Air traffic control Current Affairs, GK & News
The International Air Transport Association recently announced that Shanghai is the world’s most connected city in the world. Along with Shanghai, three other cities such as Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou have emerged as the most connected cities in the world. Key Highlights Earlier London was the most connected city in the world according to the ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On May 8, 2020, the Ministry of Defence signed a contract with the TATA POWER SED to modernize infrastructure of 37 airfields of Indian Air Force. The cost of the project is estimated to be around Rs 1,200 crore. The Plan Under Phase-1 of the Modernization of Airfield Infrastructure, the airfields of the Indian Air ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Defence Current Affairs
India approaches ICAO after Pakistan denied Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s special flight use of its airspace
India has recently approached the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) after Pakistan denied Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s special flight the use of its airspace. This is the 3rd time in recent weeks that Islamabad has refused to allow Indian leaders to use its airspace after turning down last month requests by President Ram Nath Kovind ..
Topics: Air traffic control • Airspace • Government of India • Gujarati people • Human activities • Indian Hindus • International Civil Aviation Organization • Members of the Lok Sabha • Narendra Modi • Ram Nath Kovind
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated the Central Command Centre for Air Traffic Flow Management (C-ATFM) at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. The C-ATFM system is primarily meant to address the balancing of capacity against the demand to achieve optimum utilization of the major resources viz., airport, airspace and aircraft at every Indian airport ..
India now has a state-of-the-art Central Command Centre for Air Traffic Flow Management (C-ATFM) in New Delhi, which will optimise utilisation of resources such as airspace and aircraft at the capacity-constrained Indian airports. What is C-ATFM system? It is a system that integrates flight data from various subsystems like ATC (Air Traffic Control) Automation System, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Airports Authority of India (AAI) signs pact with Boeing to modernize air traffic management in India
The US aircraft maker Boeing co and national airports body Airports Authority of India (AAI) have signed a technical assistance agreement for developing a comprehensive roadmap for modernisation of air traffic services in the country. The air traffic services comprise Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) and Air Traffic Management (ATM). The 10-year modernisation roadmap will ..
Topics: Air navigation service providers • Air traffic control • Air traffic management • Airports Authority of India • Aviation • Human activities • Ministry of Civil Aviation • National Airspace System