News overview

18 September 2017
On 14 September 2017, an event took place in Brétigny-sur-Orge to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the EUROCONTROL Experimental Centre, in the...
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 and...
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...
17 August 2017
The Network Manager is celebrating Hamburg becoming the 25th fully implemented Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) airport – as well as the...
15 August 2017
A dangerous phenomenon observed in air traffic control operations is called controller blind spots. During busy periods with long hours spent in...
11 August 2017
Certain weather conditions or a lack of visibility may play a bad joke on pilots’ perception of factors such as elevation, position and thrust...
9 August 2017
Regular maintenance is needed to ensure availability of technical services - and usually things do go well. But systems are increasingly complex and...
9 August 2017
As in the previous year, 2016 was marked by stronger than forecast air traffic growth across the airspace of the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre...
3 August 2017
The ’charter‘ (or non-scheduled) market segment is the business of renting or providing an entire aircraft (i.e. chartering) as opposed to individual...
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 to...

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