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 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.
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.
Twenty five new aviation rescue fire fighters will commence work at airports around the country next week following their graduation from Airservices Learning Academy in Melbourne today.
Safety and efficiency improvements in Airservices delivery of air traffic control, aviation rescue fire fighting and air navigation services to customers has been reported in the organisation’s Annual Report 2013–14.
Airservices Australia will save more than 30 million litres of drinking water each year, following the commissioning of a water recycling plant at its hot fire training ground facility in Melbourne.
Thirty-eight new air traffic controllers will take up their positions across the country to keep Australia’s skies safe after their graduation from an intensive 18-month training course.
Airservices has today announced it will contribute $30 000 to assist the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) complete its restoration of the Southern Cross II.
Airservices will make two airspace changes at Gold Coast Airport in the next two months to improve noise impacts for local residents and enhance the safety and efficiency of air services to the airport.
Airservices aviation rescue fire fighting staff will be supporting young people living with cancer by collecting donations during National Bandanna Day on Friday 31 October.
Airservices Australia has presented awards to two air traffic controllers to mark the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller on Monday 20 October.
The 2014 Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) National Conference was held in the Hunter Valley.