Air Traffic Control

Toronto switches to time-based approach 

The Canadian hub is the first North American airport to use the technique

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Learn how Gatwick innovates aircraft turnarounds

A new handheld digital platform called AirTurn is being used by ground handlers at London/Gatwick as part of an “innovative” solution to transform aircraft turnarounds.

New UK military ATM system operational

A new Air Traffic Management (ATM) system is up and running at RAF Shawbury, with variants of the system intended to be rolled out across more than 60 UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) sites

HIAL air traffic controllers set to strike over centralisation plans

The movement has been set up to oppose the company’s programme to centralise services in Inverness

Sonderborg Airport enhances air traffic solutions

The Danish base plans to modernise operations to improve workflow and advance safety

Dronecloud and Frequentis partner to begin drone trials

The consortium is set to test the devices alongside air traffic control systems to help improve communications between drone operators and airside authorities

Swedavia’s Kiruna Airport introduces remote air traffic services

The new control tower operation is key to the group’s digitation strategy as it prepares to implement the new technology at three other Swedish hubs

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When the US Government Fired 12,000 Air Traffic Controllers

On August 5, 1981, US president Ronald Regan made a decision that would affect the commercial aviation sector for years. Key.Aero recalls the dramatic turn of events.

How Air Traffic Control Works

It's an incredibly important cog in the aviation machine, but how does air traffic control work?