The Network Manager

Key events from 2017
Achievements
11 January 2017

EUROCONTROL’s two-day demonstration of runway throughput enhancement solutions took place on 11-12 October at its Experimental Centre in Brétigny...

16 January 2017
On 6–7 June, the Flight Safety Foundation, EUROCONTROL and the European...
2 February 2017

A workshop was held at EUROCONTROL on 30 January 2017 with its 41 Member States on the future tasks of the Network Manager – one of the, if not...

8 February 2017

On 1 and 2 February, the European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell (EACCC) organised a major crisis management exercise at EUROCONTROL’s...

10 February 2017

Whether an airport regularly has delays or not, it is always a good idea for it to enhance capacity. Data collection is the right place to start...

16 February 2017

“The Network was in good shape in 2014 and 2015. But in 2016 the delay has increased; clearly not enough capacity at the right time was...

24 February 2017

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and EUROCONTROL jointly chaired the Final...

27 February 2017

Frank Brenner, Director General of EUROCONTROL recently addressed a conference in Brazil on the topic of Collaborative Decision Making (CDM). The...

7 March 2017

At the World ATM Congress in Madrid today, the IHS Jane’s air traffic control (ATC) Award in the 'Safety and efficiency on the runway and final...

7 March 2017

Today World ATM Congress opens its doors to the international air traffic management community in Madrid.

Over the next three days we will...

8 March 2017

A cooperation agreement between the EUROCONTROL Network Manager and the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been signed by Frank Brenner, the...

8 March 2017

At the World ATM Congress in Madrid today, EUROCONTROL ran a workshop on the latest developments in the implementation of Free Route Airspace (...

13 March 2017

For nearly five decades, the EUROCONTROL Statistics and Forecast Service (STATFOR) has been serving European air traffic management with...

21 March 2017
Digitalisation is changing business the world over. ATM - and Europe’s Network Manager (NM) - are part of this new wave: digital interfaces...
7 April 2017

This four-year Future Sky Safety research programme sponsored by the European Commission held its first public conference at EUROCONTROL HQ on 8-...

2 May 2017

"Our ongoing harmonisation dialogue is critical to the continued success of airspace modernisation and ensuring that future airspace users will...

12 May 2017

Reliable and accurate surveillance data that covers the entire European air traffic management (ATM) network is essential for safe and efficient...

15 May 2017

Free route airspace (FRA) is the concept that best symbolises the European Single Sky. By 2021, the European ATM network will be almost fully...

17 May 2017

On 31 March 2017, the Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) announced that they will replace their Briefing System (DIAS) with the EAD Briefing Facility...

19 May 2017

CEOs, COOs, Safety Directors, Safety Managers and experts from 33 European air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and the EUROCONTROL Network...

29 May 2017

The Network Manager has released an Operational Safety Study on Sudden High Energy Runway Conflict (SHERC) to serve as a reference for Network...

14 June 2017

EUROCONTROL brings its extensive experience in applying Human Performance analysis, and assessing stress and fatigue management, to Horizon 2020’...

20 June 2017

The 5th edition of the Safety Forum was themed: ‘Preventing Runway Collision’. It targeted operational and safety professionals with...

21 June 2017

A new enhanced slot swapping tool was deployed via the Network Manager (NM) system under the latest release 21.0 at the end of May. The new...

27 June 2017

EUROCONTROL’s Network Technical Systems division (NTS) provides IT services for the Network Manager (NM) operations under the regulatory...

3 July 2017

At midnight, 22 June 2017, Israel joined the Initial Flight Plan Processing System (IFPS) Zone, bringing the number of participating states to 43...

6 July 2017

The European standardisation working group EUROCAE WG62, which convened at EUROCONTROL's Headquarters in Brussels on 27-29 June 2017, was set up...

19 July 2017

The Airport Corner has reached a significant milestone, with 100 airports and about 700 data providers having joined this airport-focused data...

28 July 2017
Brussels, Belgium – On 4 July 2017, representatives of the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA), DG MOVE, the...
31 July 2017

For the first time ever, the Network Manager has handled one million flights in a month across the EUROCONTROL network, which ranges from Ireland...

9 August 2017

Regular maintenance is needed to ensure availability of technical services - and usually things do go well. But systems are increasingly complex...

17 August 2017

The Network Manager is celebrating Hamburg becoming the 25th fully implemented Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) airport – as well as...

5 September 2017

The European AIS Database (EAD) has undergone a boost in popularity in recent months. Requests from EAD clients and data providers interested in...

11 September 2017

With rising air traffic levels now topping the pre-financial crisis ones, airport congestion is becoming an issue once again. Airport capacity...

16 October 2017

The Communication, Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) dashboard, which provides reports and statistics on flights and aircraft with certain...

26 October 2017
On 24th October, in the presence of Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, and Simon Hocquard, Chair of the Network Management Board, Frank...
26 October 2017

Over 30 senior representatives from airline engineering departments, airframe manufacturers and the avionics equipment manufacturing industry met...

9 November 2017
On 25 September 2017, Luftfartsverket (LFV), the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration became the first operational user of the Surveillance Data...
10 November 2017

EUROCONTROL’s ultimate goal is to keep Europe’s ATM Network safe while increasing capacity and efficiency. The Network Manager identifies Network...

20 November 2017
Brussels, Belgium – Coinciding with the ICAO Global Runway Safety Symposium being held in Lima, Peru (20-22 November 2017), EUROCONTROL, on behalf of...
22 November 2017

In recent years EUROCONTROL has placed considerable emphasis on reaching out to EU bodies and decision-makers to raise awareness of the work of...

7 December 2017

As part of the efforts to strengthen cooperation in air traffic management between Brazil and Europe, ...