• Airbus innovation: Augmented Approaches to Land

    Airbus innovation: Augmented Approaches to Land

    Air traffic around major airports is dense and complex. Approach and departure routes are designed as the best compromise between noise abatement, fuel efficiency and runway throughput. SESAR, the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research programme, took the challenge to further optimize flows around airports, and this in the context of increasing traffic. In…

  • iStream – Optimised arrivals

    iStream – Optimised arrivals

    iStream is one of several large-scale demonstrations partially funded by SESAR, an EU flagship project that aims to modernise the management of Europe’s airspace. SWISS is playing an active part in iStream, an EU-funded demonstration project that is intended to ensure the best possible handling of the early-morning wave of flight arrivals at Zurich Airport.…