Arrival Manager improvements benefit Heathrow

October 24, 2017 0

Aircraft flying from Europe into London Heathrow Airport now benefit from more accurate delay information thanks to the advanced data available from NATS’ Arrival Manager system (AMAN). Deployed on 19 September, the data feeding into […]


FABEC cross-border boost for Zurich arrivals

August 29, 2017 0

German, French and Swiss air navigation service providers DFS, DSNA and skyguide successfully completed the operational implementation of the FABEC Extended Arrival Management (XMAN) for flights to Zurich Airport. Thanks to the improved coordination between […]

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UK-Irish collaborate to reduce delays, fuel burn

March 21, 2017 0

Irish air traffic controllers, working with their counterparts in the UK, have implemented an advanced system which significantly reduces delays for aircraft and passengers travelling into London Heathrow, Europe’s busiest hub airport. The significant enhancement […]


Reims ACC debuts new CWP services

December 15, 2016 0

DSNA, the French air navigation service provider, is deploying a permanent technical architecture supported by operational networks and a Control Working Position (CWP) dedicated HMI at its Reim centre. This new system called ‘4 Me’ […]


New tech solving LHR holding problem

November 23, 2016 0

Efforts to reduce the time aircraft spend in holding stacks before landing at London Heathrow Airport are paying off, according to new statistics from air traffic control provider, NATS. Since 2014 NATS and Heathrow have […]


FABs work to optimise crowded SW axis

July 18, 2016 0

Functional Airspace Blocks (FAB) in south-west and central Europe have started to co-operate in a bid to boost capacity and flight efficiency in the regional network. Both short and medium term measures have been addressed such as the upcoming […]


Second XMAN to optimise Munich arrivals

April 28, 2016 0

Extended Arrival Management services for Munich Airport today became operational at the Karlsruhe Upper Area Control Centre, marking another major step for the joint FABEC project designed to improve arrivals to major hubs. Read the […]



February 24, 2016 0

In the SESAR CEO Survey 2016 Air Traffic Management magazine has comprehensively surveyed the senior leadership within the European industry on SESAR deployment and the prospects for success. The European Commission (EC) is launching its […]