New software advances en route safety analysis

July 3, 2013 0

The US Air Traffic Organization (ATO) continues to strengthen proactive safety management with the activation of the Traffic Analysis Review Programme (TARP) in all En Route centres, according to ATO News. “Automatic reporting frees up […]


Croatia Control, SMATSA team on free routings

June 18, 2013 0

Croatia Control and Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services Agency (SMATSA) have implemented the second stage of Free Route Airspace Concept (FRA). As the second FRA milestone, available from AIRAC 02 May 2013 and in […]


Free routing offered in North European airspace

June 13, 2013 0

Six North European countries have decided to work together to implement Free Route Airspace in the entire airspace over Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Latvia. The airspace area includes the functional airspace blocks, DK-SE […]


Lufthansa pioneers large-scale Free Routing

December 14, 2012 0

Following the initial introduction, in 2011, of Free Route Airspace in the areas controlled by EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) and the DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung Karlsruhe Upper Area Control Centre, 298 new direct […]


Austria embarks on free-route airspace

October 23, 2012 0

The first step in a free route concept in Austrian airspace has been taken with the introduction of night direct routings on 17 October. The technical systems of air navigation service provider Austrocontrol and neighbouring […]


Free route airspace gains ground

December 15, 2011 0

Free route airspace implementation is progressing throughout the FABEC area. In addition to the 182 direct routes already available every night from 24:00 to 8:00 local time, the EUROCONTROL Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) […]