Weekly review #153 - 8th June

Weekly review

 

First up, there's good news for Hong Kong International Airport, as they've announced that the Civil Aviation Department has renewed its aerodrome licence, which for the first time includes its new third runway and associated taxiways. Operator, Airport Authority of Hong Kong, plans to commence operations on the new runway later this year as scheduled.

 

Next up, Naviair, the Danish Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), has chosen Insero Air Traffic Solutions to deliver Insero AviCast in support of an urgent operational requirement for a new ATIS/VOLMET system, with implementation at Roskilde and Copenhagen Airports.

 

In other news, IBG has announced another milestone delivered in the preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar; completion of the Flight Validation phase that will enhance the terminal airspace supporting the ongoing QFIR project. This crucial flight validation phase was executed in close collaboration with Qatar Airways who provided their A380 and A350 Full Flight Simulators (FFS) located at their New Integrated Flight Training facility in Doha, Qatar.

 

Finally, EUROCONTROL has released some interesting data. Their short-term forecast shows that 9.5 million flights are expected in the Network this year (85% of 2019 levels), despite the impact of the invasion of Ukraine and global economic challenges.

 

If you're looking for more Radar Contact, you can find the latest episode here. This time, we had a guest from Norway. We talked with the Principal Engineer Kjell Arne Kamben from Edda Systems about the company's history, their products and services and more.

 

Airports news

  • Final hurdle passed for opening of Hong Kong’s new third runway – Airport World - Hong Kong International Airport announced that the Civil Aviation Department has renewed its aerodrome licence, which for the first time includes its new third runway and associated taxiways. Operator, Airport Authority of Hong Kong, plans to commence operations on the new runway later this year as scheduled.
  • Kathmandu airport implements new RNP AR procedures - The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has published an Aeronautical Information Publication amendment for the entry into service of new RNP AR approaches and departures developed by NAVBLUE for Tribhuvan International Airport, the main airport serving Kathmandu, surrounded by mountains with a very challenging operating environment. 

Market news

Context information

Reports and data

  • EUROCONTROL 3-year Forecast 2022-2024 - EUROCONTROL has released a short-term forecast, showing that 9.5 million flights are expected in the Network this year (85% of 2019 levels), despite the impact of the invasion of Ukraine and global economic challenges.

Research and innovation

UAV and UTM