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Emerging technologies for future skies: Airborne Capabilities
The accelerating pace of technology is creating new opportunities for the airborne platform to play an increasingly important role in Air Traffic Management (ATM). Organisations …
The accelerating pace of technology is creating new opportunities for the airborne platform to play an increasingly important role in Air Traffic Management (ATM). Organisations such as Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), government agencies, research companies, operators, and equipment manufacturers have, for years, been researching, developing, and deploying new flight …
CANSO Standard of Excellence in Safety Management Systems
The CANSO Standard of Excellence in Safety Management Systems helps ANSPs build, implement and improve their Safety Management Systems (SMS) to suit the size and operational complexity of their organisation, reflect industry best practices and meet international standards.
This latest version (February 2023) incorporates recent developments in safety management thinking and …
Global Air Navigation Services Performance Report – 2016-2020
The CANSO Global Air Navigation Services (ANS) Performance Report is produced annually by CANSO’s Global Benchmarking Workgroup (GBWG) with the support of Egis.
This year’s report provides data for 52 ANSPs and contains performance indicators for the year 2020, along with trend data between 2016 and 2020.
In this edition, we look …
Long-Range Air Traffic Flow Management Concept
CANSO’s latest white paper, Long-Range Air Traffic Flow Management (LRATFM) Concept, explores the LRATFM concept in detail. The document discusses the experience of ANSPs, provides recommendations for implementation and suggests implementation models that can align with already established regional ATFM operations.
Download the white paper
Green ATM Environmental Accreditation Programme
GreenATM provides an objective validation of an ANSP’s efforts to increase sustainability and environmental management and in doing so enhances credibility with the public and other stakeholders.
By highlighting the areas an ANSP can positively influence its own environmental footprint and that of its customers, it reveals a path …
Emerging technologies for future skies: Blockchain
Blockchain is a technology that makes it possiblefor groups of people or organisations to collectively agree on and permanently record information without the need of a central third-party authority.
By creating trust in distributing data, Blockchain has revolutionised how we share information and carry out transactions in distributed systems.
CANSO – shaping Europe’s future skies
ANSPs are partners for a safe, resilient, cost–efficient and sustainable European air Transport.
They are responsible for providing and operating an important part of the critical infrastructure ofthe EU and its Member States.
They play an essential role in the aviation value chain by contributing to the efficient operation …
Report of Performance Metrics Survey
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are the critical (key) indicators of progress toward an intended result. KPIs in air navigation provide a focus for strategic measurement of air traffic management (ATM) performance for operational improvement, as well as an analytical tool for decision making.
The idea to conduct a survey of …
Global Air Navigation Services Performance Report (2014-2019)
The Global Air Navigation Services Performance Report 2015-2019 is CANSO’s latest report examining the cost-efficiency and productivity of air navigation service providers (ANSP). The performance of 52 ANSPs is detailed in the report across a key performance indicator framework for continental and oceanic operations.
2019 will be an important baseline year …
Emerging technologies for future skies: Artificial Intelligence
Explore the first in our exclusive series of whitepapers on breakthrough technologies and the role they will play in the transformation of our industry.
The availability of enormous quantities of data coupled with the growth of highly effective and efficient computing power has the potential to enable the widespread use …
Global Air Navigation Services Performance Report (2014-2018)
CANSO’s tenth Global Air Navigation Services Performance Report uses key performance metrics to measure the cost-efficiency and productivity of air navigation service providers(ANSP). The latest report includes data from 57 ANSPs responsible for the management of 65% of the world’s air traffic. It covers data from 2014 up …
Global Air Navigation Services Performance Report 2018 – Executive Summary
The CANSO Global Air Navigation Services Performance Report provides an annual global overview of air navigation service provider (ANSP) performance. It compares key financial and productivity indicators from participating ANSPs, highlighting global performance trends and identifying gaps. The report provides a basis for collective improvement, enabling ANSPs and their stakeholders …