Category Archives: Single European Sky

Europe’s regionals resisting equipage deadline

Europe’s regional airlines are resisting 2018 equipage deadlines forcing them to upgrade to enhanced Mode S and ADS-B ‘OUT’ avionics. In pursuit of a common infrastructure across … More ››

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Spain launches overhaul of ATC infrastructure

Spain has launched its Air Navigation Plan 2017-2020 which outlines how its air navigation service provider ENAIRE will address both air traffic growth and Spain’s … More ››

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Europe must set realistic goals:ATCEUC

Several European air navigation service providers are facing serious controller staffing problems due to Single Sky cost reduction measures. The issue was raised by European … More ››

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FAB CE hails cross-border Free Route study

A major study into the introduction of Free Route Airspace (FRA) throughout the FAB CE area (“Free Route Airspace – from the Black Forest to … More ››

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Greater Good?

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose… Will the challenges that beset the European ATM industry ever be resolved, asks Aimée Turner? Airspace remains … More ››

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PRC outlines benefits of Free Route Airspace

Free Route Airspace (FRA) could be deployed through the entire Eurocontrol airspace area, giving airlines more freedom to choose the best flight plan route and the possibility … More ››

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UK-Irish collaborate to reduce delays, fuel burn

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 … More ››

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Finland’s ATC spin-off could well generate business opportunities

A well-functioning airspace is safe, free of delays, reliable and cost-efficient. How is this enormous jigsaw puzzle assembled in Europe, a continent where state borders … More ››

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Single Sky funding framework penalises ANSPs

Single Sky funding rules are failing to encourage industry investment in line with the roadmap drafted by the SESAR Deployment Manager because air navigation service … More ››

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Thales, SITAONAIR develop datalink partnership

World ATM Congress Thales and SITAONAIR have signed an agreement to develop and promote ATC data link solutions, one of the key axes of the … More ››

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