Tag: EUROCONTROL

European Flights Back to Normal After Eurocontrol IT System Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Normality has returned to European air traffic after approximately 15,000 trips, roughly half of those in European airspace, were affected by the failure of Eurocontrol’s Enhanced Tactical Flow Management System (ETFMS), which took place at around 2000 BST on Tuesday April 4. It is believed that 29,500 flights were scheduled over Eurocontrol-managed airspace, out of […]

Half of Airline Pilots Report Fatigue Which Could Jeopardise Passenger Safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes Half of airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety within the European aviation industry. The survey was conducted by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and EUROCONTROL, an intergovernmental organisation committed to delivering safe and efficient air […]