After Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania, Slovakia also joined the South East Europe Free Route Airspace (SEE FRA) based on a HungaroControl’s operating concept. This has established one of the largest contiguous free-route airspace blocks in Europe, through which aircraft can utilise the shortest route 24/7 without restrictions. The Baltic FAB (Poland and Lithuania) and Moldova have also expressed an interest to join SEE FRA next year.
4 December 2020 - Just a few days before the videoconference of EU transport ministers, Gate One members approved two position papers regarding the Single European Sky 2+ (SES2+) recast proposal. While the first paper summarizes the most important observations and concerns regarding the SES 2+ proposal, the second examines the proposed future arrangements for economic regulation and the new Performance Review Body.
Budapest, 10 November 2020 - The South East Europe Free Route Airspace (SEE FRA) introduced and launched by HungaroControl has proven to be the lead in the Hungarian Competition for Quality Innovation. Thanks to SEE FRA, aircraft will be able to operate in the region’s airspace without restrictions for a year, thus significantly reducing the ecological footprint of air traffic.
During the last few days, one of the most significant developments at HungaroControl has commenced: the upgrade of the company’s air navigation and voice communication systems. As of today and following yesterday’s successful changeover, air traffic controllers will deliver services in the Hungarian and upper-airspace of Kosovo from HungaroControl’s contingency control center.