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Uganda hosts aeronautical information management conference

Posted 23 May 2017

By Hillary Muheebwa | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is this week hosting the Global Aeronautical Information Management conference in partnership with International Federation of Aeronautical Information Management Associations.

in Airports / ATM & Regulatory

Entebbe upgraded radar

Posted 20 May 2017

Entebbe Airport has seen an upgrade of its radar system to become ADS-B capable and will be able to use next generation systems including data links.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Keeping Ethiopian skies safe

Posted 10 May 2017

The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) was established in 1944, a year before national carrier Ethiopian Airlines. Kaleyesus Bekele looks back over the history of the organisation and talks to its director general about the current challenges and

in ATM & Regulatory

Uganda CAA chief ousted over performance issues

Posted 29 March 2017

The Managing Director of Uganda's Civil Aviation Authority, Wenceslaus Rama Makuza, has been dismissed over alleged performance issues, reports Hillary Muheebwa.

in ATM & Regulatory

Nigeria appoints new heads for accident investigatons

Posted 2 March 2017

Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has appointed two new directors following the expiration of the tenures of the previous directors

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Making tactical planning a priority

Posted 2 March 2017

Managing air traffic safely and securely is a critical part of successful command and control operations. Keith Mwanalushi speaks to Dennis Miller, from Harris Corporation, to learn about the significance of tactical air traffic systems for Africa.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

CANSO promoting 'can-do' on safety

Posted 21 February 2017

Collaboration between Africa's air traffic control authorities is growing but more needs to be done to encourage greater efficiency and quality of service, the 4th CANSO Africa conference heard. Alan Dron reports.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Targeting a unified African sky

Posted 13 February 2017

Lindi-Lee Kirkman, International Air Transport Association (IATA) manager for safety and flight operations in Africa, looks at the issue of unifying the continent's airspace to determine if it is a dream or reality.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Tanzania homes in on new radar

Posted 8 December 2016

The Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) has announced plans for the acquisition of at least four modern aerospace surveillance radar systems to replace the obsolete technology at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) and expand national

in ATM & Regulatory

Africa air navigation providers sign up to improve safety

Posted 14 October 2016

Companies that provide air navigation services across Africa have committed to a joint initiative to improve aviation safety across the continent.

in Air Transport / Business Aviation / ATM & Regulatory

ICAO states sign up for historic carbon neutral emission measures

Posted 7 October 2016

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) last night finally concluded the long awaited historic agreement to implement a market-based measure that will support airlines' efforts to stabilise

in ATM & Regulatory

IATA urges governments to back carbon footprint plans

Posted 28 September 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments at the 39th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to agree a global market-based measure to help the aviation industry manage

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Human tragedy of the LAM Mozambique air crash

Posted 12 September 2016

Victoria Moores looks at the facts behind the human tragedy of the LAM Mozambique Embraer 190 air crash as the final accident report is published.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

ICAO meeting African challenges head on

Posted 10 September 2016

In an exclusive interview, the International Civil Aviation Organization's president of the council, Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, explains to Keith Mwanalushi how ICAO is responding to air transport challenges throughout Africa.

in Air Transport / ATM & Regulatory

IATA and the African Union sign strategic cooperation agreement

Posted 14 July 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The African Union Commission (AU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand strategic cooperation to further the continent's economic and social

in Air Transport / ATM & Regulatory

Zambia gets the all-clear from EU aviation safety blacklist

Posted 18 June 2016

Zambian airlines have seen the ban placed on them by the EU lifted today as the latest list of airlines the European Commission considered not meeting international safety standards has been released.

in Air Transport / ATM & Regulatory

Hold steady on tracking deadline warns IATA as technology develops

Posted 4 June 2016

In the aftermath of the March 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, ICAO adopted a proposal for airlines to adhere to a standard of reporting aircraft position at least once every 15 minutes when in

in Space / ATM & Regulatory

Aireon and ATNS to develop African ADS-B data

Posted 3 May 2016

Aireon and South Africa's Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) announced today that they have signed a Regional Commercialisation Agreement to jointly develop the uses of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast

in ATM & Regulatory

Marrakech Airshow: Morocco and EUROCONTROL sign Comprehensive Agreement

Posted 29 April 2016

A new agreement between Morocco and Eurocontrol came into force May 1 following the signing of a comprehensive agreement at the Marrakech Airshow last week.

in ATM & Regulatory

Nigeria's CAA commended in ICAO audit

Posted 29 March 2016

Nigeria's civil aviation authority (NCAA) has received praise from the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) that has just been concluded.

in Events / ATM & Regulatory

World ATM Congress opens in Madrid

Posted 9 March 2016

The World ATM Congress began yesterday in Madrid, bringing together to discuss, demonstrate and sell means to transform air traffic management (ATM) performance.

in ATM & Regulatory

Thales to replace ATM systems at at Hurghada and Taba International Airports

Posted 8 March 2016

Thales has been selected by the Egyptian National Air Navigation Services Company (NANSC) to replace and renew ATM systems at Hurghada and Taba International Airports.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

The Eastern bloc

Posted 11 February 2016

The East Africa Community is moving towards creating a single bloc of sky above 24,000ft to improve safety and gain air traffic control efficiency and performance advantages. Hillary Muheebwa reports.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Hurry, catch the high-speed train before it's too late...

