ATC

News, issues, personnel, equipment and developments about air traffic management.

During the 1920s, airplanes like this Airco DH.4 bomber, designed by Geoffrey de Havilland, were pressed into airline service, in this case for flights between London Croydon Airport to Paris. At that time, air traffic control consisted of red and green lights for takeoff.
Aug 17, 2022 - 4:15 PM
While the precise date for the founding of air traffic control services remains in dispute, the period of 1920-1922 is when ATC began.
Aug 8, 2022 - 11:44 AM
The fatal July 17 midair collision between a Cessna 172 and Piper PA-46 JetProp occurred as both aircraft were on short final for Runway 30R.
Aug 4, 2022 - 2:32 PM
Nav Canada has rolled back the implementation date for mandatory ADS-B Out in Canadian Class A and B airspace.
Jul 29, 2022 - 10:17 AM
The FAA has postponed the activation date for the final phase of its multi-year Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Routes project to April 20, 2023.
Jul 17, 2022 - 7:00 AM
Eamonn Brennan hands over Eurocontrol’s reigns to Raúl Medina Caballero on January 1.
Jul 16, 2022 - 11:00 AM
Europe’s plan to decarbonize by 2050 stands on four pillars, including more efficient ATM routings.
Jul 12, 2022 - 11:56 AM
EASA has awarded its first flight procedure design certification to Slovakia-based Aeronautical Services and Procedures.
Jul 5, 2022 - 6:41 PM
Transport Canada has announced $105 million in funding for three Nav Canada projects to help upgrade aviation safety and efficiency across the country.
Jun 29, 2022 - 1:57 PM
In a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, six general aviation groups ask for a meeting to discuss solutions to air traffic disruptions.
Jun 8, 2022 - 1:45 PM
Toronto Pearson is the first North American airport to be equipped with the Intelligent Approach digital time-based aircraft separation tool.