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 tables SESAR technology rollout blueprint

Industry chiefs have unveiled an ambitious strategy to roll out the advanced technologies that will underpin the Single European Sky. The Single European Sky is … More ››

NextGen aircraft cockpit avionics vulnerable to cyber attack from passenger inflight entertainment

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A United States watchdog is warning that NextGen avionics could render the cockpit vulnerable to cyber attack. A new report by the nation’s Government Accountability … More ››

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Konstantinos Zografos explains why voluntary scheduling guidelines developed and evolved over the years are not delivering the necessary levels of efficiency, and what is being … More ››

Europe’s pilots set out Single Sky priorities

Europe’s pilot community insists that maintaining and increasing safety – in what will be a completely new operational environment – is not only crucial but … More ››

French ATC strike causes misery

Today’s strike by French air traffic controllers (ATCs) is causing chaos to passengers flying to and from France and delays to all flights crossing French … More ››

Single Sky network concept launched

Eurocontrol, Europe’s Network Manager has developed its first network operational concept outlining the changes required to meet Single Sky performance targets up to 2019. The … More ››

Superbrain to offer big data capacity boost

A £2.8 million project is to find ways to address the UK’s airport congestion without relying solely on new airport building and expansion. The OR-MASTER … More ››

Scoping Study

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EASA has embarked on a comprehensive listening exercise to explore extending its remit to allow for a more comprehensive and uniform approach to safety regulation … More ››

WATM: DSNA, COOPANS launch CODACAS

French air navigation service provider DSNA and the COOPANS Alliance have launched the CODACAS or ‘Convergence Of DSNA And COOPANS ATM Systems’ programme targeting a … More ››

WATM: iTEC partners embark on SESAR workstation revolution

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A European industrial partnership is to pioneer the development of the powerful tools that controllers will soon need at their fingertips. Executive members of the … More ››