IATA, Eurocontrol Don’t See Material Airline Recovery Before 2011 (Aviation Week & Space Technology)Airlines should make a fast recovery, but the end of their suffering is still far off

Links (EUActiv)Despite a series of regulations adopted in March 2004, aimed at reforming the current air traffic management system and creating the Single European Sky ( SES ), EU airspace remains broadly divided into 27 different systems under the control of national governments.

SESAR Won’t Be Fully Compatible With NextGen Europe is getting started on its own version of Next-Generation Air Traffic Control, dubbed “SESAR.”Eurocontrol Puts GPS-Based ATC Into Limited Service (The Aero-News Network)

New IT system to ‘revolutionise’ European airspace (EUActiv)Replacing voice communications between traffic controllers and pilots with email-like messaging is expected to make European airspace safer and more efficient, shortening flights and reducing CO2 emissions.

BRUSSELS – A new air traffic control system designed to double the number of planes over Europe while cutting flight times and airport congestion was put into operation by the continent’s aviation agency yesterday. The system is…Radical move in airport control (The New Zealand Herald)