FABEC - we work together to keep the skies safe
Since June 2013, the Functional Airspace Block Europe Central, known as FABEC is officially in operation. It comprises the airspace of the six FABEC States of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland and is one of the busiest in the world. FABEC handles about six million flights per year - 55% of European air traffic.
World ATM Congress 2020
FABEC OPS Theatre 2020
Details to the Call for Proposals can be found here: Download Call for Proposals
Please send your proposal to World ATM Congress 2020 to .
Latest Media Releases
05/Dec/2019MUAC implements H24 free route airspaceread more
03/Dec/2019World ATM Congress 2020: Call for Proposals for inclusion in FABEC OPS Theatre 2020 agendaread more
29/Nov/2019Summer 2019: Close cooperation improves network performanceread more
25/Nov/2019FABEC ATCO Basic Training certified: 1st course started in Switzerlandread more
14/Nov/2019EIWAC 2019 - Study on Volatility in Air Traffic Management read more
12/Nov/2019FABEC Training Seminar: Digital steps to secure the futureread more
Call For Papers
Research Workshop: Interdependencies within ATM Performance in the context of a dynamic environment
14-15 May 2020 in Rome/Italy
BLUE MED FAB and FABEC are happy to invite you to the research workshop on Interdependencies within ATM Performance in the context of a dynamic environment which will be hosted in Rome in spring 2020. The conference is organised in partnership with the German Aviation Research Society (G.A.R.S.) and the University of Bologna.
DFS | 04/Dec/2018The first take-offs and landings controlled from DFS Remote Tower Control Centreread more
DSNA | 19/Nov/2018A new Control Tower at Strasbourgread more
skeyes | 07/Nov/2018Belgocontrol ceases to existread more
DSNA | 09/Apr/2018Airspace changes and advanced Flexible Use of Airspace in the South-West of Franceread more
DFS | 29/Mar/2018DFS Group takes over air traffic control in Edinburghread more
DFS | 23/Mar/2018Expert knowledge for drone pilotsread more
FABEC Training Seminar
On 29-30 October 2019, FAB Europe Central organised the fourth FABEC Training Seminar at the DFS Academy in Langen, Germany. The agenda focused on ATM Training for the digital generation and covered the recruitment of digital generation trainees, the introduction of and experience with e-learning practices by trainees and instructors.
All the presentations held at the seminar may be downloaded here:
12/Dec/2019FABEC ComCell MeetingHeidelberg / Germany
17/Dec/2019FC18 / ANSCB18Luxembourg
30/Jan/2020SC HRTBrussels / @ Eurocontrol
02/Mar/2020ANSP Strategic Board
02/Mar/2020Social Dialogue Committee
17/Mar/2020NDOP 25ECTL Brussels
27/May/2020ANSP Strategic Board
02/Jun/2020NDOP 26ECTL Brussels
30/Jun/2020FC19 / ANSCB19The Netherlands
10/Nov/2020NDOP 27ECTL Brussels
10/Nov/2020ANSP Strategic BoardDFS, Langen
08/Dec/2020FC20 / ANSCB20The Netherlands
08/Dec/2020ANSP Strategic Board
Fragmentation in Air Traffic and its Impact on ATM Performance
On 14-15 May 2019, FAB Central Europe and FAB Europe Central organised a research workshop on Fragmentation in Air Traffic Management taking place in Budapest, Hungary. The conference was held in partnership with the FSR Florence School of Regulation and the German Aviation Research Society (GARS).
31/Oct/2019FABEC Bulletin #36 (October 2019)read more
02/May/2019FABEC Bulletin #35 (May 2019)read more
26/Sep/2018FABEC Bulletin #34 (September 2018)read more
15/May/2018Newsletter Edition 33 (April 2018)read more
23/Jan/2018Newsletter Edition 32 (January 2018)read more
Baltic FAB and FABEC organised a research workshop "Volatility in Air Traffic and its impact on ATM performance" taking place on 15-16 May 2018 in Warsaw. The conference has being held in partnership with the German Aviation Research society (G.A.R.S.) and the SGH Warsaw School of Economics.