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10 January 2019
Europe’s air traffic increased by 3.8% in 2018, compared with the year before, to reach an all-time record of 11,011,434 flights, with daily average...
18 December 2018
Maximising vertical flight efficiency is in the interests of all actors since it reduces fuel burn and therefore emissions. Monitoring the adverse...
18 December 2018
Delivering capacity for airspace users is increasingly becoming a challenge for Europe’s ATM system, and using airspace as flexibly as possible is a...
18 December 2018
On 21 November a highly ambitious project conceived over two years ago was finally cleared for take-off, as the EUROCONTROL Network Manager (NM)...
13 December 2018
Brussels, Belgium – Pensions made up 12% of the total costs of the 38 European air navigation service providers in 2016, an increase of 25% since...
7 December 2018
The South East Europe Night Free Route Airspace ( SEEN FRA ) was enlarged on 6 December 2018 to include Slovakia’s airspace for night-time flights...
6 December 2018
EUROCONTROL has completed a new operational safety study. Its findings inform our continuous efforts to fine-tune our risk identification and...
5 December 2018
The EUROCONTROL Surveillance Data Distribution System (SDDS) is a versatile, high-performance communications gateway that provides a number of value-...
4 December 2018
On 3 December Norbert Hofer, the Austrian Federal Minister currently chairing the Council meetings in the area of transport, seized the occasion at...
29 November 2018
EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), the Belgian air navigation service provider skeyes and Belgian Defence signed today a...

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