Belgian military and civil air traffic controllers now working with a single air traffic management (ATM) system

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shared Air Traffic Services System 2 (SAS2) has been put into service by the Belgian Ministry of Defence. The Belgian military air traffic controllers and the civil air traffic controllers at EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) are now working with a single air traffic… Read the full press release

IATA calls on the European Commission, European Governments and ANSPs to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management. The priority should be to cut carbon emissions and address the unnecessary costs and flight delays suffered by passengers from inefficient airspace routes… Read the full press release

CANSO and EUROCONTROL to jointly address challenges posed by the growth in European air traffic

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — At a high-level CEO meeting yesterday, senior representatives of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) in Europe and the Director General of EUROCONTROL discussed how the two organisations can work more closely to address the pressing issues of airspace capacity across Europe. The meeting focused on… Read the full press release

IATA: total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) for February 2018 rose 7.6%, compared to February 2017

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing a rebound in traffic growth following the slower demand experienced in January, which was owing to temporary factors including the later timing of the Lunar New Year in 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs)… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport handled 5.2 million passengers in January 2015, year-on-year growth of 1.8%

HONG KONG, 2015-2-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) started the New Year with steady growth in all three air traffic categories. In January, the airport handled 5.2 million passengers, registering year-on-year growth of 1.8%. Flight movements increased 2.1% to 33,385 over the past year, while cargo volume showed an increase of… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport inaugurated new air traffic control centre, bringing together many of the functions essential for air traffic

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-1-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This January, Helsinki Airport inaugurated a new air traffic control centre, bringing together many of the functions essential for air traffic. In addition to approach control and area control functions, the centre covers rescue co-ordination functions and briefing services. The unit is to be staffed by 180… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport reports air traffic growth for H1 2013

HONG KONG, 2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) reported sustained growth in all three traffic categories for the first half of 2013. During the first six months of the year, passenger volume grew to 28.9 million, marking a 4.7% increase over the same period in 2012. Cargo tonnage increased 2% to 2 million… Read the full press release

Sequestration-Driven Flight Delays Place 83,000 American Jobs and $9 Billion in U.S. Economic Output at Risk

U.S. Travel Association Urges FAA to Insulate Critical Personnel from Budget Cuts; Calls on Congress to Enact Legislative Fix Washington, D.C., 2013-04-25— /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today released a new analysis of the cost of flight delays resulting from announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs of air traffic control personnel in response to budget… Read the full press release