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FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:35

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control Tower and Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) at Piedmont Triad ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its exclusive economic zone. As the ... Read More

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:32

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative products and services at Canada's premier global defence and security ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest summit ever held in Africa. ... Read More

No survivors: 11 people killed in Mexico private jet crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 23:25

The wreckage of a private jet en route from Las Vegas to Monterrey, Mexico, has been located in a mountainous region of the state of Coahuila, according to Mexican media ... Read More

Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:30

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air most likely have the same deadly scenario accordsidng to a report Reuters today reported about the 31-year-old Lions' Air captain was at the controls of ... Read More

Why did Qatar Airways Flight 968 drop from radar and go on an erratic path?

editor editor- March 20, 2019 02:48

Qatar Airways flight #968 from Doha, Qatar, to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on today’s scheduled flight. After this, the  Boeing 787 Dreamliner went on an erratic ... Read More

Boston on fire: What happened?

editor editor- March 16, 2019 00:42

A fire in East Boston is so big and the smoke plumes are so large, that doppler radar is picking up the activity. Compounding the efforts of firefighters are winds ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no better time than now to plan your summer beach escape. ... Read More

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 08:44

Star Alliance carrier Ethiopian Airlines is reporting a fatal accident and crash. The jet is a brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 - delivered to the airline just four months ... Read More

Europe’s most successful B2B luxury travel show opens new site in Prague from June 2-5, 2019

editor editor- February 19, 2019 21:18

The loop concept has proven itself over the years as a consistent value proposition for carefully determined markets.  It stands for a quality format that has set new standards within ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:45

Answering the question ‘What value does an event have?’ can be challenging – how do you measure something where the concept of success is difficult to pin down, and there ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:34

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero India to be held in ... Read More

IBTM Arabia announces networking program for 2019 event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 16:10

IBTM Arabia, part of IBTM’s global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows, has announced first details of the networking program for its 2019 event, which will take place ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 18:53

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website shows a red alert on the National Air Traffic Controllers ... Read More

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 16:26

Yesterday, as a gesture of union solidarity, members of the Teamsters Local 357 Executive Board led a group of Teamsters employed by Republic Airline on a visit to the Indianapolis ... Read More

UK plans to deploy drone detection systems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:22

After drones crippled London Gatwick airport during busy Holiday Christmas traffic, detection systems may now be deployed across the UK to combat the threat of drones. Read More

Air Traffic Control training takes off in Kuwait

editor editor- December 22, 2018 00:31

As part of the joint venture partnership agreement, Airways New Zealand is providing a one-year training program at ACK for a group of air traffic control (ATC) students Read More

6 people killed in Democratic Republic of Congo plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 15:35

A Russian-made plane with 23 people were onboard crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gomair’s An-26 plane, which had been chartered by the Independent National Electoral Commission of the ... Read More

Fed up with the 9-5? Best global cities to be a digital nomad

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:38

Recent analysis by online home rental company Spotahome has standardised the latest city and country-level data available. Read More

Revealed: The highest road in every U.S. state

editor editor- December 6, 2018 14:23

Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, has launched a new study analyzing U.S. road data to identify the highest paved road in every state in America. Read More

Major Washington regional radar facility temporarily closes busy airspace due to shoestring staffing

editor editor- June 21, 2009 04:58

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday evening was forced to close several air corridors above eastern North Carolina for 30 minutes as a desperation move to avoid a serious safety ... Read More

Airports testing radar that could spot birds

editor editor- January 28, 2009 03:54

NEW YORK – Some of the nation's busiest airports will soon begin testing experimental radar systems designed to track flocks of birds and help pilots avoid the type of collision ... Read More

FAA plans to separate radar and tower functions at Orlando International Airport

editor editor- January 1, 2009 01:50

ORLANDO, FL - Despite vocal opposition from a bipartisan Florida Congressional delegation to the Federal Aviation Administration's plan to separate radar and tower functions at Orlando International A Read More

Israelis stuck in Georgia

editor editor- August 12, 2008 03:02

An Israeli airline said radar failure at the Tbilisi airport would prevent it from evacuating Israelis from Georgia. Read More