News

2013 18 December,
In accordance with the demands stipulated by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), the meteorological aviation specialists (meteorological observers and forecasters) providing meteorological service for Air Navigation shall meet the appropriate WMO competence standards.
2013 29 October,
SJSC „Latvijas gaisa satiksme” has started the 5th cycle of quality management system certification. On the grounds of audit results „Bureau Veritas Latvia” Ltd has reissued SJSC „Latvijas gaisa satiksme” a certificate confirming compliance of the quality management system with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.
2013 25 October,
The Latvian air navigation service provider Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme (LGS) will introduce the Mode S Interrogator Code Conflict Alerter (MICCA) of the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung which detects and displays Mode S target acquisition problems in real time. The main feature of the application is to identify interrogator code conflicts which can result in aircraft not being detected by one or more Mode S sensors. By taking on this technology, LGS is fulfilling the European Commission's requirements contained in Article 7 of Regulation (EC) 262/2009, which states that the ANSPs of Member States must provide monitoring of such interrogator code conflicts in a timely manner. The installation of the application, the adaptation to the local infrastructure and the training of personnel are scheduled to be completed by February 2014.
2013 14 October,
The third meeting of the NEFAB Council since the entry into force of the NEFAB State Level Agreement took place in Oslo on 19 September 2013. The Council addressed important issues regarding the future strategic direction of NEFAB, including measures to meet the soon to be confirmed European wide performance targets.
2013 07 October,
30th September - 1th October in Riga heads of ANSPs of European Nordic States come together for Borealis Alliance Board meeting. Borealis Alliance includes the ANSPs of Denmark (Naviair), Estonia (EANS), Finland (Finavia), Iceland (Isavia), Ireland (IAA), Latvia (LGS), Norway (Avinor), Sweden (LFV) and the UK (NATS).  
 
2013 21 June,
CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) called on States to adopt global measures to mitigate the environmental impact of aviation. States are urged to reach agreement on a basket of reforms proposed by the aviation industry at the 38th Session of the ICAO Assembly in September. These will enable the industry to achieve its goal of carbon neutral growth from 2020 and include measures on operations, infrastructure, and technology as well as market-based measures.
2013 13 June,
Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) from six North European countries have decided to work together to implement Free Route Airspace in the entire airspace over Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Latvia.
2013 26 April,
April 19th SJSC “International Airport “Riga”” and SJSC “Latvijas gaisa satiksme” visited colleagues from Finland aviation enterpriser “Finavia” airport Lappeenranta.
2013 22 April,
North European functional airspace block (NEFAB) CEO meets in Riga and discuss about future development plans.SJSC "Latvijas gaisa satiksme" organized event for NEFAB CEO’s to meet colleagues from the Latvian, Estonian, Finnish and Norwegian.
2013 22 January,
SESAR co-sponsored project under the AIRE initiative to establish state-of-the art fuel efficient procedures to lower emissions, enhance operations and reduce noise. Latvian national airline airBaltic together with its consortium partners Quovadis and Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme launched a new project under the Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions (AIRE) to operate Europe’s first green flights for turboprop aircraft. The AMBER project will establish new arrival procedures for Riga Airport that will shorten the distances flown, improve flight trajectories to avoid residential areas and reduce people’s exposure to noise, as well as cut fuel consumption and emissions.
2013 08 January,
Paul Riemens, Chairman of the CANSO Executive Committee visited SJSC „Latvijas gaisa satiksme” (LGS) on January 7-8, 2013.While visiting LGS Mr.Riemens met with chairman of the board Davids Taurins, and Baiba Broka and Elmars Svede, members of the board of the LGS.