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airBaltic Senior Vice President for Flight Operations Pauls Cālītis
Thursday, June 13, 2019
AirBaltic’s Senior Vice President for Flight Operations Pauls Cālītis talks about the E-GEN project, EGNOS implementation and plans for the future. Can you tell me a little about the E-GEN project and the ’green flying’ concept? What are its objectives? At airBaltic, the green flying concept is all about utilising the...
EGNOS-based approach procedures are operational at 326 airports in 23 countries
Monday, May 20, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) together with air traffic management organisation EUROCONTROL jointly organised the 16th meeting of the RNP Approach Implementation Support Group (RAISG) together with the Aviation Grants programme workshop at the GSA’s Prague headquarters. The two-day meeting featured an interesting blend of...
RNP APCH down to LPV minima new release
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
A new version of the training package covering the theoretical knowledge syllabus for RNP APCH to LPV minima is available in the Training Material section.   The new version incorporates the latest changes introduced by EU regulations, and can be used by Approved Training Organisations (ATOs) to develop Theoretical knowledge on RNP APCH within...
EGNOS remained unaffected after the GPS Week Rollover event
Thursday, April 11, 2019
EGNOS showed once again its robust design and its capability to cope with external events, in this case in front of the GPS Week Rollover event. On Saturday 6 April 2019, at 23:59:42 UTC, the GPS Week counter reset to 0 for the second time during its lifetime with a high risk of undesired effects in any system making use of...
Panel members (l-r) Mattias Petschke, Jan Woerner, Pascale Ehrenfreund, Jia Peng, Carlo des Dorides, David Comby and Oleg Kem, with moderator Claus Kruesken at the opening plenary.
Thursday, April 4, 2019
The opening plenary of the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit, on March 25, provided an opportunity for representatives from the GNSS industry in Europe and around the world to look back on what has been achieved in the year since the last summit, and to look to the future, where the challenge is to maintain current high levels of...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The new version of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Safety of Life service has been published today! The EGNOS Safety of Life service (SoL) supports safety-critical operations in the aviation domain such as Approaches with Vertical Guidance (APV-I) and Category I precision approaches. The SoL service area...
EGNOS in WATM logo
Friday, March 22, 2019
 GSA Operational Market Development Manager, Carmen Aguilera opened the workshop by presenting EGNOS and Galileo services and new demand in aviation, as well as upcoming R&D calls and funding opportunities. “EGNOS is providing services in all EU countries, and with new demands for both EGNOS and Galileo services, both are...
EGNSS offers an added value for drones
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The added value of EGNSS (Galileo and EGNOS) for drones was the focus of a special session organised by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) at this year’s World ATM Congress in Madrid on 12 March, at which representatives from several projects spoke about how they are benefitting from the European space programme. Opening the...
GPS week rollover
Monday, March 18, 2019
If you haven’t heard of the GPS Week Rollover and its potentially critical consequences, or haven’t taken any action, now it is the time to do so, and you can do it by reading this article. Due to this GPS event and its effects, explained hereinafter, EGNOS encourages all its users to check their GPS receivers.   The GPS...
SESAR Deplpyment Manager
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the World ATM Congress in Madrid on 13 March on future cooperation to modernise EU Air Traffic Management by leveraging Galileo and EGNOS. Both EGNOS and Galileo can support the modernisation of EU Air Traffic...