Single European Sky

Fragmentation challenge more complex than originally thought

June 3, 2019 0

Smaller air navigation service providers (ANSPs) can raise performance by merging airspace although there comes a point where diminishing returns soon occur, according to an analysis of functional airspace block (FAB) performance by university academics […]

Airspace

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 […]

Airspace

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 […]

CAAs/ANSPs

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 – […]

Airspace

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 […]

Airspace

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 […]