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 2020/21
Latest Media Releases
04/Mar/2020New Environment Standing Committee prioritises sustainable airspace managementread more
13/Feb/2020World ATM Congress 2020: FABEC OPS Theatre hosts operations experts from around the world read more
20/Jan/2020FABEC puts in place a common safety structureread more
17/Jan/2020FABEC renews commitment to joint initiatives under new chairmanread more
16/Jan/2020FABEC Council commences new work programmeread more
13/Jan/2020Improved operations 2019: Three-way cooperation remains key to successread more
Research Workshop: Interdependencies within ATM Performance in the context of a dynamic environment
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 autumn 2020. The specific date will be published as soon as the event that was due to happen in May has been re-arranged. The conference is organised in partnership with the German Aviation Research Society (G.A.R.S.) and the University of Bologna.
Video: Two different single skies?
FABEC Expert Workshop
4th FABEC Expert Workshop: Implementation of Free Route Airspace (FRA)
12 February 2020, IBIS Paris CDG Airport
On 12 February 2020, FABEC organises the 4th Expert Workshop which will focus mainly on the operational topics relating to the implementation of Free Route Airspace (FRA) within FABEC.
The aim of the workshop is to present the upcoming huge change within the European airspace (deletion of the route network above FL195, impact on most flightplans in Europe, complete review of the RAD,...) and to discuss the solutions we can put in place together with NM, CFSPs and airlines.
27/Apr/2020Social dialogue 2nd layer OPS workshopBrussels
28/Apr/2020RNDSG 100 ECTL, Brussels
13/May/2020NETOPS/27 ECTL, Brussels
27/May/2020ANSP Strategic Board 86DFS, Langen
02/Jun/2020NDOP 26ECTL, Brussels
16/Jun/2020NMB 28 ECTL, Brussels
23/Jun/2020SC OPS/68 + AOGGeneva
30/Jun/2020FC19 / ANSCB19The Netherlands
08/Sep/20207th InterFAB Communication MeetingDSNA, Paris
13/Sep/2020FABEC @ ATCA Annual Conference & ExpositionWashington, D.C.
15/Sep/2020SC OPS/69 + AC + NMMaastricht
22/Sep/2020RNDSG 101 ECTL, Brussels
23/Sep/2020Social dialogue 2nd layer SAF workshopDuebendorf (Zurich)
30/Sep/2020Social dialogue 2nd layer FIN-PERF workshopGeneva (tbc)
06/Oct/2020Social dialogue 2nd layer SESAR solutionsskeyes, Brussels
08/Oct/2020Airspace Users 2020
12/Oct/2020Social Dialogue TripartiteAmsterdam Schiphol
14/Oct/2020NETOPS/28 ECTL, Brussels
10/Nov/2020ANSP Strategic Board 87DFS, Langen
10/Nov/2020NDOP 27ECTL, Brussels
17/Nov/2020Public Recruiting WorkshopDFS, Langen
18/Nov/2020NMB 29 ECTL, Brussels
30/Nov/20204th FABEC OPS DAYDFS, Munich
08/Dec/2020FC20 / ANSCB20Amsterdam
08/Dec/2020ANSP Strategic Board 88DFS, Langen
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:
10/Feb/2020FABEC Bulletin #38 (February 2019)read more
20/Jan/2020FABEC Bulletin #37 (December 2019)read more
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
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).
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.