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


Eurocontrol to lose its Network Manager role?

Eurocontrol’s Network Manager could soon be merged into the brand new SESAR Deployment Manager. The SESAR Deployment Manager which was selected on 5 December is … More ››

Deakin steps down, Rolfe steps in at NATS

Richard Deakin is standing down as the chief executive officer of UK-based air traffic control business NATS after five years. To ensure continuity, NATS‘ managing … More ››

New Dawn?

The Helios 2015 ATM industry survey which was conducted in association with Air Traffic Management magazine indicates just how much – and sometimes just how little – has changed within the European industry.

The Helios 2015 ATM industry survey which was conducted in association with Air Traffic Management magazine indicates just how much – and sometimes just how … More ››

ATRiCS supports SEAC SESAR validation success

ATRiCS has successfully supported the SESAR European Airports Consortium (SEAC) in validating its ‘Follow-the-Greens’ programme in Frankfurt. The objective is to speed up the taxiing … More ››

ANSPs team on optimised descents

A consortium of European air navigation service providers and airlines is to explore optimised descent profiles (ODP) from upper airspace to terminal manoeuvring areas. The … More ››

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

Is this your captain speaking?

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 ››

European ATM gets a boost from EU funds

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with nearly €800,000 the first step towards bringing together two different European air traffic management (ATM) systems. Their convergence … 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 ››