Appointment of Aircraft Noise Ombudsman

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Appointment of Aircraft Noise Ombudsman

3 Feb 2017

Airservices Chair Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) has today announced the appointment of Ms Narelle Bell as Australia’s next Aircraft Noise Ombudsman. Ms Bell will take up her appointment on 8 February 2017.

Angus Houston

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Angus Houston

23 Nov 2016

Airservices Chair Angus Houston addresses delegates at this years AAA National Conference.

Airservices CEO presents at RAAA

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Airservices CEO presents at RAAA

21 Oct 2016

Airservices Australia Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield presented at this year’s Regional Aviation Association of Australia’s National Convention this afternoon.

Jason Harfield

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Jason Harfield

21 Oct 2016

Airservices CEO, Jason Harfield addressing delegates at the RAAA National Convention

The New Airservices

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The New Airservices

20 Oct 2016

As an organisation, we embrace change and are clearly demonstrating our commitment to initiate necessary improvement and the pursuit of innovation.

Airservices CEO: Towards the new Airservices

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Airservices CEO: Towards the new Airservices

24 Aug 2016

Airservices Australia Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield today detailed the important changes the organisation is making to be a more efficient and valued service provider for its customers and the greater aviation industry.

Waypoint CEO

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Waypoint CEO

24 Aug 2016

Airservices Australia Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield speaking at Waypoint 2016

Memorandum of Understanding signed with the ATSB

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Memorandum of Understanding signed with the ATSB

14 Jun 2016

Airservices has signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) marking the continuation of close cooperation with Australia’s air navigation service provider and the independent transport safety investigator. Airservices CEO Jason Harfield signed the MoU alongside outgoing ATSB Chief Commissioner Martin Dolan in Canberra on 9 June to enhance […]

Appointment of Airservices Australia CEO

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Appointment of Airservices Australia CEO

4 Mar 2016

The Chair of Airservices Australia, Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) reaffirmed today that the Board of Airservices Australia has undertaken a recruitment process for the CEO that is consistent with best practice in both the public and private sectors.

ATC graduation March 2016

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ATC graduation March 2016

4 Mar 2016

Graduate David Ricketts is the recipient of the Don Charlwood Award, an award presented to the most outstanding graduate, demonstrating technical and professional excellence. David works as an en route controller in Brisbane. Award presented on 4 March 2016. Pictured alongside Linda Spurr, Airservices General Manager Learning Academy.

OneSKY Australia—one step closer

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OneSKY Australia—one step closer

25 Feb 2016

Unifying Australian skies under one air traffic management system has taken another step forward today, with the signing of a contract with Thales Australia for advanced work on software design assurance for Australia’s future air traffic management system.

Waypoint 2015

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Waypoint 2015

3 Dec 2015

Acting CEO Jason Harfield officially opens Airservices annual industry Waypoint conference in Canberra.

Waypoint 2015

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Waypoint 2015

3 Dec 2015

Acting CEO Jason Harfield officially opens Airservices annual industry Waypoint conference in Canberra.

Airservices focused on safety and efficiency

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Airservices focused on safety and efficiency

2 Nov 2015

Airservices Australia, the national air navigation services provider, continued to make significant investment in delivering a safer and more efficient national airways system in 2014-15, as outlined in its Annual Report published today.

Becoming ‘match fit’ for the future

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Becoming ‘match fit’ for the future

23 Oct 2015

The opportunities for Airservices to continue its transformation to meet the challenges currently facing the industry were the focus of Acting Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield’s speech to the Regional Aviation Association of Australia’s annual conference this afternoon.

Airservices talks technology at Safeskies 2015

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Airservices talks technology at Safeskies 2015

23 Sep 2015

Airservices Australia Acting Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield focused on the safety and efficiency benefits that will flow from advances in aviation technology at this year’s Safeskies conference in Canberra.

Safeskies 2015

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Safeskies 2015

23 Sep 2015

Airservices Acting Chief Executive Officer, Jason Harfield, presents as part of a panel session of ‘The Aviation Policy Group Perspective’ at the biennial Safeskies Conference in Canberra on 23 September.

Safeskies 2015

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Safeskies 2015

23 Sep 2015

Airservices Chair Sir Angus Houston gives the Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture at the biennial Safeskies Conference in Canberra on 22 September 2015.

Airservices ramps up contribution to aerospace

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Airservices ramps up contribution to aerospace

10 Sep 2015

Airservices has become a corporate partner of the world’s only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community, the Royal Aeronautical Society, to actively contribute to education and information exchange within the aviation industry across Australia and around the world.

