Our approach to safety is a pro-active and preventive one: improve the data gathering and reporting mechanisms, increase the understanding of safety risks and promote best practice.  We also support ANSPs in the achievement of their safety goals whilst ensuring their successful implementation at the FAB and network level.We strive for a performance-based approach which improves the European network's safety, while meeting the strategic safety objectives of the Single European Sky.

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The number of runway incursions affecting European and global airports remains a significant safety concern. To address this, EUROCONTROL's Network Manager, on behalf of its runway safety partners, has unveiled Version 3.0 of the European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Incursions (EAPPRI) with recommendations in support of ongoing preventive actions being taken across the aviation industry.

10 November 2017
Operational Safety Studies are produced for the “Top 5” ATM...
15 August 2017
A dangerous phenomenon in air traffic control operations is...
11 August 2017
Certain weather conditions or a lack of visibility may play...
9 August 2017
As technical systems are increasingly complex, even routine...

Publications

18 December 2017
This Airborne Collison Avoidance System (ACAS) Guide has...
15 December 2017
Welcome to HindSight 26. This issue explores safety at the...

Content overview

Human Performance in ATM focuses on all job-related aspects...
Our ultimate goal is to keep the Network safe whilst...
Safety Culture is a strategic asset of the Air Traffic...
Sometimes, the safest systems fail. That is why safety nets...
The safe flow of air traffic requires close cooperation...
SAM is a framework, a toolbox, containing methods and...
Every organisation should have a formal statement of its...
This page provides an overview of the documents and...
"Just Culture" is a culture in which front-line operators...

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