CANSO welcomes adoption of rescue package for European ANSPs

CANSO – the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation which represents the air traffic management industry – welcomes the adoption by European States of a rescue package for air navigation service providers (ANSPs). The current crisis has caused aviation traffic in Europe to plunge by 90%, putting the whole sector in jeopardy. Last week, EUROCONTROL Member […]

Airlines grateful for air traffic control charges delay

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) thanked Eurocontrol member states and European Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) for agreeing to delay payments due for air navigation services in February through to May this year. The payments would have totalled more than 1.1 billion Euros. With airlines suffering from a severe liquidity crisis due to a […]

Air traffic management industry is committed to keeping skies open

The air traffic management (ATM) industry is committed to offering critical air navigation services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes enabling the safe passage of vital repatriation and cargo flights through global airspace and delivery of medical support worldwide. While air traffic has reduced significantly in recent weeks due to measures taken to prevent the […]

Air Traffic Control Inefficiencies Mean Summer of Wasted Emissions and Delays: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management. The priority should be to cut carbon emissions and address the unnecessary costs and flight delays suffered by passengers from inefficient airspace routes and bottlenecks. According to Eurocontrol, in June […]