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"Single European sky" takes off
Strasbourg, France - The European parliament approves the plan to improve air traffic coordination
Europe has taken a step towards tackling the chaos and congestion in the skies, with the European parliament endorsing EU Commission's proposals for a unified air traffic control system. It is hoped that a so-called "single European sky" can be created by 2005. At present 73 different computer systems were in operation in Europe's control towers and that undermines efficiency. The only central body...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency