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3 October 2018
For some time now, DFS has been using EAD for flight plan management – over 400,000 flight plan messages are sent to the DFS AIS (Aeronautical...
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...
3 August 2018
Last time you took a flight, was it delayed? By how much? And why? Simple questions to ask, but it’s much more complicated to answer them. First is...
4 April 2018
At present, we are carrying out a full investigation regarding the outage, the implementation of the contingency procedure and the recovery phase, in...
3 April 2018
The issue with the ETFMS system has been identified and action is underway to return to normal operations. However, flight plans filed before 10.26...
3 April 2018
EUROCONTROL very much regrets the disruption that has been caused to passengers and airlines due to today’s outage of the Enhanced Tactical Flow...
23 March 2018
Today, we join the international community in celebrating World Meteorological Day 2018 - and to promote the need for more widespread collaboration...
2 January 2018
Last year EUROCONTROL as Network Manager handled 10.6 million flights, or the equivalent of over 29,000 flights per day, marking a 4.4% increase over...
11 December 2017
EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) has started operating user-preferred trajectories above FL245. This is the first of three...
12 September 2017
The successfully tested cross-border SESAR trials for enhanced arrival management (xStream) project aims to further enhancing target time, air...

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