The EUROCONTROL Network Manager (NM) and the CEOs of the A6 Alliance have met to reflect on the traffic evolution and performance, considering the impact and contributions of all aviation actors in the network.

The CEOs of A6 Alliance and the Director of the EUROCONTROL Network Manager (NM) held an executive meeting to reinforce their commitment and joint collaboration to improve the network performance, in terms of capacity, efficiency and sustainability.

ENAIRE's General Director, Ángel-Luis Arias, as Chairman of the A6 Alliance affirmed “the A6 Alliance will continue working to support the industry’s recovery whilst delivering progress towards a digital sustainable future for aviation”.

Iacopo Prissinotti, EUROCONTROL’s Director Network Management said ”These discussions at executive level are important to prepare summer 2023. The EUROCONTROL Network Manager is there to support the air navigation services providers and all other operational stakeholders with our tools and services and we are continuously working to coordinate joint actions for most efficient, sustainable air traffic in the Network”.

During the meeting, A6 CEOs and NM shared views on the air traffic results in the network in summer 2022 considering the impact of the war in Ukraine and challenges experienced by all the aviation actors. Also, they exchanged views about the outlook for the seasonal traffic demand for the next weeks to come, highlighting that in some regions air traffic demand is already exceeding 2019 levels.

The A6 Alliance and NM also shared lessons learnt from this last summer and discussed preparedness’ about the measures to be prepared for the coming summer in order to ensure the highest service quality for a safer, scalable, more sustainable and efficient service provision.