Australia’s provider of air traffic control and aviation fire fighting will today mark 20 years of delivering world-class air navigation services and one of the best aviation safety records in the world.
Airservices Australia has entered the next stage of delivering Australia’s future civil-military air traffic control system, signing the initial contracts for the design and build of the software system.
We note your correction and apology to Sir Angus published in the Weekend Australian on 18 July 2015 in response to our correspondence of 17 July. It is disappointing that following the apology, your revised online article still misrepresents Airservices position on a number of points and has introduced new inaccuracies.
Airservices today reiterated its commitment to aviation safety and refuted comments published in The Australian.
Airservices has refuted claims in The Australian today that flying into or out of Gladstone and
Ballina airports is unsafe – air traffic services continue to be safely delivered at these locations.
Your article yesterday ‘Houston gave wrong impression on rules around airport fireys’ (15 July 2015) makes inaccurate and misleading claims that are damaging to the good reputation of Airservices and our Chairman Sir Angus Houston.
Airservices has today refuted a number of inaccurate and misleading claims in The Australian and has reaffirmed that flying in Australia’s skies remains one of the safest ways to travel.
Dear Mr Mathieson, Your article today, ‘Air safety body fails to follow own plan’ (14 July 2015) has several inaccuracies and continues to make misleading claims about Airservices and aviation safety in Tasmania. The article and headline assert that the Tasmanian Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) ‘radar’ system did not meet its intended objectives. As we […]
Two recent articles in The Australian, ‘Radical overhaul to deliver safer skies’ (11 July 2015) and ‘Pilots back reforms for air space overhaul’ (13 July 2015) continue to make false and misleading claims about air traffic services in Australia and about Airservices Australia.
This week two articles in The Australian, ‘Pilots told to switch off $6m radar system’ (Monday 6 July 2015) and ‘Rural flyers in revolt over bid to scrap beacon’ (Tuesday 7 July 2015) continue to make inaccurate and misleading claims about Airservices and aviation safety in Australia.
With the support of the aviation industry, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) introduced regulations that will ensure most passenger aircraft in Australia are fitted with satellite based navigation systems from May 2016.
Airservices has reaffirmed that air traffic operations in Tasmania are safe and that navigation equipment used across the state is state-of-the-art.
Airservices Australia last week made civil aviation history when for the first time its air traffic controllers safely guided a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) remotely-operated aircraft, commonly referred to as a ‘drone’, through civilian airspace ahead of next week’s Exercise Talisman Sabre.
The Australian’s article today ‘Houston declines to explain executive bonuses’ (Wednesday 1 July 2015) continues to make inaccurate and misleading claims about Airservices.
Your articles today ‘Senators agog at $800k air bonuses’ and ‘Houston, we have a problem’ (Friday, 19 June 2015) have made a number of inaccurate and misleading claims, including several issues that have previously been drawn to the attention of The Australian.
Australia has become one of the first countries in the world to comply with an international requirement to more closely track all suitably equipped flights in its oceanic airspace following the expansion of a trial that began in late January.
Airservices Chief Executive Officer Margaret Staib presented at Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation’s (CANSO) air traffic management summit in South Africa on Monday 15 June 2015. Held in Durban from 14-16 June, CANSO’s Global ATM Summit focused on four aspects of strengthening air traffic management—economics, technology, infrastructure and regulatory. The summit focused on what is […]
Your articles today ‘Air salaries up and Houston pushed to clarify $4m blowout’ (Monday 15 June 2015) and headlines contained serious inaccuracies in reference to executive remuneration.
Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) today for the operation of the Heron remotely piloted Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) in Australian civil airspace.
Airservices has awarded 10 young Australians with a Giving Young Flyers Training Support (GYFTS) scholarship to encourage them to learn to fly and support their dreams of a career in aviation.
Air traffic controllers at Perth Airport will now be able to see and identify every aircraft and equipped vehicles on runways and taxiways through the ongoing investment in the latest technology by Airservices.