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


NATS urges reclaiming of economic control

NATS is recommending that the UK Government should reclaim economic control of the air navigation service provider as a consequence of the nation’s decision to … More ››

DFS support tool offers airspace capacity boost

German air navigation service provider DFS and software business GLVI (Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsinformatik) have developed a high performance system to assist air traffic controllers in … More ››

Indra clinches next iTEC milestone contract

NATS has contracted strategic partner Indra to deliver the next generation of iTEC (interoperability Through European Collaboration), the technology necessary for modernising air traffic management … More ››

Track accuracy boost for Frankfurt departures

DFS, Lufthansa and Fraport are launching a new precision navigation system for a departure procedure With RNP-1 and radius-to-fix, the partners are elevating precision navigation … More ››

BULATSA seeks SESAR deployment support

Bulgaria’s BULATSA has launched a call for expression of interest for consultancy expertise to advise on Single European Sky technology deployment. This call for expression … More ››

FAB CE completes first joint procurement

S&T Slovenija was selected following a competitive tender, issued in May, to deliver common regional telecommunications infrastructure to six air navigation services providers (ANSPs) to … More ››

Coflight partners forge links on FDP support  

French air navigation service provider DSNA together with Italy’s ENAV and their industrial partners Leonardo and Thales have confirmed their commitment to Coflight, the new generation flight … More ››

Brennan selected as next Eurocontrol chief

Eamonn Brennan has been appointed the next director general of Eurocontrol with effect from 1 January 2018. Brennan was nominated by the government of Ireland … More ››

European ATM overhaul effort stepped up

The European Commission (EC) has mandated SESAR Deployment Manager (SESAR DM), and SESAR Joint Undertaking (SESAR JU) respectively, to review progress in modernising European air … More ››

Airline industry chief urges partnership approach to new national planning strategies for Europe

The international airline industry is demanding a fundamentally different approach embracing an all-inclusive partnership ethos in which airlines and air navigation service providers would form the … More ››