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


Europe urged to adopt multi-frequency datalink

The datalink technology which Europe so disastrously adopted is already exceeding its capacity limits and Europe now needs to adopt a multi-frequency approach as a … More ››

NATS tasks Lockheed Martin on SESAR systems

Lockheed Martin has been appointed by NATS to support the UK air traffic management company’s technology transformation programme over the coming years as its systems integration … More ››

A6 Alliance links skyguide to SESAR

The A6 Alliance of European air navigation service providers has signed an agreement for closer cooperation with Switzerland’s skyguide on the modernisation of Europe’s airspace. … More ››

DFS takes the helm at A6 Alliance

Professor Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, chairman and chief executive of Germany’s DFS, has become the new chairman of the Steering Board of the A6 Alliance of European … More ››

A4E: New European airline association takes off

Airlines for Europe (A4E), Europe’s new airline association, was officially launched on the eve of last week’s EU Aviation Summit in Amsterdam. The new association … More ››

From the Black Forest to the Black Sea – FAB CE’s free route study receives €1m EU grant

Airlines could fly direct routes across huge swathes of central Europe within three years following the securing of a €1 million grant to study how … More ››

Europe’s transport chief looks to Single European Sky contribution to deliver wealth for the region

The Single European Sky is assuming a pivotal role in the region’s efforts to boost the competitiveness of its aviation industry. EU transport commissioner Violeta … More ››

SESAR deployment gets European finance boost

The SESAR Deployment Manager and European Investment Bank have joined forces in support of Single European Sky initiative. Vice-president of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Pim … More ››

European ATM Master Plan outlines 20-yr vision

Single European Sky architects have given the green light to an updated technical blueprint for the SESAR ATM modernisation programme which sets out the deployment … More ››

Brussels launches Single European Sky Awards

European transport chiefs are launching an annual Single European Sky Award system starting in 2016. The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport said it … More ››