2006-2016 U.S. - Europe continental comparison of ANS cost-efficiency trends

8 April 2019

This report is a factual high-level comparison of Air Navigation Services (ANS) provision costs in Europe and the United States of America (U.S.), based on comparable data and a well-established economic performance framework. It is an update of the comparison of ANS cost-efficiency trends published in 2013 and 2016. It focuses on the period from 2006 to 2016.

The report was prepared by the EUROCONTROL Performance Review Unit (PRU) on behalf of the European Commission (EC) in application of Appendix 2 to Annex 1 to the Memorandum of Cooperation NAT-I-9406A signed between the United States of America (U.S.) and the European Union (EU) on 13 December 2017.


Performance Review Unit (PRU)

We are responsible for monitoring and reviewing the performance of the European Air Navigation Services (ANS) System in support of the Performance Review Commission (PRC).