• we work together to keep the skies safe
  • we work together to keep the skies safe
  • we work together to keep the skies safe

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 airspace
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  • 03/Dec/2019World ATM Congress 2020: Call for Proposals for inclusion in FABEC OPS Theatre 2020 agenda
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  • 29/Nov/2019Summer 2019: Close cooperation improves network performance
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  • 25/Nov/2019FABEC ATCO Basic Training certified: 1st course started in Switzerland
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  • 14/Nov/2019EIWAC 2019 - Study on Volatility in Air Traffic Management
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  • 12/Nov/2019FABEC Training Seminar: Digital steps to secure the future
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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.

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Inside ANSPs

  • DFS | 04/Dec/2018The first take-offs and landings controlled from DFS Remote Tower Control Centre
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  • DSNA | 19/Nov/2018A new Control Tower at Strasbourg
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  • skeyes | 07/Nov/2018Belgocontrol ceases to exist
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  • DSNA | 09/Apr/2018Airspace changes and advanced Flexible Use of Airspace in the South-West of France
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  • DFS | 29/Mar/2018DFS Group takes over air traffic control in Edinburgh
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  • DFS | 23/Mar/2018Expert knowledge for drone pilots
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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:

Upcoming Events

  • 12/Dec/2019SCOPS66
    Munich
  • 12/Dec/2019FABEC ComCell Meeting
    Heidelberg / Germany
  • 17/Dec/2019ANSCB
  • 17/Dec/2019FC18 / ANSCB18
    Luxembourg
  • 30/Jan/2020SC HRT
    Brussels / @ Eurocontrol
  • 04/Feb/2020PMG/75
  • 02/Mar/2020ANSP Strategic Board
  • 02/Mar/2020Social Dialogue Committee
  • 04/Mar/2020PMG/76
  • 17/Mar/2020NDOP 25
    ECTL Brussels
  • 17/Mar/2020NDOP 25
  • 26/Mar/2020FB4C42
    Brussels
  • 08/Apr/2020PMG/77
  • 11/May/2020PMG/78
  • 27/May/2020ANSP Strategic Board
  • 28/May/2020FB4C43
    tbd
  • 02/Jun/2020NDOP 26
    ECTL Brussels
  • 02/Jun/2020NDOP 26
  • 09/Jun/2020PMG/79
  • 30/Jun/2020FC19 / ANSCB19
    The Netherlands
  • 03/Sep/2020PMG/80
  • 10/Nov/2020NDOP 27
    ECTL Brussels
  • 10/Nov/2020NDOP 27
  • 10/Nov/2020ANSP Strategic Board
    DFS, Langen
  • 26/Nov/2020PMG/81
  • 08/Dec/2020FC20 / ANSCB20
    The Netherlands
  • 08/Dec/2020ANSP Strategic Board
  • 08/Dec/2020ANSCB

Research Workshop

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).

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Bulletin

  • 31/Oct/2019FABEC Bulletin #36 (October 2019)
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  • 02/May/2019FABEC Bulletin #35 (May 2019)
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  • 26/Sep/2018FABEC Bulletin #34 (September 2018)
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  • 15/May/2018Newsletter Edition 33 (April 2018)
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  • 23/Jan/2018Newsletter Edition 32 (January 2018)
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Workshop

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.

Media release

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