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22 March 2013
Pressure on air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to maintain and even improve safety levels while simultaneously reducing costs is considerable...
16 March 2013
Safety is no accident. Meaning, of course, that a truly safe situation is one when no accidents occur - but also, achieving that state cannot be done...
11 March 2013
On 28 February 2013, Vienna switched over to their new ATM system. It is one of the numerous system modernisation projects across Europe that have...
13 February 2013
Frank Brenner, EUROCONTROL's Director General, delivered a keynote speech at the main conference of the World ATM Congress. He highlighted the...
4 February 2013
Space weather - solar activity and solar wind in the magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere - can affect space- and ground-based technology’s...
7 January 2013
The end of the Mayan calendar may not have been the end of the world, but now that we are safely on the right side of 2012, what better time to...
18 December 2012
At the annual Global ATM Safety Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on 31 October 2012, the CANSO Safety Standing Committee (SSC) presented three...
6 December 2012
EUROCONTROL is delighted to join the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in celebrating the International Civil Aviation Day. This year...
5 November 2012
De-conflicting flight schedules now takes hours instead of days, thanks to the recently released fully automatic de-confliction functionality in...
8 October 2012
‘Space for Human Security and Safety’: this year’s World Space Week topic is a familiar one for Air Traffic Control (ATC) professionals. What happens...

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