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8 August 2018
Since 2013, there has been an 80% increase in delay minutes attributable to weather. This summer – and it is not over yet! – we have had large, high...
4 April 2018
At present, we are carrying out a full investigation regarding the outage, the implementation of the contingency procedure and the recovery phase, in...
3 April 2018
The issue with the ETFMS system has been identified and action is underway to return to normal operations. However, flight plans filed before 10.26...
3 April 2018
EUROCONTROL very much regrets the disruption that has been caused to passengers and airlines due to today’s outage of the Enhanced Tactical Flow...
28 February 2018
The Network Manager (NM) recently established and tested full operational capabilities from a new, second, Operations Centre (NMOC) contingency site...
31 May 2017
At the well-attended 2017 Flight Location and Data Recovery Conference in Hamburg, EUROCONTROL joined aircraft manufacturers, airlines, air...
8 February 2017
On 1 and 2 February, the European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell (EACCC) organised a major crisis management exercise at EUROCONTROL’s Brussels...
17 October 2016
In 2010 volcanic ash from the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull caused chaos across Europe. One year later, ash from Grimsvötn again disrupted air traffic...
14 July 2016
What lessons could be learned from the latest European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell (EACCC) crisis exercise in February 2016, which looked at...
4 July 2016
Business continuity is vital - and planning for it, equally so. The EUROCONTROL Network Manager recently trialled a way of maintaining the continuity...

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