THE VALUE IN KEEPING ATCOS ENGAGED THROUGHOUT ATM RECOVERY

THE VALUE IN KEEPING ATCOS ENGAGED THROUGHOUT ATM RECOVERY

The world over, ANSPs and airports are currently operating at reduced staffing levels in response to far fewer flights in need of service. As such, controllers are either working less frequently or not at all through furlough schemes. Even those now on-shift in the...
SIMULATING COVID IMPACTS ON AIRFIELD OPERATIONS

SIMULATING COVID IMPACTS ON AIRFIELD OPERATIONS

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic air traffic levels quickly dropped to around 70% globally. Now we are starting to observe a movement towards traffic recovery.  Commercial flying is starting to resume with health and safety measures strictly embedded into the...
THE FUTURE OF ATM – CURRENT REFLECTIONS

THE FUTURE OF ATM – CURRENT REFLECTIONS

Two months ago, as the coronavirus pandemic was taking hold, we completed our series of blogs on the future of ATM by concluding that despite the current crisis, the need to act remains. If aviation is to be part of the carbon free future, then ATM modernisation is...
Reflection on PCP to CP1

Reflection on PCP to CP1

One of the first events I attended after joining Think, four years ago was the “Sneak Preview” event organised by the SESAR Deployment Manager for the 2016 transport calls. It was a well organised and typically Brussels event. Over a hundred industry experts gathered at the Sheraton Hotel to enjoy each other’s company as much as the presentations. An excellent networking opportunity for a consultant in a new role with a new company.

STRENGTHENING HUMAN PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENTS IN SESAR WAVE 2

STRENGTHENING HUMAN PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENTS IN SESAR WAVE 2

It is important that HF contributors are able to collect the right data during the validation exercises(s) to provide evidence against each of the HF issues and benefits. If not, additional HP activities will be required to fill the gaps, creating unwanted work.