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    AIAA to Assume Publication of Air Traffic Control Quarterly
    Journal Name Changed to Journal of Air Transportation Effective January 1, 2016

    November 19, 2015 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has agreed to assume publication of Air Traffic Control Quarterly (ATCQ), currently published by the Air Traffic Control Association, effective January 1, 2016. ATCQ will be renamed the Journal of Air Transportation (JAT).

    JAT will be a peer-reviewed journal focusing on new developments in air traffic management and aviation operations of all flight vehicles, including unmanned aerial vehicles, and space vehicles operating in the global aerospace system. The scope of the journal will include applications, economics, operations, policy, technologies, and theory. The topics the journal will cover include airline economics, aviation policy, avionics, collision avoidance, traffic flow management, and flight operations and procedures.

    “AIAA is pleased to further support the air traffic management community with the acquisition of this journal” said Karl Bilimoria, interim editor-in-chief.

    AIAA also wishes gives special acknowledgment to the MITRE Corporation, NASA and the FAA for their steadfast support of ATCQ over the years.

    Archives of ATCQ will be available with subscription to JAT.


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