EFLA aerodrome published the first-ever LPV to a Non-Instrument Runway End (NIRE) in Class G airspaceOctober 06, 2023
In January 2023, the Lahti-Vesivehmaa Aerodrome (ICAO code: EFLA), located in southern Finland, two hours to the north of Helsinki, published the first LPV procedure to a Non-Instrument Runway End (NIRE) in Class G (uncontrolled) airspace in Europe; thus, becoming pioneers on the matter and paving the way for many other procedures to come.
‘The adoption of EGNOS in European airports will be essential before 2030’June 24, 2022
That is what Charlotte Neyret, ESSP (European Satellite Services Provider) CEO said, as the PBN implementing rule envisages a full PBN environment by that time. In fact from June 2030, all phases of flight should be based on PBN implementations, being conventional navigation restricted to a backup role (with the exception of CAT II, CAT IIIA or CAT IIIB operations). This significantly remarks the role and importance of EGNOS as a key enabler of PBN.
EUSPA and EASA join hands to bring instrument flying to general aviation with EGNOSNovember 23, 2021
Small EU aerodromes and airfields used for recreational aviation can rely on EGNOS to become safer and more accessible. EUSPA, EASA, and the aviation industry joint effort yielded a second publication offering Safety Assessment Guidelines to General Aviation operators.
European GNSS Services (EGNOS and Galileo) explained how they contribute to a greener and safer aviation at the WATM 2021October 29, 2021
The European GNSS programs EGNOS and Galileo attended the call of the annual ATM congress (WATM) in this first in-person edition in two years, and assisted with the latest news on satellite navigation referring to aviation, urban mobility and search and rescue (SARS). The EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), former GSA, as the company designated to manage the three systems that make up the European Space Program; EGNOS, Galileo and Copernicus presented their essential role in the development of the drone sector in Europe and the Urban Air Mobility of the future.
EGNOS Safety of Life: Serving aviation for 10 yearsMarch 18, 2021
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) Safety of Life (SoL) Service is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Since it was declared operational in March 2011, the EGNOS SoL Service has been supporting civil aviation operations down to LPV (Localiser Performance with Vertical guidance) minima at airports across Europe.
EGNOS, an ongoing story for aviationFebruary 19, 2019
EGNOS is reaching the impressive 70 EGNOS WORKING AGREEMENTS established with Air Navigation Service Providers
ESSP supporting EGNOS at the World ATM Congress in MadridFebruary 28, 2017
Once again, ESSP will be supporting the European GNSS Agency (GSA) in promoting EGNOS services among Aviation stakeholders during the World ATM Congress, to be held in Madrid next March 7-9.
GSA Call for Grants for EGNOS adoption in civil Aviation PUBLISHED!August 01, 2014
The Total amount for the Call is 6 Million €.