Concerns that Iran could try to use an international search and rescue agreement to invade Bahrain’s airspace have failed to halt its ratification. Parliament yesterday (November 10) approved government plans to join the 1979 Internation
Nato on Tuesday rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes violated the air space of alliance member Turkey at the weekend by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria and building up its naval presence.
The UAE plans to start restructuring its crowded air space next year to make room for Gulf carriers' ambitious growth plans.
Like road networks, air space is divided into corridors. Only some is open for use by civilian traffi
Tunisia will reopen part of its airspace to flights from western Libya for the first time in around six months, following the re-establishment of its consulate in Tripoli, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Last year Tunisia halte
Airbus, the air traffic management subsidiary of Airbus, has been chosen by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to optimise UAE's airspace to handle increasing capacity demands, efficiency and overall growth.
Air traffic is
Dubai's Emirates airline said it will avoid Iraqi airspace, as the government in Baghdad struggles to contain Islamic insurgents who have captured vast areas of the country.
After Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down ea
Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday's meeting of the UN aviation agency and other airline bodies, a European-based airline industry source said.
Commercial jets should be allowed to use military airspace to ease air traffic congestion in the Gulf, according to an international aviation body.
The International Air Transport Association (Iata) claims one
Leading aviation experts discussed ways to tackle key air traffic management issues including the problem of Gulf airspace congestion at this year's Global Aerospace Summit held in Abu Dhabi.
NATS, a leading UK-based air traff
Ukraine's Crimea has closed its airspace to commercial flights, five days ahead of a referendum organised by its pro-Russia authorities called to join the Black Sea region to Russia.
A Ukrainian airline plane was turned back o