Airspace 45 – Q2 2019
Airspace Issue 45 provides a snapshot of the latest innovations, issues and topics affecting the air traffic management industry, including spaced-based automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B), skills, investment, procurement, capacity, human performance. It also include an interview with CANSO Global ATM Summit and 23rd AGM host, skyguide, a regional perspective from the Asia Pacific CANSO CEO Committee Chair and insight into AAI’s developments in India.
Inside this issue
- Space-based ADS-B lifts off – Space-based automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast is finally a reality with the potential to transform airspace design. Find out what this means for the air traffic management industry.
- Doing the right thing right – Alex Bristol, CEO at skyguide tells Airspace editor, Graham Newton, that partnering towards innovation will be vital to handling the demand for air navigation services.
Letter from the regions
- Working together to advance aviation – Kevin Shum, Director-General, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Chair, CANSO Asia Pacific, shares his thoughts on why the region should invest in its people and prepare them for future challenges.
- Money management – Why air navigation service providers need to invest significantly to handle the growth in air traffic while their business models may be evolving.
- Know what is required – Kelly Ann Hicks, Chair of the CANSO Acquisition Excellence Workgroup, explains the importance of understanding and documenting all requirements in a project.
- A time for action – European ANSPs need to accelerate the implementation of new technologies and concepts now if they are to accommodate the demand for air transport in the long term.
- A robust roadmap for India – The enormous surge in air traffic in India is a challenge that Airports Authority of India is welcoming with open arms.
- Power to the people – Human performance remains the critical link in safe and efficient air navigation service provision – but can this be optimised?
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