Airservices Australia plans to replace its traffic management system

    Airservices Australia announced (01-May-2017) it is moving to replace its air traffic management system as part of a major capital expenditure programme of more than AUD1 billion (USD752 million) over the next five years. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester stated: “The programme includes investment in critical air traffic infrastructure, facilities and services to enhance the safety, efficiency and capacity of the Australian air traffic network to meet anticipated continuing growth in the Australian aviation industry”.