Russia to start developing free route, flexible airspace

February 11, 2019 0

Russian air navigation service provider State ATM Corporation is to develop proposals for the introduction of flexible use of airspace and free routing. A February 1 meeting was attended by representatives from across the nation included […]


SEEN extends free route access over Slovakia

December 10, 2018 0

LPS SR, the air navigation service provider of Slovakia, has opened its airspace for free route operations. The December 6 launch sees the ATC provider join the SEEN FRA (South East Europe Night Free Route Airspace) initiative […]


Italy's ENAV lowers free route threshold

May 24, 2018 0

ENAV, the Italian air navigation service provider, will now allow all air traffic to plan a direct route through its airspace without referring to the traditional route network above 9,000 metres. This innovative procedure – […]


IAA extends Shannon FRA into lower airspace

November 2, 2017 0

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has successfully introduced the extension of Shannon’s Free Route Airspace (FRA) into Shannon’s lower airspace. This builds on the success of FRA, which has been operational since 2009 in the […]


Kazakhstan looking to free route development

October 11, 2017 0

Kazaeronavigatsia is targeting the development of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) to allow more flexible use of its airspace. According to Azat Bekturov, general director of the air navigation service provider who was speaking at a […]


Baltic FAB partners form link with Ukraine

September 13, 2017 0

PANSA, Poland’s’ air navigation service provider, and its Lithuanian counterpart ORO Navigacija have signed a memorandum of cooperation with Ukrainian air traffic agency UkSATSE. The partners said this represented a further step towards closer cooperation […]