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Reducing aviation emissions by 55% by 2030: Can it be done – and if so, what are the extra costs of decarbonisation measures? A Eurocontrol Think Paper

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EUROCONTROL has today published its latest Think Paper, the 16th in a series of thought-provoking studies, providing an in-depth assessment of what cutting emissions...

skeyes promotes environmentally friendly approach procedures at Brussels Airport

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The sooner a pilot can estimate the route to his landing runway, the better he can determine the ideal landing trajectory to consume as...

EUROCONTROL 2050 air traffic forecast showing aviation pathway to net zero

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EUROCONTROL has released a new long-term air traffic forecast, looking at how aviation in Europe will grow over the coming decades. For the first...

EUROCONTROL expects 9.3 million flights in 2022, 84% of pre-pandemic level

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The latest EUROCONTROL Traffic Scenarios for the period April to December 2022 predict steady growth between April and peak-summer, reaching 89% of 2019 traffic...

Eurocontrol accuses Russia of stealing hundreds of leased aircraft

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Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation is sounding the alarm bells after Russian airlines are simply keeping their leased aircraft....

Eurocontrol: Re-routing around Ukraine is disrupting traffic flows across a wide area.

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The unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has brought commercial flying there to a standstill and stopped overflights of neighbouring Moldova. Elsewhere around the borders of...

Aviation leaders meet in Maastricht to mark 50 years of the EUROCONTROL Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre

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Half a century of cross-border cooperation 50 years ago the EUROCONTROL Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre began operations, with its four founding States agreeing to...

EUROCONTROL and ACI EUROPE sign Memorandum of Understanding for enhanced co-operation to aviation’s sustainable future

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Eamonn Brennan, Director General of EUROCONTROL, and Olivier Jankovec, Director General of ACI EUROPE, have today signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding to enhance...

[Eurocontrol] Charting the European Aviation recovery: 2021 COVID-19 impacts and 2022 outlook

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2021 was the year aviation hoped to get back on its feet after the catastrophic pandemic impacts of 2020. This Think Paper uses Eurocontrol's...

Flights are back to 75% of 2019 levels, but for passengers the choice of flights to their destination remains low

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EUROCONTROL tracks the connectivity available to passengers through a set of connectivity indicators. These are people-focused, covering the whole journey, door-to-door: including travel to...

Eurocontrol: taxi times have been cut in most airports this summer, but very little at Brussels where it was already low

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Eurocontrol publishes seasonal data on taxi times to help airlines develop their schedules and plan their operationsThe latest data show that, even as traffic...

Brussels South Charleroi Airport introduces Collaborative Environmental Management (CEM)

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Brussels South Charleroi Airport, the SOWAER, Eurocontrol, skeyes, SABCA, Ryanair, TUI fly and Air Corsica have today signed a collaborative agreement designed to reduce...

Aircraft keep flying higher, creating extra airspace capacity and burning less fuel, saving 1 million tonnes of CO2 per year

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In their flight plans, aircraft request to cruise at an altitude (‘flight level’) that’s most efficient for them, so that they burn less fuel....

Brussels Airport becomes 50% shareholder in SkeyDrone, the drone innovation company launched by ANSP skeyes in 2020

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Brussels Airport Company and skeyes signed today an agreement whereby Brussels Airport will become a 50% shareholder in SkeyDrone, a subsidiary of skeyes. SkeyDrone...

New EUROCONTROL 2021-2027 forecast expects traffic recovery to 2019 levels by the end of 2023

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Recovery to the 2019 number of flights in Europe could occur as early as 2023, according to a new forecast issued by EUROCONTROL. This...

All civil and military air traffic controllers to use the same system to manage Belgian airspace

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EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), the Belgian Ministry of Defence and the Belgian air navigation service provider skeyes are jointly developing a...

Airbus and partners target more energy-efficient flights 

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Demonstration flight kicks off Airbus Summit event in Toulouse Airbus, Air France and DSNA, the French Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), have begun working towards...

Air traffic controllers, airlines and Eurocontrol trial initiative to address trajectory inefficiency

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Partners trial enhanced customer services with airlines Several air navigation service providers, airlines and the Eurocontrol Network Manager have teamed up to trial a unique...

Brussels Airport and air navigation service provider Skeyes test use of drones for bird control during normal operations

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Brussels Airport and skeyes continue to explore the possible uses of drones at the airport with a second series of testing days. These test days specifically focus on the...

Air traffic recovery this summer to 70% of 2019 flights conceals wide variations, says Eurocontrol

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In August, flights were back to 71% of 2019 levels across Europe. This average, however, conceals a wide variation between countries and also between...

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