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Internal market

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October 2003


September 2010

Functional Airspace Blocks

October 2008

  • Evaluation of Functional Airspace Block (FAB) initiatives and their contribution to performance Improvement

Final report pdf - 5 MB [5 MB]

Executive final report pdf - 3 MB [3 MB]

The report "Evaluation of Functional Airspace Block (FAB) initiatives and their contribution to performance improvement" has been produced by the independent Performance Review Commission (PRC) of Eurocontrol upon the request of the European Commission.

It provides a factual and independent assessment of the nine Functional Airspace Blocks (FAB) initiatives as of 1st July 2008. It identifies a number of key factual assessments and proposes several recommendations to Member States, the European Commission and ATM stakeholders to foster the creation of FABs with a view to improving ATM performance in Europe.

Traffic Management

April 2015

December 2006

January 2006

This part looks in great detail at all airports open to commercial traffic in the "EU10+2" countries. It is composed of 12 individual country reports. All non restricted aspects have been taken into consideration: traffic data, financial information, contact information, technical data, history, past, present and future investments, etc. In order to show the physical look of each airport a comprehensive set of colour photos is provided.

Part 2: Land-use planning and management in the EU

This part is a comprehensive stocktaking exercise that explores and explains on the one hand how land-use planning and management is done in the various Member States and then explains how these systems are applied to the planning and land-use management around airports. Again 25 individual country reports and a conclusions report are provided. The latter brings together the lessons learned and provides summaries for each country. 

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July 2002

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February 2009

November 2006

October 2002

International Aviation

February 2007


November 2012

November 2010

November 2007

September 2004


June 2005

Passenger Rights

February 2007