EUTELSAT 5 West B successfully launched with EGNOS payloadOctober 10, 2019
The EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Pad 39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 12.17 CET on Wednesday 9 October. Hosting the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), the satellite will support EGNOS V3 - the next generation of the EGNOS programme.
ESSP and Norsk Luftambulanse AS (NLA) have signed an EGNOS Working AgreementOctober 03, 2019
ESSP, as EGNOS Service Provider, and Norsk Luftambulanse AS, a rotorcraft operator specialized in HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services) have recently signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA), as a key step for the implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures to hospitals in Norway. This agreement is the first one with an organization which is not an Air Navigation Service Provider, and has been defined in full cooperation with both the operator and the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority.
EGNOS Annual Workshop Turned 9: Welcoming new users, more interaction and outstanding examplesSeptember 27, 2019
The EGNOS ANNUAL WORKSHOP 2019 celebrated at the ASI (Italian Space Agency) in Rome this year, gathered entrepreneurs and SMEs, along with business and public sector professionals from industry to share remarkable EGNOS implementation examples in every domain (Aviation, Rail, Maritime, Survey, Mapping, Agriculture) and how European Satellite Navigation programs are tackling the highly speed growth of the market penetration as well as the maturity and stability offered by the EGNOS services to European users.
With nearly 200 attendees coming from 38 different countries, this one of a kind event organised by GSA and ESSP proved its strong interest for EGNOS.
The Future in aviation: IRIS, a reality for Air Traffic ManagementSeptember 18, 2019
On Wednesday 2 October 2019, from 09:00 – 17:00 CET, SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency are organising an event to update all ATM stakeholders on Iris, a new satellite-based air–ground communication system for Air Traffic Management. The day will bring you a diversity of keynotes from all involved partners and three round table sessions, where various aspects of the solution Iris and its deployment will be discussed in interactive sessions.
France’s air navigation services provider to support Inmarsat air traffic modernisation programmeAugust 20, 2019
DSNA is the latest partner to join the ground-breaking Iris programme to improve air traffic management across Europe’s congested airspace
The pioneers of ESSP SAS commemorated the company's 10th anniversary in its Toulouse officeJuly 03, 2019
ESSP (European Satellite Services Provider) started its operations as a French SAS (société par actions simplifiée – joint stock company) in April 2009, with its first EGNOS contract for the European Commission. With this new contract, the company decided to move from Brussels to Toulouse and Madrid.
ESSP and ASECNA sign a cooperation agreement during Paris Air ShowJuly 01, 2019
ESSP (European Satellite Services Provider) and ASECNA (the Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar) have signed a cooperation agreement during the Paris Air Show.
ESSP and SEINÄJOKI Airport have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement for FinlandJune 28, 2019
EGNOS Service Provider, ESSP, and the SEINÄJOKI Airport have recently signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA), as another step for the implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures (LPV SBAS procedures) across Finland.