Category Archives: Single European Sky

XMAN trial aims to cut LHR holding times

A new operational procedure to cut the amount of time aircraft circle in ‘holding stacks’ at London Heathrow Airport is set to begin today. Traditionally … More ››

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Eurocontrol pushes Centralised Services

Eurocontrol  has issued more than a dozen Calls For Interest for its controversial Centralised Services concept – a series of air navigation services that support … More ››

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UK cedes control over NI in FAB trial

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is providing air traffic control services in airspace over Northern Ireland for the first time ever as part of a … More ››

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MEPs back acceleration of ATC reform

Draft legislation to streamline air traffic management to make Europe’s airlines more competitive, share airspace better and reduce pollution, has been backed by European MEPs. … More ››

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WATM: Austria pioneers 24/7 Free Route

Austria’s Austro Control has taken the next pioneering step towards full implementation of free route airspace, implementing “Free Route Airspace Wien” around the clock. Within … More ››

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WATM: A6 mulling Common Services provision

A6, the alliance of Europe’s largest air navigation services providers (ANSP) will bid for TEN-T funding to define the best model for common services provision … More ››

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World ATM Congress: Solving The Puzzle

Boeing’s ATM chief Neil Planzer tells Air Traffic Management why he salutes what SESAR has achieved and examines future challenges that the European programme may … More ››

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WATM: Major European links grow

The iTEC (interoperability Through European Collaboration) project to develop a next-generation flight data processing system is to be extended further to include the Controller Working … More ››

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World ATM Congress: Whither Europe?

Better performing air traffic control agencies should be rewarded by expanding the scope of their business so that underperformers might lose traffic or even face … More ››

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World ATM Congress: End In Sight

Helios’ Paul Ravenhill examines feedback from the Euro Survey 2014 and discusses how all stakeholders need to achieve real consensus and make a lasting commitment … More ››

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