Airspace

Master Architect

August 7, 2018 0

European lawmakers are mulling a European Upper Flight Information Region or EUIR to support their ultimate vision of a trans-European motorway in the sky. The SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) has been tasked by the European […]

Communications

Tracing The Future

August 7, 2018 0

SITAONAIR’s François Bardin discusses the status and challenges of datalink in Europe My involvement in European datalink services (DLS) began in 1997 with the Eurocontrol PETAL programme at Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC). Its aim […]

Communications

SESAR DM, ESA ink Iris co-operation pact

August 7, 2018 0

SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) marking the start of the collaboration between both organisations. The MoC will see both organisations coordinate over the deployment […]

Airports

SESAR Follow The Greens concept maturing

July 25, 2018 0

A ground lighting system that provides airfield traffic with a safer way to make its way around the airport tarmac, taxiways and runways has passed its validation campaign. The trials which formed the European SESAR […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Controllers demand Brussels ease cost-cutting

July 18, 2018 0

European controllers are insisting that the severe economic impact of Brussels legislation on air navigation service providers is crippling investment in both infrastructure and people. Europe’s transport chief Violeta Bulc in a joint statement with Karima Delli, […]

CAAs/ANSPs

France is hobbling Single Sky progress: Senate

June 18, 2018 1

French air traffic control must learn from its mistakes and make significant efforts if it is to handle the ever-increasing levels of air traffic with renewed efficiency, according to a Senate report which proposes a raft […]

CAAs/ANSPs

AVINOR advances multiple remote tower ops

May 31, 2018 0

Norwegian air service provider AVINOR with Indra and its Norwegian subsidiary, Indra Navia as technology provider, have successfully completed the first test in a series of validations within SESAR 2020 programme to simultaneously manage traffic in […]

CAAs/ANSPs

FAB CE partners on NAVAID interoperability

May 25, 2018 0

The chief executives of FAB CE’s seven air navigation service providers (ANSPs) have given the go-ahead for a NAVAID optimisation project that will improve interoperability and data sharing through the optimisation of infrastructure, reducing duplication […]