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30 August 2018
Free route airspace (FRA) allows airspace users to fly a preferred trajectory between a defined entry and exit point, subject to air traffic control...
19 June 2018
European aviation is seeing high levels of delay this year as the network struggles to cope with record levels of traffic. A new EUROCONTROL study –...
27 April 2018
Two important tools in the EUROCONTROL Network Manager’s toolbox received an update and are now available to users. The ATFM statistics reports and...
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
EUROCONTROL very much regrets the disruption that has been caused to passengers and airlines due to today’s outage of the Enhanced Tactical Flow...
11 September 2017
With rising air traffic levels now topping the pre-financial crisis ones, airport congestion is becoming an issue once again. Airport capacity and...
3 August 2017
The ’charter‘ (or non-scheduled) market segment is the business of renting or providing an entire aircraft (i.e. chartering) as opposed to individual...
31 July 2017
For the first time ever, the Network Manager has handled one million flights in a month across the EUROCONTROL network, which ranges from Ireland to...
17 July 2017
In June, there were nearly a million flights in the Network Manager’s area – covering EUROCONTROL’s 41 member states, Morocco and now Israel. This...
29 June 2017
Low-cost carriers (LCC) have become a popular alternative to traditional scheduled airlines over the last two decades. As the summer holiday season...

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