As Single European Sky stalls, airlines claim governments using financial meltdown as excuse
The latest “traffic light” report from the European Commission on the progress European Union (EU) member states have made on the Single European Sky air traffic management scheme does not bode well for ATM in the region.
Only five out of 27 EU member states – Belgium, Denmark, Lithuania, Luxembourg and the Netherlands – get a ‘green light’ in the report, as being on track to meet targets for cost and capacity/delays for the next three years. Under the existing performance plans, European air navigation service providers (ANSP) would fail to meet EU targets for both capacity and cost effectiveness. Of the nine Functional Airspace Block initiatives (FAB), all except the Danish/Swedish FAB are classed as either ‘orange’ or ‘red’, giving “serious cause for concern”.
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