Air Traffic Control

London Southend Airport Unveils Community Garden

A Community Garden featuring 2,000 red ceramic poppies, made by hundreds of children from 25 schools in the region, was unveiled at London Southend Airport … More ››

Birmingham Airport Launches Draft Master Plan

Birmingham Airport (BHX) has launched its draft Master Plan, titled, The Midlands Gateway to the World.  It described the plan as “ambitious yet sustainable” and … More ››

New Mexico City Airport Project Cancelled

The construction of a new airport for Mexico City has halted after a public vote to decide its fate.  About a third of the $13.3 … More ››

Serco Awarded Contract Extension at MOD St Athan

Serco, the international services company, has been awarded a one year extension to its contract to provide a range of support services at Ministry of … More ››

Istanbul New Airport Completes ORAT Test

The Istanbul New Airport (INA) has completed its Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) programme in time for its October 29 ‘soft opening’. The INA … More ››

Gatwick Plans Routine use of its Existing Standby Runway

A draft master plan issued by Gatwick Airport explores the use of its existing standby runway. Gatwick is well-known for being the world’s busiest single-runway … More ››

Bahrain Upgrades to CAT II Instrument Landing System

Bahrain’s aviation regulator, Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA), in cooperation with Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the management company of Bahrain International Airport has announced the completion … More ››

Busiest Summer Ever for UK Air Traffic Controllers

UK navigation service provider NATS has said this summer’s skies were the busiest on record. NATS figures recorded that just over 736,800 commercial aircraft flew … More ››

Ryanair Cancels 190 Flights Scheduled for September 28

Ryanair has advised customers that it has pre-cancelled 190 (8%) of its 2,400 scheduled flights on Friday September 28 due to what it described as “a … More ››

San Francisco Announces Weekend Closure of Runway Intersection for Maintenance

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has announced a weekend closure at the intersection of two runways to perform maintenance work.  The activity will occur … More ››