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Why aviation matters

With Boeing’s support, the Euractiv Institute recently held a forum at the European Parliament on why aviation matters in order to draw the attention of EU policy-makers to aviation’s contribution to economic growth and the need for the appropriate policy framework in support of the aviation sector. The event attracted a broad range of stakeholders,… » read more

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Boeing has launched a new round of tests with its specially outfitted B-787 ecoDemonstrator, employing it to test more than two dozen technologies to improve the aircraft’s environmental performance. The tests will evaluate software to improve the plane’s operational efficiencies, remote sensors that cut down on wiring, improvements in flight controls and special anti-icing wing… » read more

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The Air Transport Action Group has just finished hosting its 2014 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva. The conference focused on global politics, the UN’s sustainable development goals, building sustainable aviation infrastructure, and meeting capacity demands. With a nod to the centennial of airline travel marked this year, the conference also looked forward to the… » read more

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The second annual World Air Traffic Management Conference recently wrapped up in Madrid, convening air traffic management (ATM) professionals, policy makers, and thought leaders from around the world. During the Congress, attendees and speakers highlighted how ATM providers can meet airlines’ expectations for safe, efficient, environmentally progressive and cost-effective air navigation services. The head of… » read more

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With more than 7,500 aircraft entering service in Europe over the next two decades, the European Union has to move fast into the next phase of the Single European Sky. A few days ago the Commission adopted two new regulations to advance the implementation of both the SES and the deployment phase of SESAR, the… » read more

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Starting tomorrow, air traffic management (ATM) professionals, policy makers, and thought leaders from around the world will gather in Madrid for the first annual World ATM Congress, a new joint meeting of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) and the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA). CANSO and ATCA together combine the private companies and… » read more

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Europe’s air traffic control systems should be urgently modernised and merged into a single European airspace in order to reduce congestion and flight delays as well as cut CO2 emissions, say MEPs in a resolution adopted on Tuesday 23 October. Have a look at the below video that has been posted recently!

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European airspace is fragmented and, as traffic grows, will become increasingly congested. Fragmentation causes longer flight time, delays, extra fuel burn and CO2 emissions. Air navigation services and their support systems are not fully integrated and are based on outdated technologies that are already running at maximum capacity. In order to accommodate future air traffic… » read more

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