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Eurocontrol: What do you think should be the role(s) of Eurocontrol in the Single European Sky (SES)? Should there be a single European Aviation Administration? What are the pros and cons of creating one?

Philip Clinch, SITA My recommendation is that the European Commission (EC) and member states should use the Eurocontrol’s service provision department (CFMU, EAD etc) to … More ››

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Air traffic control strike called off

The pan-European strike action scheduled for October 10 has been called off. Air traffic controllers from 26 countries were set to go on strike on … More ››

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Massive ATC strike action planned in October

Europe’s air traffic controller unions are urging their members to take strike action against fresh Single European Sky legislation. Update: Pan European action halted; French … More ››

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EASA, Eurocontrol enhance cooperation

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Eurocontrol are to establish a strong common basis and a general framework for an efficient and mutually beneficial … More ››

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Brussels acts to unblock congested airspace

The European Commission said it had acted to speed up the reform of Europe’s air traffic control system. EU Transport Commissioner, Siim Kallas, said: “Our … More ››

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Comment: Survive & Prosper

Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, thought all humans had an urge to self-destruct that competed with their instinct to survive and prosper, writes Aimée … More ››

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Skyguide virtual vision gains IATA support

Airline industry body IATA is backing Swiss air navigation service provider Skyguide’s cloud-based Virtual Air Traffic Control Centre concept as part of a renewed effort … More ››

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Central Concerns

Air Traffic Management meets Bo Redeborn, Eurocontrol’s principal director of ATM, to quiz him on radical proposals to shake up Europe’s aviation institutions in time … More ››

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Cash-strapped Europe should scale up on SESAR deployment

The new Eurocontrol chief wants a much more centralised approach to the rollout of technologies underpinning future air traffic control – either at regional or … More ››

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Redraw airspace map or prepare for SES3

Europe’s most senior transport official has hinted that the functional airspace blocks – the structural basis on which future air traffic services will be optimised … More ››

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