Category Archives: SESAR

European chiefs demand clarity on Single Sky

European air traffic control chiefs are calling for more clarity over their responsibilities within the next round of Single European Sky legislation. Senior members of the … More ››

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All Change

Changes to air traffic management (ATM) systems can have many effects. An EU initiative sought to better understand, model and analyse changes at different layers … More ››

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Master Architect

European lawmakers are mulling a European Upper Flight Information Region or EUIR to support their ultimate vision of a trans-European motorway in the sky. The … More ››

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Tracing The Future

SITAONAIR’s François Bardin discusses the status and challenges of datalink in Europe My involvement in European datalink services (DLS) began in 1997 with the Eurocontrol … More ››

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SESAR DM, ESA ink Iris co-operation pact

SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) marking the start of the collaboration between both organisations. … More ››

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SESAR Follow The Greens concept maturing

A ground lighting system that provides airfield traffic with a safer way to make its way around the airport tarmac, taxiways and runways has passed … More ››

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Controllers demand Brussels ease cost-cutting

European controllers are insisting that the severe economic impact of Brussels legislation on air navigation service providers is crippling investment in both infrastructure and people. Europe’s … More ››

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Eurocontrol validates SESAR project for NM to manage and distribute flight plans for military

Civil and military aviation stakeholders are working together on SESAR solutions to enable military air traffic operations in Europe’s increasing complex and congested airspace. Tests … More ››

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France is hobbling Single Sky progress: Senate

French air traffic control must learn from its mistakes and make significant efforts if it is to handle the ever-increasing levels of air traffic with … More ››

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NLR develops virtual traffic lights for taxiing

Dutch researchers at NLR have tested and validated a so-called ‘Virtual Stop Bar Guidance Concept’ in its air traffic control simulator NARSIM (NLR ATC Research … More ››

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