Drones still a problem even with little traffic

January 18, 2021 0

In 2020, the German air navigation service provider DFS logged fewer reports of interference caused by drones at airports in Germany than in previous years. More than half of these occurrences, however, led to traffic […]


Air traffic back down to 1980s levels

January 7, 2021 0

The volume of air traffic in Germany has more than halved as a result of the coronavirus crisis. DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH recorded a total of 1.46 million take-offs, landings and overflights under instrument flight […]


First insights from DFS drone detection tests

November 9, 2020 0

DFS, the German air navigation service provider, together with its project partners – the operators of Frankfurt Airport (Fraport AG) and Munich Airport (Flughafen München GmbH) – has concluded a large-scale test of drone detection […]


More efficient approach procedures reduce CO2 emissions

September 24, 2020 0

Less noise pollution, lower fuel consumption and reduced pollutant emissions: the new Efficient Flight Profile Concept (EFP) has several positive effects. It supports the continuous descent, which enables a landing that is more fuel-efficient and low-emission […]