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

COMMENT Europe’s New Aviation Strategy: Sound, But Expect Fury

Andrew Charlton-Web

While the European Commission’s new, eagerly awaited, proposed aviation strategy package is yet to be tabled at the European Council – the Council meets on … More ››

SESAR deployment goes live with €319 million

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has given the green light to a key project to improve the management of the European airspace. The … More ››

Increase SESAR airborne project funding: IATA

Europe should increase the funding of SESAR airborne projects to 50 per cent – matching the funding given to ground-based initiatives, according to the International … More ››

FABEC boost for XMAN into Heathrow

Extended Arrival Management services for London Heathrow today became fully operational at EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), representing a major step in a … More ››

TEMPAERIS shows RPAS terminal area potential

The final report of the two-year TEMPAERIS project has been formally accepted by the SESAR Joint Undertaking. The experiments conducted through the SESAR RPAS (Remotely … More ››

NEFAB launches free route airspace

The North European Functional Airspace Block (NEFAB) partners are introducing major changes in airspace structure and air traffic management systems to improve flexibility and cost-efficiency … More ››

Follow The Greens validations proves concept

The findings from the latest Follow the Greens validation exercise are offering huge confidence to those developing advanced taxiway lighting systems for heavily congested airports … More ››

UAV flies in civil airspace in UK first

Air traffic controllers at NATS managed the first flight by an unmanned aircraft in controlled and unsegregated airspace, in what is being hailed as a … More ››

Aircraft are highly vulnerable to cyber attack: Ky

Europe’s top aviation safety chief has warned that hackers could maliciously infiltrate an aircraft’s critical systems. Speaking to French aviation journalists on Thursday, Patrick Ky, … More ››

Enlarged A6 Alliance renews SESAR commitment

The leaders of Europe’s leading air navigation service providers (ANSPs) have renewed their commitment to work together to help modernise Europe’s air traffic management system … More ››