Performance Review Report (PRR) 2003

This Performance Review Report reviews the performance of Air Traffic Management in Europe during the calendar year 2003.

This report addresses:

  • air traffic demand;
  • three key performance areas (KPA) and associated indicators - safety, delays (with specific emphasis on airports), cost-effectiveness;
  • proposals towards European performance targets and associated performance management processes;
  • costs of aeronautical meteorology (MET) services;
  • PRC recommendations.

Adoption of the Single European Sky (SES) regulations offers a vehicle to reinforce the performance orientation of European ATM. A strong and independent Performance Review System will be an important element towards the success of the SES.


This report has been produced by the Performance Review Commission (PRC). The PRC was established by the Permanent Commission of EUROCONTROL in accordance with the ECAC Institutional Strategy 1997. One objective of this strategy is 'to introduce a strong, transparent and independent performance review and target setting system to facilitate more effective management of the European ATM system, encourage mutual accountability for system performance.'


Performance Review Report of the European Air Traffic Management System in 2003