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Sunshine Coast Airport Flight Path Changes Post Implementation Review (PIR) Draft Report available for comment

Airservices Australia is inviting the Sunshine Coast community to comment on the Sunshine Coast Airport Flight Path Changes Post Implementation…
Santa and an Airservices team member check his flight path ahead of Operation Present Drop.

Santa makes flying visit to Airservices Australia ahead of Operation Present Drop this Christmas

Check out all the video action of Santa’s visit to Airservices here. With Christmas fast approaching, Santa made a special,…

Santa is coming and so are the planes!

The first sign of tinsel in the shops, empty shelves where the Christmas lights once were. The signs are unmistakable:…
Aerial photograph of Brisbane airport runways at dusk

Brisbane New Parallel Runway Flight Paths Post Implementation Review Draft Report available for comment

Airservices Australia is inviting the Brisbane community to comment on the Brisbane New Parallel Runway Flight Paths Post Implementation Review…

Airservices marks International Day of the Air Traffic Controller

The nation’s air navigation service provider, Airservices Australia, is today celebrating International Day of the Air Traffic Controller. Airservices is…
Aerial photograph of Brisbane airport runways at dusk

Airservices’ Response to TRAX Final Report

Airservices Australia has today released its response to the Brisbane New Parallel Runway Flight Paths Post Implementation Review (PIR) Independent…

‘Every day is different, that’s why I love being an air traffic controller’ 

Melbourne air traffic controller recruit Zerah Gordon has passed the all-important final phase of her challenging theory and field training…

Airservices leads aviation industry at 38th Airline/ATS Safety Forum

Airservices Australia has shared key resilience measures to a 70-strong crowd of aviation leaders at the recent 38th Airline/ATS Safety…
Kristian Palich is almost at the end of his journey to becoming an air traffic controller.

Airservices welcomes 65 new guardians of the Australian sky

Airservices Australia is boosting its air traffic controller numbers, with 65 new recruits set to join the team of highly…
Urban sky with air mobility vehicles in Melbourne

Airservices begins development of Australia’s Flight Information Management System

Airservices Australia has selected four companies to begin prototyping Australia’s first Flight Information Management System (FIMS) which will support the…
Air Traffic Controller Susie McGough stands in Perth ATC Tower

Regional air traffic control: A unique perspective

After spending nearly a decade as an air traffic controller in Melbourne, Susie McGough was ready for her next challenge.…

Beyond the control tower

In this video series, we will be sharing several episodes that will explain the bits and bobs of air traffic…

Seven decades of Perth Tower transformation

Perth Airport and its air traffic control tower have had many transformations over the past 80 years. The simple wooden,…

Women encouraged to become air traffic controllers

A job in air traffic control can be rewarding, stimulating and flexible, with plenty of opportunity for career progression no…

ILS goes live at Gold Coast Airport

A significant milestone will be reached today when the Instrument Landing System (ILS) is switched on at Gold Coast Airport…

Working in air traffic control – a family tradition

As Airservices Australia is currently recruiting for experienced air traffic controllers, this inspiring story by air traffic controller Henk Holtzhausen…

Airservices announces two major milestones in OneSKY program

Airservices Australia today announced it has reached two major milestones in OneSKY, the world-leading program being undertaken jointly with the…

Full immersion training experience with 360-degree simulator

With Brisbane’s parallel runway on track to open in 2020, Airservices Australia has launched its brand new 360-Degree Control Tower…

A new system to better communicate weather changes to pilots

Airservices will establish a new system improving the way unexpected but significant weather changes are identified and alerted to pilots.…

Working together with industry to produce aerial imagery

Airservices recently worked with Spookfish, a company that creates aerial views of current conditions on the ground. We provided them…

Airservices Australia tests new satellite navigation system in regional centres

Airservices Australia has successfully trialled a new, advanced satellite navigation system aimed at improving safety and efficiency at regional and…

Airservices Australia waives $2M in service fees for five not-for-profit aeromedical operators

Airservices Australia has announced it will waive more than $2 million in annual service charges for five not-for-profit aeromedical operators…

New data sharing system to save aviation industry millions

A new state-of-the-art information sharing platform that will instantly synchronise data for air traffic controllers and operations staff at airports,…

Satellite technology pinpoints regional pilots in new aviation trial

A pioneering new trial led by Airservices Australia will use advanced satellite positioning to guide aircraft to within a few…