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Duration: 4 days

Duration: 4 days


Course aim

The course addresses qualified ATM personnel. The aim of the course is to introduce the Single European Sky (SES) concept and how it impacts ATM in Europe.

Course objectives

After completing the course, the participants have:
  • An understanding of the concept of the Single European Sky (SES)
  • An understanding of the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) project
  • Knowledge of the Air Traffic Flow Management in Europe
  • Knowledge of the European Airspace Organization and Management (AOM)
  • An understanding of the concepts of Flexible Use of Airspace (FUA), Free Route Airspace (FRA), Functional Airspace Blocs (FAB), Green Flights, Performance Based Navigation (PBN) and Performance in ATM

Course overview

The duration of the course is 4 days. The training consists of theoretical lessons delivered by professional international instructors and in-class discussions - the aim is to establish an interactive learning environment with possibilities to compare the European ATM with the ATM environment of the participants.


There are no prerequisites for this course other than an ATM background, the course is designed for ATM personnel in various roles.

Compliance with regulations

The course is fully compliant to the rules and regulations of the Single European Sky.

Content in brief

  • Single European Sky (SES) concept and how it impacts ATM in Europe
  • The ATM research and development program SESAR
  • How Demand and Capacity Balancing (DCB) and Airspace Organization and Management (AOM) are governed and managed in the SES
  • Flexible Use of Airspace (FUA)
  • Functional Airspace Blocs (FAB)
  • A concept of Green Flights
  • A concept of Free Route Airspace (FRA)
  • Performance Based Navigation (PBN), the concept of Performance in ATM and the role it plays in SES
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