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David McMillan - Articles and news items

London Gatwick sets aside £30 million as a resilience fund following recommendations of review into Christmas Eve flooding

Posted on: 26 February 2014

Following the unprecedented weather and the subsequent flooding that caused disruption to passengers at London Gatwick on Christmas Eve, David McMillan, a Non-Executive Director of Gatwick Airport, was commissioned by the Gatwick Airport Board to review the airport community's response on the day...

Efficiency efforts by airports yielding significant results for airlines & passengers

Posted on: 28 November 2012

As the entire aviation sector is facing patchy air traffic growth in the short term...

EUROCONTROL Permanent Commission appoints Frank Brenner as new Director General from January 2013

Posted on: 6 July 2012

Frank Brenner appointed as Director General of EUROCONTROL...

A new era for the ARTAS System

Posted on: 20 June 2012

The first operational version of ATM suRveillance Tracker And Server V8B1 was successfully released on 6 June 2012...

David McMillan granted with the European Business Aviation Awards at EBACE 2012

Posted on: 16 May 2012

David McMillan granted with the 2012 European Business Aviation Awards...

New Director announced for EUROCONTROL MUAC

Posted on: 7 December 2011

The Director General of EUROCONTROL, David McMillan, announced the appointment of Lieutenant-General Jac Jansen...

EUROCONTROL celebrates two decades of ARTAS success

Posted on: 9 November 2011

EUROCONTROL celebrated 10 years of the ARTAS service and 20 years since the launch of the ARTAS concept...

EUROCONTROL nominated as Europe’s ‘Network Manager’

Posted on: 18 July 2011

EUROCONTROL received a letter from the EC, nominating the Agency to take on the role of European ‘Network Manager...

CANSO steps up to lead change

Posted on: 16 June 2011

CANSO, has been tasked by the world’s aviation leaders to ‘step up’ and lead industry change...

CANSO joins ACI EUROPE and EUROCONTROL’s partnership to combat airport congestion and reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions

Posted on: 5 October 2010

Renewed focus on efficiency and performance for Europe’s airports...

CANSO CEOs Discuss Volcanic Ash – Call for Stronger European Safety Regulator

Posted on: 15 June 2010

CANSO, has held a discussion on the fallout from the volcanic ash situation in Europe...

Integrating Airports into the future Air Traffic Management System

Posted on: 5 April 2010

Aviation has been especially badly hit by the economic crisis. Airlines worldwide lost €7.9 billion in 2009 and a further €4 billion loss is forecast for 2010. Traffic in Europe declined by 6.6% in 2009 – the biggest fall on record and one which has had a severe impact on all in air transport. Although key hubs such as Frankfurt and London Heathrow fared slightly better than average, traffic at many European airports declined by double digit figures.

The continuing rise of continuous descents

Posted on: 11 December 2009

Continuous Descent Approaches (CDA) are on the rise: March 2009 marked the launch of the European Joint Industry CDA Action Plan, backed by IATA, CANSO, ACI-EUROPE and EUROCONTROL1. Since then, according to EUROCONTROL's CDA Implementation Support Team, implementation progress has been non-stop. Why are CDAs gathering this momentum?

EUROCONTROL’s Challenges of Growth 2008 Report

Posted on: 3 December 2008

EUROCONTROL publishes a series of studies aimed at providing decision makers with up-to-date assessments of the challenges presented by the increasing demand for air transport. The latest, ‘Challenges of Growth 2008’1, is the third in the series and looks at those long-term challenges needing long-term solutions.

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