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14 June 2018
EUROCONTROL is today deploying a new system to prevent unsafe aircraft from entering European airspace. This is part of the European Union's...
28 May 2018
The programme is specifically designed to comply with the EUROCONTROL Network Manager Operations Centre’s requirements, but also capable of being...
13 March 2018
To ensure that the air traffic control (ATC) system functions efficiently and safely, Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs) need to perform optimally. This...
20 November 2017
The number of runway incursions affecting European and global airports remains a significant safety concern. To address this, EUROCONTROL's Network...
10 November 2017
EUROCONTROL’s ultimate goal is to keep Europe’s ATM Network safe while increasing capacity and efficiency. The Network Manager identifies Network...
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...
27 July 2017
Managers and operators follow their own safety path. Each one tends to implement safety, but the two do not always practise the same kind of safety...
25 July 2017
Two terms that frequently crop up in contemporary approaches to safety and to work management in general in air traffic control are Work-as-Imagined...

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