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

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


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 ››


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


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 ››

WATM: SITA to support Danube FAB datalink

SITA OnAir is forming a partnership to improve air traffic communications in the Danube Functional Airspace Block (FAB) supplementing voice with the more reliable data … More ››

WATM: First European Functional Airspace Block to research Aireon ADS-B surveillance

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Blue Med Functional Airspace … More ››

WATM: Hungary, Iceland forge co-operation pact

HungaroControl and Isavia have signed an agreement to coordinate the future research and development (R&D) activities of the two organisations and to exchange resources and … More ››

WATM: ENAV picks Searidge as SESAR remote tower partner on large scale demonstration

Searidge Technologies has been selected to be a remote tower partner for the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) large-scale demonstration project – Remote Airport Concept of … More ››

Borealis free routes gain state-level support

Nine north European countries have agreed to work together at state level to support a major programme delivering Free Route Airspace in what is being … More ››

Fulfilling The Promise

Margus Rahuoja

The European performance scheme for the next five-year period would appear to be in turmoil. ATM spoke to Margus Rahuoja, the European Commission’s new air … More ››