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New surveillance performance and aircraft identification rules issued

August 25, 2011 0

Following the positive opinion of the Single European Sky Committee on the Surveillance Performance and Interoperability (SPI) and Aircraft Identification (ACID) implementing rules, the European Commission is proceeding with the formal adoption process. EUROCONTROL developed […]

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Major ATM project receives EU support

August 10, 2011 0

An essential project in the development of the Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) will receive almost €13.8 million in EU support from the 2010 TEN-T Multi-Annual Call. The study will identify solutions to further […]

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Eurocontrol nominated as Europe’s ‘Network Manager’

July 18, 2011 0

EUROCONTROL has just received a formal letter from the European Commission, nominating the Agency to take on the role of European ‘Network Manager’ as defined in the Single European Sky II (SES) legislation. Following the […]


Eurocontrol publishes European ATM performance report

June 1, 2011 0

The Performance Review Commission has published its Performance Review Report on European Air Traffic Management Performance in 2010. The year 2010 saw the start of the implementation of the Single European Sky (SES) performance scheme, […]


FABEC to deliver first common VCS

June 1, 2011 0

Eurocontrol´s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) and the French ANSP DSNA have signed an agreement with Austrian equipment supplier Frequentis to develop, deploy and maintain a new-generation voice communications system (VCS). This will meet […]

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Single European Sky role for airport slot chiefs

June 1, 2011 0

Slot coordinators may have a role to play in the Single European Sky, according to a new report commissioned by the European Commission (EC). According to EC analysis, better use of airport slots could bring […]

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FAB CE members sign Single European Sky agreement

May 9, 2011 0

Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic and Slovenia have signed an agreement to create the “Functional Airspace Block – Central Europe” (FAB CE) an important step towards achieving the Single European […]

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FABEC Project West uses real-time simulation on new routes

April 20, 2011 0

The civil ANSPs Belgocontrol, the French DSNA, EUROCONTROL´s Maastricht UAC and NATS (UK), together with their military colleagues from the Belgian and French Air Forces, validated an improved airspace structure during a two-week large-scale real-time […]

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First FAB report outlines airspace user savings

April 19, 2011 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and NATS have published the third UK-Ireland Functional Airspace Block (FAB) Plan for the period 2011–2014 and their annual report on progress achieved in 2010. The FAB, the first in […]