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


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 ››

Brexit fallout for Single Sky remains unclear

The industry fallout caused by the Brexit vote of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union will take some time to become clear but … More ››

SESAR projects secure European CEF funding

The European Commission has unveiled a list of 195 transport projects – many of them Single European Sky initiatives – that will receive €6.7 billion … More ››

SESAR showcases first crop of advanced generation of ATM technologies for European skies

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The SESAR Joint Undertaking and its members have showcased the future of aviation with the delivery of a catalogue of technological and operational solutions from … More ››

Cyprus showcases SESAR PBN benefits

The SESAR JU RISE project continues to prove the benefits of performance-based navigation (PBN) in Cyprus over the past two months. Since February, more than … More ››