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SESAR - Articles and news items

SESAR and ESA sign agreement on air transport satellite communications

Airport news  •  16 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

SESAR and the ESA have signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) to facilitate the development of satellite communications for Europe...

New era for air traffic control dawns at Prestwick

Airport news  •  1 August 2016  •  NATS

Following hundreds of hours of testing and fine tuning, a state of the art new air traffic control system has entered full operational service at Scotland’s Prestwick Control Centre. The system – called iTEC – is the next generation of air traffic control technology designed to increase airspace capacity and improve safety by automatically detecting […]

An interview with SESAR DM’s Freek de Witte

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  28 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

In an exclusive interview with International Airport Review, Freek de Witte, Head of Stakeholder Relations at SESAR Deployment Manager, discusses the importance of modernising Europe’s airspace and why it is essential for ANSPs and all other stakeholders to maintain a strong working relationship in order to bring about deployment.

SESAR deployment is a daily reality in Europe

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  16 March 2016  •  SESAR Deployment Manager

SESAR deployment is a daily reality in Europe - Key facts & figures on SESAR deployment following the 2016 World ATM Congress.

UK-Ireland FAB completes SESAR concept of dynamic sectorisation trial

Airport news  •  26 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

UK-Ireland FAB (Functional Airspace Block) has completed a trial of the SESAR concept of dynamic sectorisation, designed to tactically switch air traffic services between providers.

European Investment Bank reinforces support for Single European Sky Initiative

Airport news  •  13 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Investment Bank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinforce cooperation in support of the Single European Sky Initiative.

INEA approves European air traffic management project

Airport news  •  27 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has approved a grant for a key European air traffic management project aiding the SESAR programme.

Operational stakeholders ready to invest in ATM modernisation

Airport news  •  2 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Results of a survey carried out by SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) regarding operational stakeholders intentions to invest in ATM modernisation have been revealed.

Europe’s Air Navigation Service Providers renew commitment to deliver SESAR

Airport news  •  6 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Leaders of Europe’s Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) have renewed their pledge to work together to help deliver the Single European Sky ATM Research programme (SESAR).

SESAR Deployment Programme 2015 delivered for approval

Airport news  •  1 October 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The final version of the SESAR Deployment Programme 2015 has been delivered for approval to the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission (DG MOVE).

An interview with SESAR Deployment Manager’s Managing Director Massimo Garbini

Airport Extra  •  8 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Massimo Garbini, Managing Director of SESAR Deployment Manager, talks to IAR about his career in aviation, the role of SESAR Deployment Manager and the future of Single European Sky ATM.

Foreword: An overview of the Borealis Free Route Airspace (FRA) programme

Issue 4 2015  •  28 July 2015  •  Olle Sundin, Chair of the Borealis Alliance Board

The Borealis Alliance was established in the summer of 2012 by nine North European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) – the ANSPs of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Norway, Sweden and the UK. In 2014, the nine member ANSPs between them controlled more than 3.8 million flights, representing over 38% of European traffic. The Alliance was created out of recognition by those ANSPs that there were a number of challenges facing the ATM industry – the need to reduce costs, improve flight efficiency and reduce environmental impact – that were best addressed by cooperating on a commercial basis. Olle Sundin, Chair of the Borealis Alliance Board, gives an overview of the Borealis Free Route Airspace (FRA) programme, who is involved, the challenges to overcome, how it fits into SESAR and what benefits will follow...

SESAR SWIM keeps airports in the ATM loop

Issue 4 2015  •  28 July 2015  •  Dirk Janssens, Walter Van Hamme, Sam Van der Stricht and Dennis Hart - EUROCONTROL

Dirk Janssens, Walter Van Hamme, Sam Van der Stricht and Dennis Hart collaboratively work together as domain experts in the field of information management, airport information and meteorology in the Information Management unit of EUROCONTROL and work on the various aspects of SWIM, contributing to SESAR. In this article they share some important European SWIM developments and highlight examples of SWIM in an airport context...

European Air Traffic Management receives €329 million EC investment

Airport news  •  13 July 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

European Air Traffic Management modernisation projects will receive €329 million of European Commission co-funding via the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM).

SESAR delivers first Air Traffic Management Infrastructure Deployment Programme

Airport news  •  30 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

SESAR Deployment Manager formerly delivered the first Air Traffic Management Infrastructure Deployment Programme to the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission (DG MOVE).

 

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