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


FAB CE hails cross-border Free Route study

A major study into the introduction of Free Route Airspace (FRA) throughout the FAB CE area (“Free Route Airspace – from the Black Forest to … More ››

Greater Good?

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose… Will the challenges that beset the European ATM industry ever be resolved, asks Aimée Turner? Airspace remains … More ››

PRC outlines benefits of Free Route Airspace

Free Route Airspace (FRA) could be deployed through the entire Eurocontrol airspace area, giving airlines more freedom to choose the best flight plan route and the possibility … More ››

UK-Irish collaborate to reduce delays, fuel burn

Irish air traffic controllers, working with their counterparts in the UK, have implemented an advanced system which significantly reduces delays for aircraft and passengers travelling … More ››

Finland’s ATC spin-off could well generate business opportunities

A well-functioning airspace is safe, free of delays, reliable and cost-efficient. How is this enormous jigsaw puzzle assembled in Europe, a continent where state borders … More ››

Single Sky funding framework penalises ANSPs

Single Sky funding rules are failing to encourage industry investment in line with the roadmap drafted by the SESAR Deployment Manager because air navigation service … More ››

PANSA seeks €7.4m for SESAR 2020 financing

Poland’s PANSA is for the third time preparing to access European Union funds from the ‘Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to help support ATM modernisation. PANSA … More ››

Searidge remote trials triumph in Hungary, Italy

World ATM Congress Searidge Technologies have successfully completed live trials of their Remote Tower system in Hungary and Italy. The trials were conducted in a … More ››

Thales, SITAONAIR develop datalink partnership

World ATM Congress Thales and SITAONAIR have signed an agreement to develop and promote ATC data link solutions, one of the key axes of the … More ››

European free route airspace bid gets SECSI

World ATM Congress  Representatives from five ANSPs signed a memorandum of cooperation during the World ATM Congress in Madrid aimed towards merging the two Free Route … More ››