Avinor seeks ATM system partner

July 19, 2012 0

Norwegian air traffic control Avinor is inviting system suppliers to provide information about available products and advice on how to best shape its future operations. The information received through this request for information or RFI […]


FABEC Olympics Cell Start-Up at MUAC

July 17, 2012 0

With the London Olympic Games set to start on 27 July, Europe’s air traffic managers are gearing up to ensure the safe and expeditious flow of traffic across the network. Read More About Olympics Airspace […]


NATS sale grounded: report

July 10, 2012 0

The UK’s Daily Mail newspaper reports that the sale of the UK Government’s 49 per cent stake in NATS has been grounded by the country’s government Read the NATS Sale dossier Ministers announced two years […]


Brenner appointed new Eurocontrol chief

July 9, 2012 0

The EUROCONTROL Permanent Commission has appointed Frank Brenner as Director General of EUROCONTROL with effect from 1 January 2013. Brenner is currently the DFS (Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH) General Manager of Operations for FABEC. Prior to this, […]


NUAC makes debuts in Denmark, Sweden

July 4, 2012 0

NUAC (Nordic Unified Air Traffic Control) has now taken over the control of air traffic en route across the borders through Denmark and Sweden. On 1 July, NUAC – owned by Naviair and LFV – went […]


Merge-Point details live trial results

July 3, 2012 0

All North-West incoming flights to Paris-CDG airport conducted Merge-Point arrivals in Paris Area Control Centre (ACC) airspace during its busiest period (from 6 am to 10 am) between 18-23 June. Part of a SESAR JU […]


MUAC report highlights good progress

June 27, 2012 0

European air traffic trends last year showed a welcome return to growth after three years of downturn and stagnation. The rise in air traffic at Maastricht Upper Airspace Control Centre (MUAC) amounted to 4.9 per […]


European ANSPs form Borealis alliance

June 20, 2012 0

Nine northern European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) have signed a formal commercial alliance to improve efficiency, and reduce costs and environmental impact. Cooperation between the airspace blocks in Northern Europe is being developed, the […]


First FAB outlines Single Sky efforts

June 15, 2012 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and NATS have published the fourth UK-Ireland Functional Airspace Block (FAB) Plan for the period 2012-2015 and their annual report on progress achieved in 2011. Established in June 2008. the […]


Boeing partners on Single Sky research

June 15, 2012 0

Boeing and SELEX Sistemi Integrati have entered into a collaboration agreement in support of the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) programme’s development phase underpinning European air traffic modernisation. Boeing will cooperate with SELEX Sistemi […]