EUROCONTROL and Air Traffic Management     Print Email
Friday, 30 September 2011

On September 30, 2011, David McMillan, Director General of EUROCONTROL, offered his assessment of the future of European air traffic management (ATM). With airspace and airport capacity constraints a reality on both sides of the Atlantic, Mr. McMillan outlined the progress of the European Union's Single European Sky Initiative, including a new performance driven regime that will set binding targets on capacity, cost-efficiency and environmental impact, beginning next January. Highlighting the strong working relationship with the FAA, Mr. McMillan urged even closer European-American cooperation in developing globally interoperable ATM solutions.

Click here to read Mr. McMillan's speech.

 
  • Organized Labor in U.S. and Germany—Will it Survive?

    By Michael Mosettig

    To the union leaders who occupy offices inside, the big white building just north of Lafayette Square in Washington is known as The House of Labor. Encased on marble, with a view of the White House, it exudes the power that once belonged to leaders of American labor unions to help pick and elect Democratic Party presidents and push their agendas through Congress.

    Read more ...

UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (rmckenzi@umd.edu).

Read more ...

New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban

 

Summer Course