Airlines hit out at slow progress in Europe

June 11, 2012 0

The head of a group representing international airlines has taken aim at European governments for failing to deliver the Single European Sky (SES). “By 2020, the Single European Sky (SES) is meant to cut air […]


Belgocontrol braces for tough FABEC targets

June 6, 2012 0

Belgium admits that progress in unifying the airspace of Germany, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland has only been moderate. – Read more FABEC news – The air traffic control authorities of those nations have […]


APAC, Helios to aid FAB CE

May 24, 2012 1

The Austrian, Czech and Hungarian air navigation service providers (ANSPs) have commissioned ATM consultancies APAC and Helios to support the management of the FAB CE initiative. The project addresses the legal establishment, implementation and start […]


Airlines vent fury at European ANSPs

May 24, 2012 0

The leaders of 34 major European airlines have rounded on some of Europe’s largest air traffic control institutions for their lack of progress on unifying the region’s severely fragmented airspace. European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas […]


Denmark puts COOPANS through early paces

May 17, 2012 0

Danish air navigation service provider Naviair has implemented a comprehensive upgrade of the computer system which operates the air traffic in Danish airspace as well as departure and approach to and from the airports in Copenhagen, […]


France taps CS for regional airport VCS

May 16, 2012 0

CS has won a 15 year contract to provide the French civil aviation authority DGAC/DSNA with an integrated IP-based radio/telephone Voice Communication System (VCS). The scope of the contract also includes the supply of independent […]


HungaroControl modernises operations

May 16, 2012 0

Hungarian air navigation service provider HungaroControl has launched a complex modernisation programme to meet new challenges presented by regional integration in line with the Single European Sky. The Business Process Reengineering project and the introduction […]


Single Sky benefits obscured by low growth

May 15, 2012 0

Cash-strapped air traffic control authorities are warning airlines that any efficiency savings derived from unifying Europe’s most heavily congested airspace will be far less than previously promised due mainly to a sharp drop in traffic […]


European aviation compiles SESAR wishlist

May 7, 2012 1

Europe’s aviation industry has signalled how it believes the Single European Sky air traffic modernisation programme should go forward. Industry groups representing the three ‘A’s – airlines, ANSPs and airports – said they had teamed […]


SESAR launches unmanned study

May 3, 2012 0

Europe is to launch a specific study on the integration of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in non-segregated airspace in a future Single European Sky scenario. The study, known as ICONUS (Initial CON OPS for UAS […]