands.
Etihad Aviation Training and Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa University of Science and Technology have partnered on a three-year study to explore game-based learning for the next generation of airline pilots.
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson suggested Boeing improve the “quality and timeliness” of information it is providing the agency to support getting the 737 MAX back into service, part of a larger message that Boeing’s efforts should focus on meeting regulatory demands, not influencing the process.
FAA is considering expanding its use of space-based surveillance to track aircraft and maintain separations in oceanic airspace beyond an operational trial slated to begin in the Caribbean region in March 2020.
Delta Air Lines pilots are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to place conditions on the carrier’s proposed transborder joint venture (JV) with Calgary-based WestJet, expressing concerns about how Delta has divided flying opportunities under its immunized alliance with Virgin Atlantic.
Cathay Pacific has been forced to scale back operations and defer deliveries, while Hong Kong Airlines has had to seek more funds to ensure its survival.
The sharply increased emphasis by airlines on sustainability is not being matched by passengers taking up the opportunity to offset the carbon emissions of their journeys.
The company behind the MyRadar smartphone app has launched a first, experimental cubesat designed to monitor aircraft signals from space and support a rapid response capability by rescue organizations.
The European Commission has decided to closely monitor Armenia, following its latest European Union (EU) Air Safety List update, which also removed a blanket ban on Gabonese airlines.
Addressing the FAA’s safety oversight concerns could be a multiyear effort for Malaysia’s regulator, which is the latest in Asia to be downgraded.