DFS deploys first step of Free Route Airspace

March 6, 2018 0

DFS completed the first implementation step of free route airspace on March 1 covering much of Germany’s upper airspace. Free route airspace is a paradigm shift and replaces the existing air traffic service route network. […]

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HungaroControl: More than an ANSP

February 26, 2018 0

HungaroControl, the Hungarian air navigation service provider (ANSP), provides air navigation services in the Hungarian airspace – on a NATO assignment – in the upper airspace over Kosovo, trains air traffic control personnel, and conducts […]


Italy's ENAV posts Free Route performance

February 12, 2018 0

Italy’s ENAV saved airlines approximately 30kg million of fuel with a lower emission of CO2 into the atmosphere of about 95kg million . Considering an average cost of jet fuel of € 0.74 per kg, the […]


SECSI Free Route Airspace goes into operation

February 1, 2018 0

In just less than a year after signing the memorandum of cooperation aimed towards merging the two Free Route Airspace areas of SAXFRA (Slovenian Austrian Cross-border Free Route Airspace) and SEAFRA (the South-East Axis Free […]


ENAV, IATA to develop airspace strategy for Italy

January 25, 2018 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Italy’s air navigation service provider ENAV have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. ENAV and IATA will strengthen their existing cooperation for this initiative, which […]


MUAC puts Free Route Airspace on fast track

December 13, 2017 0

Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) have started operating user-preferred trajectories in the dense and complex airspace over Belgium, north-west Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands above FL245. This is the […]


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 […]