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The road to recovery

The global pandemic has the aviation sector among others in a continuous mode of reaction. Amid all this uncertainty and the challenges it brings, how do we strengthen organisational resilience while mapping our road to recovery? Attila Simon, HungaroControl’s Director of Business Development represented European air navigation service providers (ANSP) in a recent webinar hosted …

Airport2020. 05. 14.

Weathering the storm: Air Navigation Service Providers versus COVID-19

Overview Recent travel restrictions and border closures amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have driven the aviation industry into paralysis. Currently, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is projecting the impact on the global air transport industry to be in the order of a 48% loss in worldwide passenger demand; equating to approximately $314USD billion …

Airport2020. 04. 23.

People first, Technology second

The importance of user-oriented design in air traffic management   People are an integral part of safe Air Traffic Management (ATM) operations at all levels. While technological advancement is continuous as we develop more and more sophisticated systems and machines, users change relatively little over time. Moreover, when technology fails, human creativity and skills of …

Airport2020. 04. 06.

Delivering the first unconditional Free Route Airspace in Europe

THE CONTEXT The International Civil Aviation Organization – under its Aviation System Block Upgrade Free Route Operations module – defines free routing as being airspace in which flight plans are not referencing segments of a published ATS route network to facilitate the utilisation of a user-preferred profile. In 2014, European Commission mandated (Regulation No. 716/2014) …

Airspace2020. 04. 03.

Discovering Digital in Dubai

Exploring the application of digital tower technology in the Middle-East’s gateway to the world THE CONTEXT Operational safety and service continuity are paramount to air navigation service delivery, especially for Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) who manages air navigation services at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) – contributors to the Dubai …

Airport2020. 03. 31.

Drone technology is revolutionizing the Hungarian economy

Opportunities for commercial application of drone technology, the forthcoming EU regulation, research and development activities for autonomous vehicles were discussed at the drone conference in Budapest in November 2019. Key international players in the industry, state decision makers, the private sector and the startup sector were also present at the event. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – …

Innovation2020. 03. 29.