European Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) Webinar

With lives in peril, the expectations placed on Search and Rescue (SAR) organisations are extremely high. Their performance is largely dependent on the organisation of SAR services and the implementation of regional cooperation and collaboration. The implementation of new International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and European standards in support of the Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) concept of operations will not only help to further enhance aviation safety, it will also provide an opportunity to review and enhance existing SAR procedures. EUROCONTROL hosted the European GADSS webinar series with the…

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Aireon and EUROCONTROL Sign Agreement to Enhance Air Traffic Flow Management in Europe

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA/BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 28 February 2020 – Aireon and EUROCONTROL announced today they have signed a 10-year agreement for the provision of space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data. This will enhance flow management capabilities across EUROCONTROL’s 41 European Member States and two Comprehensive Agreement (CA) States contributing to improve predictability, capacity, environmental impact supporting sustainable growth throughout the European region.

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