Air traffic management improvement off course: IATA

October 10, 2011 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is warning that states are falling behind in their commitments to improve Europe’s notoriously inefficient air traffic management. According to the latest independent Performance Review Body (PRB) report and […]

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FABEC traffic increase slows down

September 27, 2011 0

In the last three months, the rise in air traffic has slowed down considerably in large parts of FABEC airspace, following a European trend. Based on the data provided by Eurocontrol, FABEC recorded in May […]

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Single European Sky II will falter without EC leadership: EESC

September 23, 2011 0

Europe´s air traffic management system risks falling behind in the global market, undermining the competitive future of its aviation industry, warned the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). The Single European Sky (SES) II package […]


Frequentis wins ground-breaking FABEC N-VCS contract

September 6, 2011 0

Frequentis has won the contract to supply the new N-VCS voice communication system for the FABEC programme. DSNA (the French air navigation service provider) and EUROCONTROL´s Maastricht Upper AreaControl Centre (UAC) have entrusted Frequentis with […]

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Eurocontrol receives green light as Network Manager

September 2, 2011 0

Eurocontrol has just received the official go ahead to take on the new role of Network Manager for which it was nominated by the European Commission in July. Eurocontrol had to seek formal approval of […]

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New surveillance performance and aircraft identification rules issued

August 25, 2011 0

Following the positive opinion of the Single European Sky Committee on the Surveillance Performance and Interoperability (SPI) and Aircraft Identification (ACID) implementing rules, the European Commission is proceeding with the formal adoption process. EUROCONTROL developed […]

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Major ATM project receives EU support

August 10, 2011 0

An essential project in the development of the Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) will receive almost €13.8 million in EU support from the 2010 TEN-T Multi-Annual Call. The study will identify solutions to further […]


Sabre to play key role in Single European ATC project

August 3, 2011 0

A consortium including Sabre Airline Solutions has won a major contract to research the future of air traffic management in Europe. The Fly4D consortium, coordinated by aircraft manufacturer Airbus, was contracted by Eurocontrol on behalf […]