Single European Sky

Single European Sky is an ambitious bid to reform the architecture of European air traffic control to meet future capacity and safety needs.

Improved air traffic and aircraft positioning and communication technologies, such as GALILEO - which are at the heart of the Single European Sky - offer opportunities for significant improvements in the efficiency and safety of air travel. Visit: European Commission

Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) is the name given to the collaborative project that is intended to completely overhaul the European airspace and its Air Traffic Management (ATM) using those advanced technologies. Visit: SESAR Joint Undertaking


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Norwegian researchers are looking into data security risks as the European aviation sector looks to adopt satellite communication between aircraft and the ground, to reduce the … More ››

Industry receives €526m in 2015 new EC funding

The SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has announced the European Commission (EC) awarding decision on the 2015 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals. Out of 223 projects submitted … More ››

Borealis to receive further European funding

The Borealis Alliance has been awarded considerable financial support to continue its work to deliver Free Route Airspace across Northern Europe by 2021. The funding … More ››

Poland, Lithuania commit to iTEC Alliance

Air navigation service providers PANSA (Poland) and Oro Navigacija SE (Lithuania) have signed contracts with Indra for the deployment of  iTEC last-generation air traffic management … More ››

IATA joins EUROCAE to deliver safe, secure, sustainable goals

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has become a full member of the European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE). Since 1963 EUROCAE has developed … More ››

SESAR boosts winter forecasting for de-icing

SESAR has helped develop a winter weather forecasting tool to provide short-term forecasts for de-icing operations. The tool was validated during a series of exercises, which … More ››

HungaroControl, Frequentis, Atos to support SESAR 2020

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Nineteen members will participate in the industrial research, validation and demonstration activities of SESAR 2020, including the Frequentis SESAR partners consortium – consisting of Atos, … More ››

New Approach

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David Bowen, SESAR JU’s ATM chief, explains how Europe plans to fix the troublesome VDL Mode 2 datalink solution and outline an emerging performance-based vision … More ››

FABs work to optimise crowded SW axis

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 … More ››

Slovenia, Eurocontrol end ADaaS shadow ops

Shadow operations of live air traffic under the responsibility of Ljubljana area control centre have successfully been conducted at Slovenia Control, using the remote data … More ››