News overview

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...
22 August 2018
There are many, many challenges in developing an ATM system which can handle low-level urban drone operations, high-flying military remotely piloted...
14 August 2018
2017 was expected to see strong traffic growth in the European network and this assumption was borne out. 2017’s traffic sustained the biggest annual...
8 August 2018
Since 2013, there has been an 80% increase in delay minutes attributable to weather. This summer – and it is not over yet! – we have had large, high...

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