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Efficiency gains from EU airspace update
Jan25

Efficiency gains from EU airspace update

Aircraft operators can now enjoy the benefits of the H24 cross-border free route airspace operations in the upper airspace of Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Germany. The implementation of cross-border free route airspace by Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) and by DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung’s Karlsruhe Upper Area Control Centre (KUAC) – two of Europe’s major air navigation service providers – has...

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Eurocontrol launches contrails database
Dec04

Eurocontrol launches contrails database

Eurocontrol, in collaboration with Airbus and Thales, announces that it is establishing ContrailNet, a new network of European research experts to create a common repository of contrail observation data to advance the aviation sector’s efforts to reduce the climate impact of non-CO2 aviation emissions, in particular contrails and nitrogen oxides (NOx). The aim is to make the common repository of data available to existing and future...

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The ‘striking’ cost of strikes
Nov08

The ‘striking’ cost of strikes

EUROCONTROL has released a study analysing the impact of air traffic management (ATM) related strikes in Europe in terms of flight cancellations, delays and emissions and testing various mitigating measures. The study was carried out by the EUROCONTROL Network Manager (NM) on the request of the European Commission, closely examining ATC industrial action in France, Italy and Greece between 2018 and 2022, highlighting considerable...

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