EC and EUROCONTROL sign contract for support to performance review

13 October 2017

Brussels, Belgium – On 13th October 2017 Mr Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE and Mr Frank Brenner, Director General of EUROCONTROL signed a four-year contract whereby EUROCONTROL will provide technical support to DG MOVE in the context of its work on ATM performance review.

Under this contract, EUROCONTROL, through its Performance Review Unit, will continue to provide its unique expertise and performance-related data to DG MOVE for the performance and charging schemes of the Single European Sky. This contract is part of a longer-term co-operation on the same subject, which was given effect by the exchange of letters between the two Directors General today.

Mr Brenner said “This contract and longer-term co-operation highlight the added-value that EUROCONTROL brings to the Single European Sky, through supporting DG MOVE in the implementation of the performance and charging schemes, building on the long term experience in performance matters.”

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