Asia Pacific region leads the world in global aircraft tracking

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Asia Pacific region leads the world in global aircraft tracking

24 Aug 2015

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.

Tasmanian airspace is safe

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Tasmanian airspace is safe

23 Aug 2015

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.

CEO to leave Airservices

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CEO to leave Airservices

31 Jul 2015

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.

Response to The Australian

Letter To The Editor

Response to The Australian

22 Jul 2015

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.

Response to The Australian

Letter To The Editor

Response to The Australian

14 Jul 2015

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 […]

Response to The Australian

Letter To The Editor

Response to The Australian

13 Jul 2015

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.

Response to The Australian

Letter To The Editor

Response to The Australian

8 Jul 2015

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.

Response to The Australian

Letter To The Editor

Response to The Australian

1 Jul 2015

The Australian’s article today ‘Houston declines to explain executive bonuses’ (Wednesday 1 July 2015) continues to make inaccurate and misleading claims about Airservices.

Response to the Australian

Letter To The Editor

Response to the Australian

22 Jun 2015

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.

Airservices shares insights into OneSKY at CANSO Global ATM Summit

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Airservices shares insights into OneSKY at CANSO Global ATM Summit

16 Jun 2015

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 […]

Response to The Australian

Letter To The Editor

Response to The Australian

15 Jun 2015

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.

TLISC Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development (Aviation) award

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TLISC Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development (Aviation) award

10 Apr 2015

Airservices Australia has been recognised for excellence and innovation in air traffic control training at the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) Awards for Excellence on 9 April. Pictured left to right is Chad Burke (Initial Training Manager), Lorelle Black (Tower Team Leader), Steven Clarke (Air Traffic Services Head of School), Linda Spurr (GM Learning Academy), Charles Robinson (Operational Training Manager – Melbourne) and Fiona Lawton (Operational Training Manager – Brisbane).

Gold Coast ILS reaches milestone with referral

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Gold Coast ILS reaches milestone with referral

11 Feb 2015

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 Chair receives Knighthood

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Airservices Chair receives Knighthood

27 Jan 2015

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.

Santa visits Airservices

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Santa visits Airservices

12 Dec 2014

Santa recently took the time to visit Australia and tour our facilities to ensure that everything was set for his visit on Christmas Eve.

HARS Cheque presentation

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HARS Cheque presentation

7 Nov 2014

Airservices Manager Corporate Communication is shown the restoration work underway by the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society on the the Southern Cross II.

HARS Cheque presentation

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HARS Cheque presentation

7 Nov 2014

Airservices Manager Corporate Communication, Rob Walker (centre) presents a $30 000 cheque to President of the Historical Aviation Restoration Society, Bob De La Hunty (left) and Southern Cross II Project Manager Geoff Timms (right).

Airservices signs MOU for reservists with Defence

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Airservices signs MOU for reservists with Defence

21 Jul 2014

MOU signing between Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Airservices Australia, Canberra, ACT, 18 July, 2014. Ms Margaret Staib, CEO Airservicesand Major General Iain Spence, Head of Cadet, Reserve and Employer Support Division.

Good Friday Appeal 2014

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Good Friday Appeal 2014

6 Jun 2014

Staff involved in raising money for the Good Friday Appeal pose for a photo in from of a Mk8 fire truck at Melbourne Airport.

Airservices at Rotortech 2014

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Airservices at Rotortech 2014

6 Jun 2014

Manager Airline Relations, Kerry Bayley, addresses attendees at Rotortech 2014. The conference is run by the Australian Helicopter Industry Association Limited.

NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

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NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2014

6 Mar 2014

Executive General Manager Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF), Michelle Bennetts, is presented with an award for the Emerging Leader in the Public Sector category in the 2014 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards.

Greg Hood

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Greg Hood

1 Jan 2014

Airservices Executive General Manager, Air Traffic Control, Mr. Greg Hood.

Cathay at Melbourne

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Cathay at Melbourne

21 Nov 2013

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330 lands at Melbourne Airport. There are about around 200,000 aircraft movements a year at Melbourne Airport.

Darwin Coronial Inquest findings

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Darwin Coronial Inquest findings

20 Jun 2013

Airservices acknowledges Coroner Cavanagh’s findings and recommendations and has already been actively working to address the key areas outlined in the Coroner’s Report.

CEO to leave Airservices

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CEO to leave Airservices

17 May 2012

Airservices Australia has announced that its long serving Chief Executive Officer Mr Greg Russell has tendered his resignation.