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8 March 2017
Last time you took a flight, was it delayed? By how much? And why? Simple questions to ask, but it’s much more complicated to answer them. First is...
8 March 2017
At the World ATM Congress in Madrid today, EUROCONTROL ran a workshop on the latest developments in the implementation of Free Route Airspace (FRA)...
8 March 2017
A cooperation agreement between the EUROCONTROL Network Manager and the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been signed by Frank Brenner, the Director...
16 February 2017
“The Network was in good shape in 2014 and 2015. But in 2016 the delay has increased; clearly not enough capacity at the right time was delivered...
14 February 2017
Last weekend was the first of three busy weekends in 2017 for ski lovers. We call February and the beginning of March the ski axis period, when...
21 September 2016
Forty-three EU and non-EU States; a peak of 34,594 flights on 9 September this year; 1,940 aircraft operators; 520 airports; 68 control centres...
19 September 2016
We often take the internet for granted, but today some four billion people still do not have access to it. In a connected 21 st century, not being...
16 September 2016
On 12-14 September 2016, EUROCONTROL attended the ATC Global Conference and Exhibition which took place for the second time in Beijing, China. The...
14 September 2016
A Boeing 747 burns over 10 tonnes of fuel every hour and much more when it is climbing up to altitude. That equates to about 4 litres per second. So...
8 June 2016
From 10 June to 10 July 2016, France will host UEFA’s 15 th edition of the European football championships. Over 50 matches will be held in Paris,...

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