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 […]


Central European air traffic receives EU project boost

April 19, 2011 0

Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovenia will participate in a joint FABEC project with €1.4 million of EU co-financing. The study will identify solutions to implement Single European Sky II (SES II) legislation and […]

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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 […]


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 […]