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What’s on offer

Welcome to this 59th issue of Airspace Magazine.

We have some great interviews in this edition. Tim Arel from the FAA and Chair, LAC3, talks about how to safely introduce new airspace users while

Cosam Ngoma, Acting Managing Director of Zambia Airports Corporation Limited explains why air traffic management (ATM) is essential to Africa’s social and economic development.

We also speak to William Amoako from the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority about African safety, which is making significant progress even though challenges remain. Safety is an essential element of the Complete Air Traffic System too and our article explains how CATS is being built on the industry’s number one priority.

Simon Hocquard, CANSO’s Director General, looks ahead to the industry’s 2024 prospects, including the emergence of advanced air mobility. This will also be a theme at the forthcoming Airspace World event in Geneva and Airspace takes a deep dive into all the content on offer. If it’s important to ATM, it will be discussed at Airspace World!

Sustainability is arguably the hottest topic right now. In this issue, we look at the complex science of contrails. How the industry manages contrail formation will be an important factor in it’s net zero 2050 ambition. We also explore how LVNL and skeyes achieved Level 3 GreenATM accreditation. Their experience will help all ANSPs improve their sustainability efforts.

Happy Reading!

Clearing the air on contrails

Michelle Bishop, CANSO’s Director Programmes, says the industry must undertake the necessary studies on ways to reduce contrail formation.

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Collaboration and integration the keys to modern airspace

Tim Arel, Chief Operating Officer at the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Organization and Chair, CANSO LAC3, says air navigation service providers must act as operational integrators for new airspace users. 

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Overcoming challenges in African safety

CANSO has an important role to play in bridging the knowledge gap and making African skies safer.

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