Turbulence under a Single European Sky

As air traffic control providers meet in Dublin, attempts to reorganise the management of European airspace are not going to plan.

29th June, 2014
Last week's strike in France was their fourth in the past 12 months. Photo: AP

Chief executives from air traffic control providers will gather in Dublin this weekend to discuss the future of their industry.

Unlike thousands of passengers last week, their journey will not be disrupted by striking air traffic controllers. But they will know that a huge battle over just how European airspace is managed lies ahead; a battle that is likely to spill over into more disruption for passengers in the months to come.

Indeed, last week's...

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