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


A Decade In Perspective

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Back in 2005, aviation consultancy Helios undertook its third ATM Industry Survey, hosted online and at its stand at the ATC Maastricht exhibition. With nearly … More ››

TEMPAERIS demonstrates UAV integration

The TEMPAERIS consortium has demonstrated the capability to integrate a remote controlled aircraft in to civilian air traffic. This evaluation was performed around Bordeaux-Merignac airport, … More ››

Brussels to fund central service development

The European Commission is to support the development of Centralised Services (CS) with funding from the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T 2013 Multi-annual Work Programme 2013. … More ››

Borealis to deliver free route airspace by 2020

The Borealis Alliance of nine European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) has today announced the launch of a programme to deliver seamless and integrated free … More ››

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 ››