SESAR

First COOPANS Thales ATC system goes operational

June 22, 2011 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has been the first COOPANS member to set in operation the COOPANS Eurocat ATC system in both Shannon and Dublin air traffic control in April and May respectively. The operational […]

SESAR

Eurocontrol outlines recent validation efforts

June 21, 2011 0

Several validation exercises aiming at improving air traffic efficiency in critical areas have been performed at the Eurocontrol Experimental Centre at Brétigny/Orge, France. Between 30 May and 7 June, the PANAM real-time simulation, conducted as […]

Innovation

Airports and SESAR together to modernise European ATM

June 17, 2011 0

The SESAR Joint Undertaking, a unique public-private partnership in air traffic management, has signed a contract and cooperation agreement with ACI EUROPE the European airports trade body – to engage its technical expertise in the […]

SESAR

European ATC modernisation at risk: ASD

June 17, 2011 0

Political uncertainties about financing are raising doubts as to the agreed overhaul of European air traffic management, according to European industry body ASD. At risk are annual savings of billions of euro and major environmental […]

Innovation

VINGA demonstrates first RNP-AR arrival with ILS approach

May 25, 2011 0

The VINGA (Validation and Implementation of Next Generation Airspace) green flight trials were launched on 24 May with a one-hour demonstration flight, reports Aimee Turner from Göteborg airport. VINGA – a project within the SESAR […]

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 […]

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 […]