Single European Sky

FABEC Project West uses real-time simulation on new routes

April 20, 2011 0

The civil ANSPs Belgocontrol, the French DSNA, EUROCONTROL´s Maastricht UAC and NATS (UK), together with their military colleagues from the Belgian and French Air Forces, validated an improved airspace structure during a two-week large-scale real-time […]

Single European Sky

First FAB report outlines airspace user savings

April 19, 2011 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and NATS have published the third UK-Ireland Functional Airspace Block (FAB) Plan for the period 2011–2014 and their annual report on progress achieved in 2010. The FAB, the first in […]

SESAR

Central European air traffic receives EU project boost

April 19, 2011 0

Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovenia will participate in a joint FABEC project with €1.4 million of EU co-financing. The study will identify solutions to implement Single European Sky II (SES II) legislation and […]

Single European Sky

EU study to improve UK/Irish co-ordination

April 15, 2011 0

The European Commission has awarded more than €1.15 million in financing to a study which aims to design and validate the establishment of High Level Sectors (HLS) over Irish and British airspace. This will allow […]

SESAR

North Atlantic RLongSM trial underway

April 14, 2011 0

The SESAR Joint Undertaking reports that the first day of trials of Reduced Longitudinal Separation Minimum in the North Atlantic (RLongSM) project took place on 5 April. The project, which is part of the AIRE […]

SESAR

New SESAR JU board chairman named

April 8, 2011 0

Matthias Ruete, Director General of the European Commission Mobility and Transport Directorate-General, has been appointed chairman of the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) Administrative Board. The SJU is the public-private partnership formed in 2007 to manage […]

SESAR

Industry fixed on FAB evolution: survey

March 31, 2011 0

The ATM industry’s short-term ambitions are focused on the development of Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs) and the Network Manager, according to a recent survey by an independent consultancy. The seventh Helios ATM Industry Survey was […]

SESAR

Commission highlights SESAR in ambitious plans

March 31, 2011 0

On 28 March, the European Commission adopted a comprehensive strategy (Transport 2050) for a competitive transport system that will increase mobility, remove major barriers in key areas and fuel growth and employment. At the same […]