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


Single Sky funding framework penalises ANSPs

Single Sky funding rules are failing to encourage industry investment in line with the roadmap drafted by the SESAR Deployment Manager because air navigation service … More ››

PANSA seeks €7.4m for SESAR 2020 financing

Poland’s PANSA is for the third time preparing to access European Union funds from the ‘Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to help support ATM modernisation. PANSA … More ››

Searidge remote trials triumph in Hungary, Italy

World ATM Congress Searidge Technologies have successfully completed live trials of their Remote Tower system in Hungary and Italy. The trials were conducted in a … More ››

Thales, SITAONAIR develop datalink partnership

World ATM Congress Thales and SITAONAIR have signed an agreement to develop and promote ATC data link solutions, one of the key axes of the … More ››

European free route airspace bid gets SECSI

World ATM Congress  Representatives from five ANSPs signed a memorandum of cooperation during the World ATM Congress in Madrid aimed towards merging the two Free Route … More ››

LVNL taps Frequentis for SESAR tower system

World ATM Congress  Frequentis has been selected by LVNL (Air Traffic Control the Netherlands) to deploy a tower system in accordance with the Pilot Common Project … More ››

Commission recognises Single Sky projects 

World ATM Congress  Cutting airport management costs, increasing the number of flights that can land in low visibility, as well as safer management of aircraft movements, … More ››

Spain holding EU aviation ‘to ransom’

The solution to the vexed issue of Gibraltar lies in the application of European Union aviation measures to its airport in accordance with Gibraltar’s status … More ››

Spain signals solution to Gibraltar airport spat

Spain may be willing to treat the political spat over Gibraltar as a separate issue, offering the prospect of both an open skies deal between the European … More ››

Avinor implements major ATM system upgrade

Avinor, the Norwegian air navigation service provider, has successfully upgraded its ATM system. The massive enhancement was accomplished on the Sunday night of January 29, … More ››