Posted 7 February 2016

After 26 years with little progress, can Africa finally see Open Skies in 2017? That's the plan, and it's being shepherded through by AFCAC secretary general Iyabo Sosina, who spoke with Victoria Moores at November's AFRAA

in Air Transport / Technology / Space / ATM & Regulatory

Radio spectrum allocated for global flight tracking

Posted 12 November 2015

Agreement has been reached at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva on the allocation of radiofrequency spectrum for global flight tracking in civil aviation.

in Features / ATM & Regulatory

Africa: Ready, Steady, Grow

Posted 10 November 2015

With 4.9% average gross domestic product (GDP) growth over the past two years in the sub-Saharan region, it is no surprise that Africa is forecast to become one of the fastest growing areas for aviation. David Adebiyi explains how aviation infrastructure is a key

in ATM & Regulatory

Tellumat ATM win contract to provide navigation aids at Kilimanjaro International Airport

Posted 28 October 2015

Tellumat Air Traffic Management has won a contract for the supply, installation and maintenance of navigation aids at Kilimanjaro International Airport.

in ATM & Regulatory

Egypt signs up to Middle East air space programme

Posted 10 September 2015

Egypt has become the latest country to sign the Memorandum of Agreement for the ICAO Middle East Airspace Management Enhancement Programme (MAEP) joining founder members the United Arab Emirates and Sudan.

in ATM & Regulatory

Mthiyane calls for greater focus on human factors in aviation

Posted 9 September 2015

ATNS chief executive Thabani Mthiyane is leading a call for a greater focus on human factors and a recognition of the challenges of human-machine integration in the aviation industry,

in Business Aviation / ATM & Regulatory

ATNS responds to allegations of radar failure impact on medevac aircraft crash

Posted 18 August 2015

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) has responded with, what is described as “concern and dismay' to reports and allegations about “a nationwide ATNS radar systems failure”, following the fatal

in ATM & Regulatory

Eurocontrol and IATA to support improvement of AIS in Africa

Posted 30 June 2015

Eurocontrol and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have today signed an agreement to support African States that are part of ICAO AFI Region and their Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in improving

in ATM & Regulatory

CANSO sees the winds of change for African ATM progress

Posted 14 June 2015

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, CANSO is cautiously optimistic that Africa is experiencing a greater willingness among States and industry partners to make real progress on the challenges facing aviation and

in Air Transport / ATM & Regulatory

New airlines set for 'opening' Mozambique market

Posted 28 May 2015

Mozambique's regulatory authority Mozambique Civil Aviation Authority (MCAA) has given the go-ahead for three new airlines to apply for AOCs and all three are getting ready for operations

in ATM & Regulatory

Swaziland to become home to SASO

Posted 14 May 2015

Swaziland is to become home to a Southern African aviation safety organization covering the whole of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).


in Flight Services & Support / People / ATM & Regulatory

Aviation Africa: Search and Rescue safety net needs to be extended

Posted 11 May 2015

Poor Search and Rescue (SAR) coordination has been highlighted by a succession of international air tragedies. In a case study, Brian Day, ICAO HQ technical officer, SAR (retired) and now a civil aviation SAR

in Air Transport / People / ATM & Regulatory

Aviation Africa: The challenges facing Open Skies

Posted 11 May 2015

No Open Sky agreements have been signed between African countries, but several have been signed between African countries and other regions. The consequence has been a limitation on the growth of Africa's airlines, efficiency

in Technology / ATM & Regulatory

Harris Corporation to modernise ATC systems in the Congo

Posted 8 May 2015

Harris Corporation has been selected to modernise critical air traffic control (ATC) communications at three international airports in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

in Airports / ATM & Regulatory

ACI Africa debates safety and security

Posted 22 April 2015

The 53rd Airports Council International (ACI) Africa Regional Conference & Exhibition, is now underway in Cassablanca, Morocco.

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Uganda hosts aeronautical information management conference

By Hillary Muheebwa | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is this week hosting the Global Aeronautical Information Management conference in partnership with International Federation of Aeronautical Information Management

Entebbe upgraded radar

Entebbe Airport has seen an upgrade of its radar system to become ADS-B capable and will be able to use next generation systems including data links.

Keeping Ethiopian skies safe

The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) was established in 1944, a year before national carrier Ethiopian Airlines. Kaleyesus Bekele looks back over the history of the organisation and talks to its director general about the

Uganda CAA chief ousted over performance issues

The Managing Director of Uganda's Civil Aviation Authority, Wenceslaus Rama Makuza, has been dismissed over alleged performance issues, reports Hillary Muheebwa.

Making tactical planning a priority

Managing air traffic safely and securely is a critical part of successful command and control operations. Keith Mwanalushi speaks to Dennis Miller, from Harris Corporation, to learn about the significance of tactical air traffic

Nigeria appoints new heads for accident investigatons

Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has appointed two new directors following the expiration of the tenures of the previous directors

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