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Air Traffic Control

Belgian ATC company Skeyes puts structural solutions on the negotiation table

During today's social consultation, skeyes management has gathered all the proposals, some of which have been on the table for some time, which could...

No flights to/from Liège airport for hours this Wednesday night due to air traffic controller staff shortages

Due to staff shortages among air traffic controllers of skeyes, flights will not be able to land on or take off from Liege airport...

Social actions at Skeyes Belgian ATC this night; towers and Belgian airspace temporarily closed at different time frames

Air traffic controllers at skeyes - ensuring the safety and efficiency of air traffic in Belgium - have announced social actions on Tuesday evening...
Aer Lingus arriving at Brussels Airport

“Scary footage” and “a near miss”; fiercely exaggerated headlines over two perfectly safe flights

William Cherry, a passenger on board an Aer Lingus Airbus A320 between Dublin and Lisbon was filming through his window when an Emirates Airline...

Serious air traffic movement limitations in Belgian airspace from Friday 1 March 2019 – 23:00 until Saturday 2 March 2019 – 06:00 due to ATC staff shortage at Skeyes

Belgian air traffic services provider Skeyes is limiting air traffic movements in Belgian airspace from Friday 1 March 2019 (23:00) until Saturday 2 March...

Commercial air traffic in India and Pakistan heavily affected after recent escalation in the region

The escalation between Pakistan and India is also affecting air traffic in the region. First, international flights that transited between Indian and Pakistani airspace...

A strike notice at Belgian ATC company Skeyes runs until March 23

A new conciliation meeting is scheduled for this Tuesday at 08:00 between management and unions at Skeyes (formerly Belgocontrol), the company in charge of...

Airlines for Europe (A4E) unhappy about yet another ATC strike, in Belgium for a change

400+ flights cancelled due to national Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike in Belgium tomorrow   At least 50,000 travellers to be impacted, damaging European...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: air traffic disallowed in Belgian airspace (below 24,500 feet)

skeyes, responsible for controlling the civil airspace from ground to 24,500 feet (about 7,500 metres) above Belgium and for the space between 14,500 and 24,500 feet above Luxembourg is forced to disallow...

Air traffic disallowed during national strike of 13 February in Belgium

Important update 12 February 17:00 (UTC +1) https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous/strike-action/13-february-2019-national-strike-belgium/skeyes-air-traffic-disallowed-belgian-airspace-below-24500-feet/ Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: serious impact on air traffic

Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The...

Serious delays at LaGuardia Airport due to staff shortages at air traffic control

The U.S. Federal Aviation Authorities (FAA) are noticing a slight increase in sick leaves at two air traffic control facilities along the East Coast....

Over 34 million passengers travelled safely through Belgian airspace thanks to skeyes

In 2018 skeyes, the national air navigation service provider, guided 1,101,145 aircraft in the Belgian airspace and at the Belgian airports. For the first...

Belgian air traffic management company ‘skeyes’ sets up shop at DronePort

The drone sector is changing rapidly (as recent events at Gatwick Airport have shown), and skeyes wishes to play a role in the future...

Belgian Red Lions are back in Belgium with Brussels Airlines, as World Champions!

This morning (18 December), Belgium's national men's field hockey team returned from India after their historic World Cup final victory against The Netherlands. Just...

The information website for local residents of Brussels Airport is widely improved

skeyes and Brussels Airport have developed a new version of the BATC.be information website: as of now, visitors will find a wide range of...

A mid-air collision between two aircraft narrowly avoided near Liège: air traffic controllers furious

On 6 September 2018, two aircraft almost collided above Liege. The monitoring body (AAIU or Air Accident Investigation Unit) considers that the incident is...

Belgian military and civilian and European air traffic control providers to manage Belgian airspace with one single system

skeyes, Belgian Defence and EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) intend to use the same system for Air Traffic Management as from 2024....

2018: Worst year in Europe for air traffic delays and flight cancellations in nearly a decade

Urgent need for Member States to remove political bottlenecks and enable a “seamless European sky” Opportunity for EU Transport Ministers to take decisive...

skeyes (ex Belgocontrol) performs very well as regards punctuality

Despite the continued increase in air traffic in Europe during last summer, skeyes’ results in terms of punctuality are once again outstanding. With only...