The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren Truss MP, yesterday announced a trial being led by Airservices Australia to more closely track flights in oceanic areas.
Australia’s air navigation service provider, Airservices Australia is showcasing the diverse range of professions on offer at the organisation at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon Airport.
Thales Australia has been chosen to commence work with Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force on the development of a single civil-military air traffic management system.
Aviators and visitors attending this year’s Australian International Airshow at Avalon Airport, near Geelong Victoria, will have Airservices staff working hard behind-the-scenes to ensure that safety at the airshow is the number one priority.
Airservices Australia has introduced further initiatives at Brisbane and Perth Airports as part of its Airport Capacity Enhancement program that will enable an increase in the number of aircraft movements that can be safely managed at each airport.
Airservices is delivering annual fuel cost savings to airlines estimated at $18.2 million through a system introduced to reduce airborne delays, help save fuel and associated emissions, enhance safety and reduce air traffic congestion.
Airservices today reaffirmed that air traffic operations at and around Adelaide Airport would continue to be safe under changes to the way in which airspace is managed.
The project to install an instrument landing system (ILS) at Gold Coast Airport has reached a significant milestone, following Airservices Australia’s referral of the ground works component associated with the installation to the federal Department of the Environment for assessment.
Airservices Australia has signed a contract worth approximately $20 million with Saab Sensis to install the latest digital technology into air traffic control towers at the Gold Coast, Perth, Cairns and Brisbane airports.
Airservices Australia would like to congratulate our Chair, Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) on the appointment of his Knighthood by Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Australia Day.
Last night was one of the busiest nights in the year for our air traffic controllers. Santa departed Australian airspace in the early hours of this morning. Our air traffic controllers reported that everything went smoothly. Santa also thanked Airservices for helping him travel safely and wished everyone a very Happy Christmas. Below are audio […]
As the countdown to Christmas approaches, Airservices meteorology experts are keeping a close eye on weather patterns to provide Santa with the latest forecast for his flight across Australia.
Airservices has today released a video showing the flight path that Santa will take later this week that enables him to visit more than nine million homes on Christmas Eve.
Airservices has received Santa’s flight plan and has double checked its systems and lists to make sure that everything is ready for Santa’s visit next week.
Women who are interested in pursuing a career in aviation are invited to apply for the Airservices-sponsored Australian Women Pilots’ Association (AWPA) Flight Training Scholarships by the end of January 2015.
Santa recently took the time to visit Australia and tour our facilities to ensure that everything was set for his visit on Christmas Eve.
December marks the 10th anniversary of Automatic Dependant Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology for the safe and efficient separation of aircraft in Australia’s airspace, predominantly in remote areas where there is no conventional radar coverage.
Airservices will share its preparations for Santa’s visit to Australia on Christmas Eve, with the 2014 launch of its dedicated Santa website and Facebook page earlier this week.
The Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd MP today officially opened a $9.2 million aviation rescue fire fighting station at Gladstone Airport – the first of three new fire stations Airservices Australia will soon be opening around the country.
Airservices latest group of 15 technical trainees have graduated from the TAFE NSW Riverina Institute with a Diploma of Engineering at a ceremony in Wagga Wagga yesterday.
Airservices Chair, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston today addressed the 600 plus delegates at this year’s Australian Airports Association (AAA) National Conference held at the Gold Coast.