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Ukraine starts to provide real time surveillance data to the Network Manager

From 28 October 2013, Ukraine started to transfer Correlated Position Report (CPR) messages to the Network Manager’s operational Enhanced Tactical Flow Management System (ETFMS). This information is used to improve the accuracy of the network picture of traffic across Europe. This additional activation of real-time surveillance data transmission is an important achievement for several reasons. […]

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EUROCONTROL: Total Airport Management (TAM): the next step from A-CDM

EUROCONTROL’s Director General Frank Brenner addressed the TAM symposium in Braunschweig, Germany, Hosted by HOCHTIEF AirPort (HTA) in collaboration with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), this symposium is an annual event, which is aimed at providing a platform for the discussion of solutions to the capacity challenges facing airports and in particular the role of […]

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Eurocontrol: 17,000 flights use centrally assigned SSR codes daily

On 30 September 2013 at 08:00 UTC, Finland successfully activated the Centralised Code Assignment & Management System (CCAMS). More than 50% of Europe’s air traffic now benefits from efficient SSR code management. CCAMS has been activated in 12 states in just one and a half years: Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, […]

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Eurocontrol: Europe’s single voice at ICAO

Following the 12th Air Navigation Conference in 2012, the ICAO Assembly is currently meeting and is expected to endorse both the Global Air Navigation Plan (GANP) and the Global Aviation Safety Plan (GASP). Europe has played a significant role in the development of these plans, which are fully in line with the ATM advances currently underway, […]

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Eurocontrol: Traffic growth in Warsaw urges for system transition

Over the last 5 years Warsaw has experienced significant traffic growth well above the European average. The ATC system upgrade planned at Warsaw ATC centre in November 2013 will handle the growth and be more flexible in its future operations. The European Football Championship tested the ability of Poland to meet the challenge of increased […]