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16 March 2017
WeCare research flight project successfully completed
The German Aerospace Centre (DLR), in close cooperation with Deutsche Lufthansa and the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), successfully...
1 March 2017
EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) celebrating its 45th anniversary
It all started on 29 February 1972 at 23:05 UTC when EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) processed the first aircraft that flew...
20 October 2016
Celebrating the voices that guide us home safely!
On 20 October, air traffic controllers around the globe, including the EUROCONTROL controller team at MUAC, the Maastricht Upper Air Control Centre...
7 July 2016
MUAC 2015 business cycle: maximising ATM performance in challenging times
In its recently released annual report for 2015, the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre describes how much was done to maximise ATM performance...
4 July 2016
New traffic record at MUAC - and how we do it
With the summer holidays in full swing and air traffic on the rise, at the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) we registered a new traffic...
10 December 2015
Direct route options expand across several Functional Airspace Blocks
47 new plannable direct routes (DCT) came into operation in continental Europe, covering the northwest-southeast axis between the United Kingdom and...
12 November 2015
Inter-FAB cooperation: Extended Arrival Management optimises arrivals from FABEC into London Heathrow
Extended Arrival Management services for London Heathrow today became fully operational at the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC). This is a...
20 October 2015
FABEC Free Route network improves European connectivity
In the first nine months of 2015, 240 new direct routes (DCTs) were implemented across FABEC airspace. A strong increase in the use of DCTs...
3 July 2015
2014 MUAC Annual Report - A year of efficiency
The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) has issued its latest Annual Report, providing an analysis of its performance throughout 2014. The...
30 April 2015
Towards "green" skies: optimised descents from cruising altitude to landing
A consortium of European air navigation service providers and airlines has recently been formed to explore optimised descent profiles (ODP) from the...