Research WorkshopRegistration still open15-16 September 2022

DANUBE FAB and FABEC are pleased to invite you to a research workshop entitled "Single European Sky and Resilience in ATM" on 15-16 September 2022 which will be hosted in Sofia/Bulgaria. Registrations for the event remain open, but spaces are filling up fast, so ensure you register for the event in the next few days!

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Fast factsStrong traffic growth

A comparison of the STATFOR Forecast and the actual traffic development in the 1st half of this year shows: Passengers are ready to travel with figures only 3 percent below projections.

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VIRTUAL WORKSHOPOperationalising Contrail Avoidance

On 7 September Niels Lokman, COO MUAC, will be part of a workshop organised by NASA Langley Research Center and the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research at George Mason University (GMU). Among speakers from FAA, Boeing Jeppesen and NASA he will give an insight into MUAC’s “Operational Experience with Contrail Avoidance”. It’s not too late to register!

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EventWorld ATM Congress

Returning for the fifth consecutive year the FABEC OPS Theatre will host topical discussions on issues that impact everyday operations at World ATM Congress in Madrid 21-23 June 2022.

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Our Data Cockpit offers you easily accessible and processed data from the world of air traffic control.

We will successively expand the functionalities.

Data Cockpit


Innovation is key for a dynamic industry such as aviation.

Thus, the interactive map gives an overview of ongoing or planned projects contributing to the FABEC performances targets. It lists local or multilateral projects of the FABEC partners deemed relevant to the FABEC achievement.

Interactive map


Research WorkshopClimate Change Documentation of Research Workshop in Vilnius available

In October about hundred experts from all over Europe gathered in Vilnius to provide their insights on this very important, but also extremely complex issue of climate change in aviation. Having in mind the outstanding contributions and discussion a documentation has been compiled aiming to share the results of the workshop.

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  • Punctuality

    On time arrival means efficiency and customer satisfaction

    Timely, reliable flight schedules ensure passengers reach their destinations on time, build customer confidence and allow the industry to make optimum use of available capacity.

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  • Resilience

    Building a robust framework

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine showed that European ATM the importance to maintain critical infrastructure. Further insights are expected from a research workshop in Sofia exploring the subject.

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  • EU - US Benchmark

    Accepting diversity

    For decades, attempts have been made to compare American and European air traffic control - without success, as the two organisations are too different. It's like apples and pears - both taste good but are different.

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  • 05 AUG 2022FABEC reports uneven traffic growth since the start of 2022 accompanied by new military airspace needs
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  • 09 JUN 2022FABEC learning seminar puts emphasis on digital skills and competency training
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  • 07 JUN 2022FABEC OPS Theatre at World ATM Congress 2022 leads debate on industry challenges and new initiatives
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  • 18 MAY 2022FABEC learning seminar embraces new technology and evolving skills in the aftermath of Covid
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  • 15-16 SEPTEMBER 2022Research workshop "Single European Sky and Resilience in ATM", Sofia/Bulgaria
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  • 30 AUG 2022AIM TF #38
  • 08 SEP 2022PMG 97
  • 13 SEP 2022RNDSG #107 (Route Network Development Sub-Group)
  • 13 SEP 2022SD 2nd Layer ATCO License
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The airspace of the six FABEC States of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland is one of the busiest and most complex in the world.

The majority of major European airports, major civil airways and military training areas are located in this area. FABEC airspace covers 1.7 million km and handles about 5.8 million flights per year - 55% of European air traffic.