Traffic & Control

At World ATM Congress 2017, Thales, world leader in Air Traffic Management, and SITAONAIR, the air travel industry’s trusted connected aircraft service expert, signed an agreement to develop and promote ATC data link solutions. This agreement continues their long-standing collaboration on data link solutions. Data link is one of the…
The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) announced that ALTA member airlines carried 10.2 million passengers in September, up 8.2% from the previous year, excluding domestic traffic in Brazil .   Traffic (RPK) grew 8% and capacity (ASK) increased 3.4%, bringing up the load factor to 82.7%, equivalent…
During April, 900,594 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, a slight decrease of 0.2 percent compared to April 2015. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 6.1 percent from the same period last year.   The traffic leader in April was Southwest with 195,573 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers.…
Air transport industry groups and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have agreed a framework for developing a binding mandate for aircraft tracking. At a two-day meeting that concluded on May 13 at ICAO’s Montreal headquarters, participants agreed to encourage voluntary expansion of flight monitoring by airlines ahead of an…
British air traffic management company NATS and the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to closely work on a range of airport planning, capacity and efficiency projects. NATS CEO Richard Deakin and JCAB director general Masashi Omoda signed the agreement at the JCAB head…
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