News overview

3 October 2018
For some time now, DFS has been using EAD for flight plan management – over 400,000 flight plan messages are sent to the DFS AIS (Aeronautical...
27 September 2018
We are delighted to be hosting today the European partners’ Ad hoc EU/ECAC Coordination Group. The Group comprises representatives from the EU/ECAC...
27 September 2018
Drones are undoubtedly popular amongst consumers and industry alike. But would you be surprised to see one zooming around a disaster site and helping...
20 September 2018
Traffic is growing once again – and environmental concerns grow in tandem. The more aircraft in their vicinity, the more people worry about noise,...
19 September 2018
Representatives from EUROCONTROL recently attended the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Second Unmanned Aircraft Systems Industry...
11 September 2018
“Before they can give permission for drones to fly in controlled airspace, air navigation service providers will have to develop safety assessments...
11 September 2018
The Director General of EUROCONTROL invites applications from nationals of EUROCONTROL Member States to join the Performance Review Commission (PRC...
5 September 2018
The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) is the first in Functional Airspace Block Europe Central ( FABEC ) to use the New-generation Voice...
3 September 2018
Before unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) can operate in controlled airspace, complex simulation exercises have to be run to ensure safety or airspace...
30 August 2018
Free route airspace (FRA) allows airspace users to fly a preferred trajectory between a defined entry and exit point, subject to air traffic control...

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