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NEWS Tuesday, 25 February 2020 |

Airport air traffic control tower celebrates its 100th birthday

A familiar and sometimes iconic site at airports across the globe, the air traffic control tower, celebrates its 100th birthday today.

NEWS Tuesday, 10 December 2019 |

Gatwick's new arrivals management system to reduce holding times

An innovative cross border arrival management system, known as XMAN, has gone into operation at Gatwick Airport following a successful SESAR trial run by NATS and partners across Europe.

NEWS Wednesday, 10 July 2019 |

Cardiff awards NATS new air traffic services contract

NATS has secured a ten year contract to provide air traffic and engineering services and expertise for Cardiff Airport.

NEWS Friday, 03 May 2019 |

New time-based aircraft spacing system introduced at Toronto Pearson

An innovative air traffic control system that dynamically separates arriving aircraft by time instead of distance is being installed at the Toronto Area Control Centre to help improve flight punctuality at Canada’s busiest airport, Toronto Pearson.

NEWS Monday, 04 February 2019 |

NATS trialling the use of artificial intelligence to reduce delays at Heathrow

Air traffic management operator, NATS, has begun a trial to understand whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be used to help reduce flight delays.

NEWS Thursday, 31 January 2019 |

New radar at Glasgow Airport paves way for wind farm developoment

Plans for one of the largest wind farm developments in Scotland have been given the green light following the installation of a state-of-the-art radar system at Glasgow Airport.

NEWS Monday, 17 December 2018 |

Government gives green light to modernise UK airspace

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today launched its new Airspace Modernisation Strategy (AMS) that initiates the major overhaul of a key piece of national infrastructure. 

NEWS Monday, 17 September 2018 |

NATS confirms commitment to gender diversity

UK air traffic services provider NATS has become one of over 50 aviation and aerospace companies to sign the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter.

NEWS Wednesday, 12 September 2018 |

Cutting aircraft carbon emissions should be the top priority – new poll

Cutting aircraft carbon emissions should be the top priority for the aviation industry, according to research commissioned by air traffic service provider, NATS.

NEWS Thursday, 02 November 2017 |

London City Airport signs 10 year deal with NATS

London City Airport has chosen to continue its relationship with NATS as its air traffic service provider for the next 10 years through a multi-million pound strategic partnership signed this week.

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