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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Dutch ANSP embarks on time-based innovation

March 30, 2011 0

Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) is preparing to implement its Speed and Route Advisor (SARA) project, part of a strategy to completely innovate the way in which aircraft arrive at major airports where there […]


First EGNOS LPV procedure operational at Pau

March 23, 2011 0

The first LPV approaches can now be flown from 17 March at Pau Airport, a key milestone for EGNOS-based services implementation in France and across Europe ECAC area. EGNOS service provider ESSP officially declared the […]


Saab receives Remote ATM accolade

March 18, 2011 0

Defence and security company Saab has together with the LFV Group received an award for their joint work on remote air traffic management (ATM). The award is given by the european development project SESAR, where […]