13 Feb 2012
On 9th of February, the first fully operational GNSS Landing System (GLS) approach to CAT I decision height was made by an AirBerlin flight to Bremen airport in Germany; this marks the beginning of the operational use of satellite navigation (GNSS) for all phases of flight, including the most critical approach and automatic landing phases.
01 Mar 2012
On 26 January DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH went live with Controller Pilot Datalink (CPDLC) in the German upper airspace controlled by Karlsruhe UAC. This is a highly significant step forward for the implementation of Datalink in Europe.
20 Jan 2012 - Leaflets & factsheets - Download (application/pdf 282.34kb)
Thanks to improvements made in capacity monitoring accuracy, dynamic Demand Capacity Balancing (dDCB) helps to switch capacity management from the current global hour-based traffic limitations to minute-based streamlined actions at sector level.
16 Nov 2011
Good morning and thank you Volker. It's good to be on the same side of the table for once. It's a real pleasure to be here in Venice - my first visit to this beautiful city.
From 01 Nov 2011 to 04 Nov 2011 - Singapore, Singapore
EUROCONTROL is participating in this annual event.
20 Oct 2011
Today the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Association (IFATCA) celebrates the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller and 50 years of its existence.
From 28 Oct 2011 to 30 Oct 2011 - Dubrovnik, Croatia
EUROCONTROL will be participating at the various ERM sessions and the European Day with presentations by Joe Sultana, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Directorate Network Management,
20 May 2011
In our latest Hindsight safety magazine, the focus is put on fatigue in air traffic control, its causes and its consequences.
19 May 2011 - HindSight magazine - Download (application/pdf 6.22Mb)
Fatigue, like alcohol and smoking, seriously affects us... there are studies which formally compare the effects of alcohol and fatigue on our performance.
04 Apr 2011
Written by John McInally, former EUROCONTROL official, this History Book is a description of the key institutional, legal and organisational events and decisions