Air Traffic Control

First anniversary of successful cooperation between Belgian civil and military air traffic controllers in Brussels Tower

Today marks the first anniversary of the successful CIV-MIL project. The ATCC (Air Traffic Control Centre), formerly located in Gavere…

Various stakeholders and the EUROCONTROL Network Manager outline plans to drive the digitalisation of European ATM

Leading airspace users, airports, air navigation service providers and the EUROCONTROL Network Manager outline plans to drive the modernisation and…

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) issues position paper on remote tower operations

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has today launched its first position paper on remote tower operations, striking to the…

European airlines are bracing for the ‘worst winter ever’

Eurocontrol traffic figures for 20 October 2020 were down 61.2% compared to 2019, but 95% down for Brussels Airlines Eurocontrol…

European aviation leaders discuss impact of COVID-19, system financing and vision for future European Air Traffic Management

In a virtual meeting, Europe’s air traffic management (ATM) leaders have today addressed the key issues facing the aviation industry…

European Commission proposes upgrade of Single European Sky for a more sustainable air traffic management – A4E asks for more

Today, the European Commission is proposing an upgrade of the Single European Sky regulatory framework which comes on the heels…

New social unrest at Belgian air navigation service provider “skeyes”

Social discontent is back at Belgian air navigation service provider skeyes. According to the unions, management did not respect the…

Eurocontrol issues new Draft Traffic Scenarios up to February 2021 showing 55% fewer flights

EUROCONTROL has revised downwards its Draft Traffic Scenarios up to February 2021. Under its new “Current Status Scenario”, the total…

Helping airports plan their recovery: Study by EUROCONTROL and partners highlights actions to improve performance when implementing COVID-19 measures

In order to reduce the impact of COVID-19 measures on airport performance, and so contribute to aviation’s overall recovery from…

The “Just Culture” platform improves air traffic safety at Belgian air navigation service provider skeyes

To skeyes, the creation of a Just Culture Platform is a boost for the efforts that have been made in…

Air traffic in Europe on the rise again

Air traffic in Europe is on the rise again after very difficult months due to the coronavirus crisis. Eurocontrol counted…

Belgian air navigation service provider ‘skeyes’ gets state aid following the Covid-19 pandemic

On the proposal of François Bellot, the Belgian Minister in charge of skeyes, the Council of Ministers took a series…

European Air Traffic Controllers union ATCEUC against extension of slot waiver

Extending slot-waiver undermines competition and EU Citizens’ rights IATA’s request to extend the “Slot-waiver”, implemented with REGULATION (EU) 2020/459 OF…

New joint Technical and Coordination Office cements cooperation between EASA and Eurocontrol

Today, Director General EUROCONTROL Eamonn Brennan and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Executive Director Patrick Ky together officially…

Belgian air navigation service provider skeyes is also a reliable partner for recreational air traffic

Contrary to commercial air traffic, which plummeted in recent months, recreational air traffic soared. This caused an unusual rush for…

Eurocontrol’s MUAC Flexible Use of Airspace (FUA) Cell becomes operational in Dutch airspace

In order to further optimise the use of airspace and support all civil and military airspace users, in preparation for…

EUROCONTROL has produced two scenarios for air traffic recovery in Europe

EUROCONTROL has produced two scenarios to illustrate the possible impact of the extent to which “COVID-compliant operational procedures” for airlines…

More than 5000 grounded aircraft in the Eurocontrol area

The drastic reduction in traffic has forced many aircraft operators to withdraw from service a significant part of their fleet,…

Joint effort to deliver additional environmental benefits during the traffic downturn

The aviation industry is using the downturn in air traffic as a result of COVID-19 to implement additional measures to…

Eurocontrol States’ decision to defer ATC charges until November provides airlines short-term liquidity relief amid COVID-19 crisis

EUROCONTROL States agree a €1.1 billion deferral package to assist airlines The EUROCONTROL Member States have agreed on a financial…

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