FABCE - FABEC Joint Declaration signing ceremony on June 17th (web-based)

Air Navigation Service providers (ANSPs) from Functional Airspace Block Central Europe (FAB CE) and Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC) will sign a Joint Declaration on 17 June 2020 aimed at deeper cooperation and improved Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance. Originally scheduled for the World ATM Congress in Madrid earlier this year, the signing will now take place as an online event. Register Now!

FAB CE Chairperson CEO-Committee and Managing Director of Austro Control Valerie Hackl, together with FABEC Chairman ANSP Strategic Board and CEO of DFS Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, will sign the Joint Declaration at a special web-event taking place at 14.00-15.00. They will be joined by Peggy Devestel, Chair FABEC Standing Committee Operations, COO skeyes and Matej Eljon, Director FAB CE Aviation Services Ltd.  The ceremony will deepen existing ties between ANSPs established over many years, and reflected in cross-border activity already delivering shorter routes, less fuel burn, fewer delays and a reduced environmental footprint. The Joint Declaration confirms ANSPs’ commitment to continued cooperation and Europe’s vision of a seamless Single European Sky.

Aviation’s recovery after COVID-19 will depend upon widespread cooperation. With this initiative FAB CE and FABEC ANSPs are strengthening common ties to achieve Europe’s long-term goals of improved operations and reduced environmental impact during a time of reduced traffic volume.

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 1400-1500 hrs

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FAB CE is a joint initiative of seven States and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) from Central Europe - Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia – sitting in the heart of Europe and managing critical air traffic flows across the continent. Our airspace covers more than 529,000 km², which we manage within 63 airspace sectors and from eight area control centres (ACCs).

The airspace of the six FABEC States of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland is one of the busiest and most complex in the world. The majority of major European airports, major civil airways and military training areas are located in this area. FABEC airspace covers 1.7 million km² and handles about 5.8 million flights per year – 55% of European air traffic.

For more information please contact:

Markus Pohanka, FAB CE: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +4351703 9100

Roland Beran, FABEC: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +49 171 2139896