The Network Manager Operations Centre (NMOC, previously called CFMU) delivers core operational services across several domains:

  • Flow and Capacity Management
  • ATM Access Gateway and Flight Planning Operations
  • Information Management Domain
  • Crisis and Contingency Management
  • Post-operations analysis and reporting.

EUROCONTROL Network Operations stem from the Central Flow Management Unit (CFMU), which was created in 1995 as a response to the chronic delays plaguing European air traffic throughout the 1980s.

In 2011, the European Commission nominated EUROCONTROL as European Network Manager. The European Commission’s Implementing Rules are now the backbone of our Network Operations. The ultimate purpose of these new binding rules applicable to all aviation stakeholders is to improve the performance of the European ATM Network.

Latest news

After a positive evaluation by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), EUROCONTROL was re-certified as a pan-European Aeronautical Information Service Provider under the Single European Sky legislation on the provision of the European AIS Database (EAD). To date, 37 States have fully aligned themselves with the EAD processes and systems.

10 January 2019
Europe’s air traffic increased by 3.8% in 2018, compared...
18 December 2018
Flight data exchange between the two bodies will bring...
24 October 2018
EUROCONTROL is launching a Call for Candidates for one of...
27 September 2018
Representatives from the EU/ECAC States, EC, EASA, EDA,...

Publications

31 January 2019
The ASM Booklet contains information on conditional routes...
18 January 2019
Latest (meeting) changes to 2019 calendar Update: 26-27...

Content overview

Consult the official operational documentation regularly Go...
The objective is to optimise traffic flows according to air...
The Network Manager Operations Centre receives, processes...
Effective decisions could not be made without a central and...
A direct overview on the NM Operational Services and...
The CFMU's heritage EUROCONTROL Network Operations stem...
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