News 2017


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22 June 11:06

Eurocontrol: New Director General appointed

The Eurocontrol Permanent Commission has appointed Mr Eamonn Brennan as new Director General of Eurocontrol.

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22 June 08:06

70 years with air traffic management

Since the establishment in 1947 LFV has had the responsiblity for air traffic management in Swedish airspace. Read more

25 May 11:05

North European Free Route Airspace established

Today, on May 25th the North European Free Route Airspace Programme, NEFRA celebrates its successful completion. The Programme launched in 2013 by six North European states pledged establishment of seamless cross border Free Route operations between Danish/Swedish and North European functional airspace blocks (FABs). The ambitious plan... Read more

19 May 09:05

LFV contributing with smart solutions for more sustainable air traffic

Using data from LFV, FOI (the Swedish Defence Research Agency) has been able to improve calculations of the environmental impact of aviation. Read more

19 May 09:05

London City Airport to introduce the UK’s first digital air traffic control tower

London City Airport is to become the first UK airport to install a digital air traffic control tower – operational in 2019 - according to a press release today. Read more

15 May 16:05

Upgrade of ATM systems in Sweden

In May and June there will be a system upgrade in LFV's TopSky (COOPANS) ATM systems. The upgrade is a minor technical upgrade to support introduction of new surveillance sensors into our ATM system. Read more