Airservices Australia today announced it has reached two major milestones in OneSKY, the world-leading program being undertaken jointly with the Department of Defence.
Airservices Australia has completed a Preliminary Site Investigation (PSI) for PFAS contamination at Adelaide Airport related to the historic operations of Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Service (ARFFS). The PSI is part of a National PFAS Management Program and was conducted by independent consultants GHD.
With Brisbane’s parallel runway on track to open in 2020, Airservices Australia has launched its brand new 360-Degree Control Tower Simulator (CTS).
Airservices Australia Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield addressed delegates at the Regional Aviation Association of Australia’s National Convention last Friday 26 October 2018.
Airservices Australia today released the results of its Preliminary Site Investigation (PSI) into PFAS contamination at Hobart Airport. The PSI included a desktop review of available information and a limited environmental sampling program. The study was conducted by independent environmental consultants from SEMF Pty Ltd.
Airservices Australia has published its 2017–18 Annual Report, demonstrating its commitment to delivering safe, more efficient and innovative services for all who operate in Australia’s skies.
Airservices will establish a new system improving the way unexpected but significant weather changes are identified and alerted to pilots. Launching on 8 November 2018, the alerting function of special weather reports (SPECI) will be operating through an upgraded NAIPS system.
As part of Airservices Aeromedical Services Charity Support Program, Airservices Australia has waived an additional $52,000 in annual service charges for two not-for-profit aeromedical operators – CQ Rescue and Capricorn Helicopter Rescue.
Airservices recently worked with Spookfish, a company that creates aerial views of current conditions on the ground. We provided them guidance in their shooting process (capture program) in and out of controlled airspace.
Airservices Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Service (ARFFS) Melbourne crew were recently called upon to assist with the control of a major industrial fire in West Footscray, VIC, which started on 30 August 2018 and lasted about five days.
Airservices Australia will be participating in a full emergency management exercise “SYDEX18” at Sydney Airport today (23 August 2018) at midday as part of the Airport Emergency Plan (AEP).
Airservices Australia’s Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield today welcomed the publication of the organisation’s 2018-19 Corporate Plan, which demonstrates Airservices ongoing commitment to delivering value to Australia’s aviation industry.
To further understand Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) as recently communicated via our press release, Andrew Andersen from Australian Flying explains what it means for general aviation in this feature.
The Australian Research Council (ARC) this week announced $8.2 million in grants as part of the national PFAS Remediation Research Program. Airservices Australia is pleased to announce its support for two of the awarded projects, both of which are being led by researchers from The University of Queensland (UQ).
Airservices statement to media (July 2018) regarding the historical use of PFAS containing foams at Australian airports.
Airservices Australia has successfully trialled a new, advanced satellite navigation system aimed at improving safety and efficiency at regional and rural airports.
Airservices Australia has announced it will waive more than $2 million in annual service charges for five not-for-profit aeromedical operators – Angel Flight, CareFlight, LifeFlight, Little Wings and Royal Flying Doctor Service.
A new state-of-the-art information sharing platform that will instantly synchronise data for air traffic controllers and operations staff at airports, is set to save the aviation industry an estimated $52 million over the next decade.
Today in a letter to journalist Ean Higgins, Airservices Australia CEO Jason Harfield refuted recent allegations published in The Australian suggesting regional airlines will incur higher charges to fund OneSKY across the country.
Airservices Australia accepts all of the recommendations made by the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman (ANO) in the report – Investigation into complaints about the introduction of new flight paths in Hobart – issued 27 April.
A pioneering new trial led by Airservices Australia will use advanced satellite positioning to guide aircraft to within a few metres, improving safety and efficiency in our skies.