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 […]


Egis to provide FABEC safety support

July 19, 2011 0

Egis has been contracted by the Belgian Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Belgocontrol on behalf of its FABEC partners to provide safety expertise to FABEC – Functional Airspace Block Europe Central. The FABEC project is […]


4-FLIGHT: DSNA and Thales sign development deal

July 4, 2011 0

DSNA chief Maurice Georges and Jean-Loïc Galle, Thales SVP for Air Operations, have formally agreed to develop the 4-FLIGHT system and to have it deployed in two ACCs before 2015. The 4-FLIGHT programme, launched in […]


Fly4D awarded first SESAR contract

June 27, 2011 0

The Fly4D consortium – led by Airbus with Cassidian, Honeywell, Lufthansa Systems and Sabre Airline Solutions– has been awarded a contract to perform SESAR sub-work package 11.1 (Flight and Wing Operations Centres). This work will […]


Danube FAB appoints Helios

June 24, 2011 0

Aviation consultancy Helios has been appointed to support the project management office of Danube FAB. The governments of Bulgaria and Romania, together with their respective national supervisory authorities and air navigation service providers BULATSA and […]


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 […]


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 […]