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


Fourth Centralised Service issued for tender

Eurocontrol has published a Call for Tenders for a fourth Centralised Service, the Management of Common Network Resources Service/Mode S Interrogator Code Allocation (MICA) – … More ››

Cross-border trial cuts LHR holding times

A trial to cut the amount of time aircraft spend circling in ‘holding stacks’ at Heathrow Airport has started to reap rewards. Led by air … More ››

Finmeccanica-Selex signs €206m 4-Flight deal

ENAV, the Italian air navigation service provider, has awarded a consortium led by Italy’s Finmeccanica – Selex a €205.9 million contract to develop the 4-Flight … More ››

Budapest 2.0 set for SESAR demonstration

The Budapest 2.0 programme will over the next two years demonstrate arrival and departure procedures in terminal approach airspace, a remote tower control solution and … More ››

Airbus ProSky launches SESAR RISE project

Airbus ProSky and its partners will kick-off the RISE Project (RNP Implementation Synchronized in Europe). Together, with SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU), they will implement Performance … More ››

Act now to access €300m for SESAR deployment

With the deadline for applications currently set at 26 February, organisations will need to act fast to prepare a compelling case for tapping into the … More ››

MUAC debuts next phase of vDFL

The Variable Division Flight Level (vDFL) concept has been extended to the western part of the airspace Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), covering Dutch … More ››

Brussels launches 360° aviation policy review

Brussels is to chart a new course for aviation with a wholesale review of the European industry. The Commission’s 2015 work programme details 23 new … More ››

DANUBE FAB launches cross-border sectors

DANUBE FAB has established two cross-border sectors, marking the first time that cross-border sectors have been implemented under a functional airspace block (FAB) framework. The … More ››

EU to co-fund ATC system in Hungary

The Europe Union’s TEN-T Programme will support the upgrade of the Hungarian air traffic control system with Controller Pilot Data Link Communications with almost €1.4 … More ››