Passengers flying across the Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Zealand and the United States can feel secure that their flight will be more frequently tracked due to close cooperation between Airservices Australia, Airways New Zealand and the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration.
Airservices is confident that Tasmanian airspace is safe. The travelling public can be assured that all passenger flights in Tasmania are supported by continuous air traffic services delivered by highly trained air traffic controllers helping to keep them safe at all times.
Airservices invites those looking for an exciting career in aviation to explore Airservices diverse career opportunities at the Aviation Careers Expo in Brisbane on 22 August 2015.
Airservices has commissioned a temporary radar at Melbourne Airport to ensure the continued safe and efficient movement of air traffic while a radar located at Mount Macedon is upgraded.
Airservices has robust probity and procurement process in place for all of its tender activities, including those undertaken for the OneSKY Australia program.
Airservices, the nation’s air navigation services provider, has replaced radars at Tabletop near Townsville and Mt Alma near Rockhampton, to ensure the continued safe and efficient movement of high level air traffic in the region.
Airservices is seeking feedback from the aviation industry on a proposal that will set prices for its services over the next five years.
Airservices Australia has decided not to proceed with a proposed flight path trial for night-time departures to the south of Perth Airport.
Airservices Australia, the national air traffic provider, has announced that Margaret Staib, Chief Executive Officer will not be renewing her term in October and will leave Airservices in August this year.
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.
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.