CSALP to become Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) will soon change its name to Airbus Canada Limited Partnership.  The new name reflects the majority interest of Airbus in the limited partnership since July 1, 2018. The organisation will adopt the Airbus logo as its single visual identity. “The new name is the…

Air Tanzania teams up with Maureva for Flight Scheduling & Crew Management Solution.

Air Tanzania has implemented Maureva’s, ALEXIS – Flight Scheduling & Crew management Solution, to improve daily operations, enable better decision-making, enhance aircraft as well as crew utilisation and better manage disruptions. By implementing ALEXIS to replace legacy manual processes, the solution’s combination of controls and advanced features will streamline Air…

Finavia to increase solar power production

The roof of the Helsinki Airport terminal is currently being fitted with new solar panels. They belong to Finavia’s solar plant whose first sector was opened just under two years ago. Next year, more panels will be installed on the facade of the parking complex which is to be opened….

Iris programme enters implementation phase

The research phase of Inmarsat’s Iris air traffic management programme has successfully concluded and work on commercial implementation has now commenced, says the company. In partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), the programme is being developed to deliver benefits to airlines and Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) across Europe…

SITAONAIR exceeds Single European Sky targets with datalink upgrade

SITAONAIR has exceeded Single European Sky (SES) expectations through its instrumental work establishing a multi-frequency European datalink infrastructure to increase air traffic management (ATM) capacity in the region’s pressurised airspace. SITAONAIR, the aviation industry’s aircraft communications company, ensured the successful roll-out of the enhanced air-ground (A/G) datalink service needed to…

Airbus delivers first FANS-C equipped A320 to easyJet

Airbus has delivered the first FANS-C equipped A320 aircraft to easyJet. FANS-C is facilitated with two key components: “Automatic Dependent Surveillance Contract” (ADS-C) and “Controller-Pilot Data Link Communication” (CPDLC). ADS-C enables the automatic or on-demand transmission to air traffic control of the aircraft’s complete predicted four-dimensional aircraft trajectory (3D +…

AirMap and Honeywell develop tracking solution for drones

AirMap, the global airspace management platform for drones, and Honeywell have agreed to develop a cost-effective drone tracking solution to provide airspace safety authorities with situational awareness of manned and unmanned aircraft operations within an airspace system. Together, the companies will develop a cost-effective hardware device to allow for unmanned…

Qazaq Air signs up for Rusada’s ENVISION

Qazaq Air, the young regional Kazakh airline, has signed up for Rusada’s maintenance management software, ENVISION. QAZAQ AIR has carried over 800,000 passengers since its launch in 2015. Utilising a fleet of modern Bombardier Q400’s, the carrier serves multiple destinations across Kazakhstan including Astana, Atyrau, Uralsk, Aktau, and Zhezkazgan. Rusada…

Tap Air Portugal and Aeromobile introduce inflight mobile connectivity

Inflight mobile connectivity provider AeroMobile, a subsidiary of Panasonic Avionics Corporation, has added TAP Air Portugal to its connected fleet. TAP Air Portugal’s first connected Airbus A330-900neo entered into service in December 2018. TAP Air Portugal is the first airline in the world to operate the next generation A330-900neo aircraft….

airBaltic orders an Airbus A220 full-flight simulator from CAE

Latvian airline airBaltic has ordered an Airbus A220 Level D full flight simulator from global aviation training leader CAE. The new CAE 7000XR Series simulator is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2019. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “Introducing a single fleet type of up to 80 Airbus A220-300…