MUAC's live contrail prevention trial and real-time simulations show that contrail formation and their harmful impact towards climate change can be avoided with relatively small vertical deviations from the flight plan. As long as air traffic is low also the impact of contrail prevention operations on capacity is low. However, capacity reductions in the range of 20% can already be expected in moderate traffic conditions for safety reasons.
EUROCONTROL-CANSO Sustainable Skies Conference: reducing contrails and their non-CO₂ effects on global warming through operational mitigation
Greater efficiency in European airspace: aircraft can now fly thousands of additional direct routes in the core area of Europe
Joint guidance to prepare for adverse weather in winter: EUROCONTROL and ACI EUROPE release new report
EUROCONTROL launches ContrailNet - the new network to create a common repository of contrail observation data
CLEAN ATM (Air Traffic Management) initiative awarded €60 million to accelerate the modernisation of the European sky
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