Better runway operations, a smoother running air traffic control network and programs to improve the predictability of aircraft arrivals rates.
Airservices Australia has signed a contract worth approximately $20 million with Saab Sensis to install the latest digital technology into air traffic control towers at the Gold Coast, Perth, Cairns and Brisbane airports.
Airservices will fit the latest digital technology to existing air traffic control towers in the Gold Coast, Perth, Cairns and Brisbane as part of the continuing implementation of this world-leading technology around Australia.
A revised air route structure between Melbourne and Cairns is now in place as part of ongoing efforts by Airservices to make the safety of the Australian travelling public its highest priority.
Ash plumes resulting from an eruption of Sangeang Api in Indonesia on 30 May have continued to dissipate. Flights in and out of Darwin are expected to resume this afternoon.
All non-emergency flights in and out of Darwin have been suspended. Flights heading through northern Australia to overseas destinations are being re-routed.
Terminal area radar at Cairns, Queensland. Airservices uses terminal area radar, as well as en route radar, to assist with separation of aircraft in controlled airspace.
If you see a low-flying aircraft in your area this month, don’t be alarmed, chances are it’s Airservices Flight Inspection Service checking the navigational aids used by pilots daily.
If you see a low-flying aircraft in your area this month, don’t be alarmed, chances are it’s Airservices Flight Inspection Service (FIS) checking the navigational aids used by pilots daily.
Airservices has commissioned a new terminal area radar near Cairns Airport which will enhance surveillance of aircraft in the airspace around the airport.