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Flight planning, the air route network and airspace design in Europe

Flight plans All flights into, around and out of Europe that need air traffic services must send their flight plan to a central body: the Network...

Projects and applications to manage winter weather – 2015

Flying home for Christmas or for winter holidays can, as every air traveller knows, be a challenge because of severe weather. Weather delays in 2015...

Outcome of the User Forum 2013

We listen to you! This annual air traffic management (ATM) rendez-vous for the aviation community and operational people was centred on a question...

A Winter’s Tale

Winter has arrived in force and we have to try to mitigate its effects. The best way of doing this is to make sure that the right information reaches...

Proactiveness and performance: our motto for the summer

The role NM plays The air traffic management (ATM) network’s operational performance in 2011 was considerably better than it was in 2010, as traffic...

First Air Traffic Control Support Tools Implementation (FASTI)

The objective of the EUROCONTROL First Air Traffic Control (ATC) Support Tools Implementation (FASTI) Programme was to co-ordinate the implementation...

Crisis Management

The Network Manager has been given particular responsibility for managing crises in Europe’s ATM network.

ACAS II

The Airborne Collision Avoidance System II (ACAS II) has been introduced in order to reduce the risk of mid-air collisions or near mid-air collisions...

The EUROCONTROL Mode S Programme

Conventional Secondary Surveillance Systems (SSR Mode A/C) employ technical principles which were originally developed over 50 years ago. However the...

DMEAN

The growth in European air traffic has led to a need for greater airspace capacity to increase efficiency and reduce delay.

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