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Industry Monitor – keeping you abreast of air transport trends

Publication date:  2018-02-20 00:00 16 years ago, STATFOR launched the Industry Monitor, as a way of tracking what was happening in the then very volatile aviation sector. 200 editions later, Industry Monitor has become a monthly digest of trends, available on subscription, and currently read by over 800 people around the world. Read...

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Key avionics standardisation meeting hosted by EUROCONTROL

Publication date:  2017-10-26 00:00 On 19-20 October, over 30 senior representatives from airline engineering departments, airframe manufacturers and the avionics equipment manufacturing industry met for the Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee’s (AEEC) Mid-Term Session. Together with ICAO and EUROCAE/RTCA, AEEC is one of the three key standardisation groups for aviation. Read...

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More autonomous management for a more performing Network Manager

Publication date:  2017-10-24 00:00 On 24th October, in the presence of Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, and Simon Hocquard, Chair of the Network Management Board, Frank Brenner, the Director General of EUROCONTROL signed a number of Delegation Decisions giving increased managerial autonomy to the Director Network Manager to deliver the Network Functions of the single European sky (SES). Read...

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SWIMming faster and strengthening transatlantic cooperation

Publication date:  2017-10-23 00:00 SWIM (System Wide Information Management) architecture, which removes barriers between information providers and information consumers, is playing a key role in revolutionising the field of Information Exchange. October saw EUROCONTROL host two important transatlantic coordination events, ICAO’s APAC/EUR/MID workshop on service improvement through integration of AIM, MET and ATM Information Services, and the Air Transportation Information Exchange Conference (ATIEC) 2017, organised together with the US’s FAA. Read...

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Communication, Navigation & Surveillance dashboard: EUROCONTROL’s new tool on fleet capabilities

Publication date:  2017-10-16 00:00 The dashboard provides reports and statistics on flights and aircraft with certain declared capabilities. Launched in April 2017, it already has 244 users, including 84 air navigation service providers (ANSPs), 12 airports, 17 operators and 19 authorities. The CNS dashboard analyses the CNS and Performance Based Navigation (PBN) information contained in the ICAO Flight Plans submitted to the Network Manager. Different periods of time, airports, airlines or aircraft types can be analysed. Even though it might not always be accurate and complete, the dashboard is a unique source of useful information for the monitoring of fleet capabilities and the preparation of PBN deployment plans. Read...

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