Remote Towers (also referred to as Remote Tower Services RTS, Remote Tower Operation RTO, Remote Aerodrome ATS RAATS and Remote Virtual Tower) is a concept where the air traffic service (ATS) at an airport is performed remotely, i.e. somewhere else than in the local control tower.
Over 20 associations collectively representing the entire European aviation ecosystem have announced a joint commitment to work with policy makers to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050, part of a comprehensive collaborative analysis released today detailing ways aviation can recover
After a long process, a winding road to success, provisions for Space Weather Advisories were introduced, effective from November 2018. One year later, in November 2019, three Global Space Weather Centers have become operational and provide Space Weather (SWx) Advisories. On the 28th of
Wizz Air expands. Aggressively. While its competitors are reducing capacity due to the COVID crisis, the airline is expanding and, since March, is taking on Western Europe with new bases and routes. But the airline’s overly optimistic outlook seems now to gradually subside to the reality
A new draft Standard on Aircraft Cabin Air Quality is currently approaching its final stages of development in the European Committee for Standardisation CEN. The draft prEN17436 “Cabin Air Quality on Civil Aircraft – Chemical Compounds” provides a world-beating reference on how to manage
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Remote Towers (also referred to as Remote Tower Services RTS, Remote Tower Operation RTO, Remote Aerodrome ATS RAATS and Remote Virtual Tower) is a concept where the air traffic service (ATS) at an airport is performed remotely, i.e. somewhere else than in the local control tower. It
The air transport industry has been one of the industries hardest hit by the slowdown in commercial activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is, therefore, poorly placed to withstand yet another politically induced storm that is leading to a more restrictive Air Transport Agreement
There are many paths our industry can take through the COVID-19 crisis, which has profoundly affected, if not crippled, European aviation. There are very few however that are in the interests of Europe’s citizens, and that lead to a safe, worthwhile and sustainable future for all whom the
The current safety levels of manned aviation commercial operations must not be negatively impacted by the introduction of future highly automated and/or autonomous systems. They must be at least equaled or improved.
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