NATS, the global leader in air traffic management solutions, has adopted a new technology into its training facilities that have helped develop a new low-cost and flexible training concept.
Currently under trial, the concept is a
Air traffic controllers at Beirut airport are to hold a two-hour strike on Tuesday in protest at the Lebanese parliament's failure to approve long-delayed public sector pay increases.
The increases were approved by Lebanon'
UK air traffic service provider NATS has signed a deal with Dubai-based airline flydubai to help deliver measurable improvements in the safety, capacity and efficiency of its flights.
The memorandum of co-operation will allow the
UK air traffic service provider Nats has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus subsidiary ProSky aiming to provide new market propositions that can increase capacity and improve the efficiency of the air traffic system.
UAE airports are projected to have 1.62 million aircraft movements by 2030, while the overall Middle East region will witness 2.3 million aircraft movements in 2025, according to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar represented over 53 per cent or 52.8 million of the total 99 million passengers whose point of departure originated from the Middle East in 2012, a report said.
The three countries enjoyed an averag
Air traffic controllers at Tripoli's international airport staged a strike on Sunday that halted most flights in and out of Libya, airport workers said.
Airport staff gave differing explanations of the reason for the strike -
Air traffic controllers at Tripoli airport in Libya staged a strike over pay on Sunday that affected flights in the capital and other cities, the airport director said.
"They are striking over pay and for technical reasons,&q
Traffic between Asia and the Middle East grew 6 per cent reaching 38 million travellers in 2011, with Asia holding seven out of the world’s ten busiest inter-city routes, a report said.
Asia marked the most important inter-regiona
The passenger numbers at Dubai International, the world’s fourth busiest hub for international traffic, increased 10.4 per cent year on year according to the monthly traffic report for May issued today by airport operator Dubai Airports.