Tag Archives: SES2+

Strike impact felt across Europe

Passengers across Europe face significant delays after French air traffic controllers launched strike action as part of a three-day protest against reform of the region’s … More ››

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Comment: Survive & Prosper

Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, thought all humans had an urge to self-destruct that competed with their instinct to survive and prosper, writes Aimée … More ››

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Unions mobilise to halt further European reform

French unions staged a three-day strike as workers protest against the European Union’s latest reforms of the EU’s Single European Sky project to decongest airspace … More ››

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ETF calls halt to European ATC jobs jeopardy

The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) has announced that that air traffic management (ATM) employees will mobilise for a European Action Day on 12 June … More ››

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Sins of Omission

In light of the Boeing 787 grounding, are plans to speed the certification of next-generation products and practices flawed? People who make aircraft rarely crow … More ››

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Central Concerns

Air Traffic Management meets Bo Redeborn, Eurocontrol’s principal director of ATM, to quiz him on radical proposals to shake up Europe’s aviation institutions in time … More ››

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Redraw airspace map or prepare for SES3

Europe’s most senior transport official has hinted that the functional airspace blocks – the structural basis on which future air traffic services will be optimised … More ››

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FAA to slash cost of certification: Huerta

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is spearheading efforts to halve the costs associated with certifying new aircraft and systems to help speed NextGen modernisation, … More ››

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Get Single Sky back on track: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has backed comments made today by European transport chief Siim Kallas, insisting that a fully functioning Single European Sky … More ››

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FAA-style mega-agency for Europe?

Brussels is mulling whether to increase its control over the aviation affairs of EU nations through the creation of a US-style Federal Aviation Administration for … More ››

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