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This night, Belgian airspace below 24,500 feet will be closed due to staff shortage at skeyes

This night between 01:30 and 04:30 (UTC +2), the Western part of Belgian airspace will be closed due to staff shortage at Belgian Air...

Belgian Air Navigation Service Provider Skeyes issues its annual report “All eyes on the future”

In just a couple of years’ time, skeyes has been turned into a financially healthy company again. That is why it was able to...

An agreement between MUAC management and air traffic controllers is refused by Belgium

On 13th of February 2019, the Trade Union Eurocontrol Maastricht (TUEM) and the management of the Maastricht Upper Area Control Center (MUAC) finalised an...

Liege Airport joins the court action of CAL and Lachs against Belgian air navigation service provider skeyes

This Friday, May 24th, 2019, a Board of Directors of Liege Airport SA was held to examine the social conflict at skeyes and to...

Brussels Airport and a few airlines to court against Belgian air navigation service provider Skeyes

According to Belgian financial newspaper L'Echo, Brussels Airport Company, Brussels Airlines, TUI Airlines Belgium and Ryanair turn to the courts to get penalties in...

Belgian air navigation service provider Skeyes faces fines up to €20,000 per cancelled flight

Brussels Airlines has asked the court to impose fines on skeyes, the Belgian air navigation and traffic service provider for the civil airspace. After...

Belgian air navigation service provider skeyes: “No renegotiation of the agreement, planned consultation continues”

At the conclusion of the social agreement on 10 May, it was accepted that the agreement would be further elaborated in consultation between skeyes...

Belgian airspace below 24,500 feet closed between 09:30 and 13:00 due to skeyes air traffic controllers actions

This morning 16 May between 09:30 and 13:00 (UTC +2), Belgian airspace below 24,500 feet will be closed (again) as air traffic controllers -...

[skeyes] Social agreement reached, but only with one union as two other unions still disagree

According to the management of Belgian air navigation service provider Skeyes an agreement has been reached with the unions representing the air traffic controllers....

Belgian Cockpit Association responds on the social conflict at Belgian air navigation service provider Skeyes

The Belgian Cockpit Association (BeCA) is worried about the on-going social dispute at the Belgian air navigation service provider, Skeyes: "on several occasions since...

Brussels Airport welcomes 2.3 million passengers in April; cargo activities suffer from disruptions at skeyes

In April, passenger numbers at Brussels Airport increased to 2.3 million passengers, up 1.5% on April last year despite adverse developments at several airlines....

35-hr French air traffic control strike begins tonight – More than 550 flights cancelled

35-hour national strike will disrupt ATC and other public sector services beginning 08 May at 17:00 UTC (19:00 local time) until 04:00 UTC...

Negotiations between Skeyes management and Belgian air traffic controllers interrupted without agreement

"The management wants to reach an agreement quickly," said Skeyes this Saturday morning after the interruption of the social conciliation process within the Belgian...

Greater flexibility and efficiency in European airspace (Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Sweden)

Since 25 April 2019, cross-border free route airspace (FRA) managed by EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), Naviair, LFV and DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung...

skeyes: an extraordinary general meeting of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of skeyes met on Monday night in an extra session to discuss the consequences of the current social climate within...

Belgian Federal Minister for Mobility François Bellot responds to the disruptions at air navigation service provider skeyes

François Bellot, Belgian Federal Minister for Mobility and Transport and responsible for air navigation service provider skeyes expressed his grievance about the interruptions of...

Medical flights affected by Skeyes staffing problems – the Walloon government reacts

The latest social outcry at Belgian air navigation service provider Skeyes has serious economic consequences - millions of euros lost by airlines and affected...

German ATC to assist Liège Airport flights tonight during Belgian airspace closure

During the night of 18 to 19 April, German controllers will assist flights inbound or outbound of Liège, impacted by Skeyes staff shortage, between...

Consequences of the closure of Belgian airspace last night: About 50 flights impacted at Liege Airport, less at other airports

The interruption of air traffic from midnight to 06:00, due to a lack of staff at Belgian air navigation service provider Skeyes, impacted about...

A4E welcomes the recommendations of the European Commission’s “Wise Persons Group” report on the future of the Single European Sky

EU ATC is in crisis and in urgent need of reform Airlines seek more detail and greater involvement and ability to direct in...