Category Archives: Single European Sky

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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European free route airspace bid gets SECSI

World ATM Congress  Representatives from five ANSPs signed a memorandum of cooperation during the World ATM Congress in Madrid aimed towards merging the two Free Route … More ››

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Commission recognises Single Sky projects 

World ATM Congress  Cutting airport management costs, increasing the number of flights that can land in low visibility, as well as safer management of aircraft movements, … More ››

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Spain holding EU aviation ‘to ransom’

The solution to the vexed issue of Gibraltar lies in the application of European Union aviation measures to its airport in accordance with Gibraltar’s status … More ››

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Spain signals solution to Gibraltar airport spat

Spain may be willing to treat the political spat over Gibraltar as a separate issue, offering the prospect of both an open skies deal between the European … More ››

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Avinor implements major ATM system upgrade

Avinor, the Norwegian air navigation service provider, has successfully upgraded its ATM system. The massive enhancement was accomplished on the Sunday night of January 29, … More ››

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