air traffic service


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air traffic service

A generic term meaning variously, flight information service, alerting service, air traffic advisory service, and air traffic control service (area control service, approach control service, or airport control service). (ICAO).
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Alison FitzGerald, London City Airport's Chief Operations Officer, said: "As we gather pace towards the start of construction on our 400 million [pounds sterling] development programme, which will enable a further 30,000 flights per year, we've taken the decision to continue our long-standing partnership with NATS to deliver the efficient, innovative and reliable air traffic services that are fundamental to the overall operation of the airport "In 2020 the airport will move to digital air traffic control, setting a global standard for the aviation industry to follow.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 20, 2016-Saab, Scandinavian Mountains Airport AB to offer remote air traffic services
The National Air Traffic Service stated that the problem was switching between nighttime and busier daytime operation schedules, meaning that it was becoming difficult to handle the volume of flights.
The air traffic service normally handles up to 6,000 arriving and departing flights a day from its bases at Swanwick and at Prestwick in Scotland.
Coventry Airport has taken a step closer to becoming a vibrant hub once again after it announced a pounds 4 million contract with Serco for air traffic services.
The r-TWR product uses digital cameras and other sensors to provide an air traffic service facility with the situational awareness needed to remotely conduct operations.
NATS, based in Whiteley, has been the airports air traffic services provider since it first opened in 1987, but with the airport on the cusp of a major redevelopment programme in its 30th anniversary year, this is the first time the two companies have signed up to a decade long commitment.
His aviation group Patriot Aerospace has announced a new pounds 4 million contract with Serco for air traffic services this week.
London City Airport will continue its partnership with NATS as its air traffic service provider for the next 10 years.
Sir Peter, who bought the airfield in April after it went into liquidation, said: "We are confident we have selected the best option in Serco for the future air traffic service for the airport, and with the cooperation of the Civil Aviation Authority and the new provider we will have full air traffic services operational shortly.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) yesterday published its proposals on the pricing controls for the National Air Traffic Service (NATS) from 2006 until 2010.
The National Air Traffic Service has been threatened with a pounds 10million fine if it fails to comply with orders from the Civil Aviation Authority, which is funded by plane operators.

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