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

France’s Gandil becomes FABEC Council chair

Patrick Gandil, France’s CAA director general, has taken over the chair of the FABEC Council for a second time. Gandil has been a key figure … More ››

ENAV, IATA to develop airspace strategy for Italy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Italy’s air navigation service provider ENAV have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. ENAV and … More ››

Fragmentation still crippling €3.8 billion bid for Single Skies: EU auditors call for R&D solutions

The Single European Sky (SES) initiative to improve air traffic management across the Europe Union has addressed a clear need and has led to a … More ››

SESAR to lead Europe’s digital agenda

European aviation leaders gathered today to show their support for the digital transformation of their industry, and SESAR as the vehicle through which to achieve … More ››

Slovenian ADaaS completes all shadow ops

Air traffic controllers at Slovenia Control’s Ljubljana Area Control Centre have successfully completed shadow operations in Slovenian airspace using data processed remotely at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht … More ››

IATA denies bottom-up national strategy approach is weakening aims of the Single European Sky

IATA has outlined its new strategy to get the most consequential individual states to develop their national air navigation services in partnership with airlines in … More ››

Arrival Manager improvements benefit Heathrow

Aircraft flying from Europe into London Heathrow Airport now benefit from more accurate delay information thanks to the advanced data available from NATS’ Arrival Manager … More ››

Warinsko appointed SESAR deployment chief

Nicolas Warinsko has been appointed the new general manager of the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) and will take the organisation forward from the end of … More ››

Skyguide selects Innov’ATM, AMAN DMAN

Skyguide has selected Innov’ATM’s SkyKeeper Suite to validate the concept of runway optimisation on single and multiple runway airports based on a coupled AMAN/DMAN solution … More ››

New simulations highlight potential for more efficient airport runway operations

Airport operations at some of Europe’s busiest airports have the potential to be made even more efficient. At least that’s what simulations hosted by NATS … More ››