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 […]


NLR develops virtual traffic lights for taxiing

June 7, 2018 0

Dutch researchers at NLR have tested and validated a so-called ‘Virtual Stop Bar Guidance Concept’ in its air traffic control simulator NARSIM (NLR ATC Research Simulator). This involved making several changes to the working position […]


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 […]


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 […]


SESAR showcases European digital flow tool

April 27, 2018 0

A new digital tool that could provide air traffic control centres across Europe with a shared view of expected traffic has been showcased by the European ATM modernisation initiative SESAR. SESAR members and partners have […]


Auditors to probe Europe's SESAR programme

April 24, 2018 0

The European Court of Auditors is to conduct an audit of the deployment of SESAR, the technological modernisation programme for air traffic management in the EU. The audit will examine whether the deployment is being […]


Eurocontrol selects BT for NewPENS network

April 18, 2018 0

Eurocontrol together with 41 industry partners – primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs) – have launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network […]