Saturday , 22 January 2022

Tag Archives: GBAS

Getting Mumbai, Delhi, and Bangalore, off the world’s most delayed airports list

My post The world’s most delayed and most punctual airports, seems to have ignited a media frenzy within India. Times of India carried snippets from the article Sunday 11th January, which became a national story, and was picked up later that morning by the TV networks. A lot of Bangalore Aviation readers have been asking me questions relating to the …

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Air travel control systems modernised at major airports

According to a PIB release, at a recent parliamentary session of the Rajya Sabha, Minister for Civil Aviation, Praful Patel informed that major work in modernisation of Air Traffic Control System (ATCs) has been undertaken at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, Mangalore, Bangalore, Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Varanasi and Guwahati. The expenditure incurred by Airports Authority of India (AAI) on the …

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Newark airport to test Satellite Navigation to reduce delays

Next Generation Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) to use global positioning data to pinpoint aircraft positions, rather than Old Generation radar Newark Liberty International Airport will become the nation’s first major hub to test a new satellite navigation technology to help reduce flight delays, under an agreement approved today by the Port Authority’s board of commissioners. The technology, called Ground …

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Government approves GAGAN project to provide seamless navigation over India

The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation reports that the Government of India has approved the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Space Reseach Organisation’s (ISRO) proposal for the implementation of the GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) project for seamless navigation over Indian airspace at an estimated cost of INR 7.74 Billion. Ex-post facto approval has also been given …

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