The Network Manager Operations Centre (NMOC, previously called CFMU) delivers core operational services across several domains:

  • Flow and Capacity Management
  • ATM Access Gateway and Flight Planning Operations
  • Information Management Domain
  • Crisis and Contingency Management
  • Post-operations analysis and reporting.

EUROCONTROL Network Operations stem from the Central Flow Management Unit (CFMU), which was created in 1995 as a response to the chronic delays plaguing European air traffic throughout the 1980s.

In 2011, the European Commission nominated EUROCONTROL as European Network Manager. The European Commission’s Implementing Rules are now the backbone of our Network Operations. The ultimate purpose of these new binding rules applicable to all aviation stakeholders is to improve the performance of the European ATM Network.

Latest news

Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS)’s decision to count fully on EAD by implementing EAD’s Briefing Facility as from March 2018 onwards follows extensive operational testing, and confirms the growing importance of EAD, the world’s largest Aeronautical Information System. EAD is a success story provided by the EUROCONTROL Member States via the Agency’s Network Manager Directorate, and is accessed by over 25,000 users.

21 March 2017
The Network Manager’s recent B2B technical forum showcased...
8 March 2017
Last time you took a flight, was it delayed? By how much?...
8 March 2017
The EUROCONTROL Network Manager and the SESAR Deployment...
16 February 2017
The 2017 Network Manager User Forum focused on tackling the...

Publications

25 May 2017
The ASM Booklet contains information on conditional routes...
22 May 2017
This is an advance EUROCONTROL document covering the next...

Content overview

Consult the official operational documentation regularly Go...
The objective is to optimise traffic flows according to air...
The Network Manager Operations Centre receives, processes...
Effective decisions could not be made without a central and...
A direct overview on the NM Operational Services and...
The CFMU's heritage EUROCONTROL Network Operations stem...
Access the complete Network Operations Library here Access...

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