Aviation is the key market segment for European GNSS. In fact, EGNOS was designed for aviation. In brief, GNSS programmes like EGNOS have revolutionized the way we fly. It has created more access to small airports, increased safety and facilitated business across Europe. Across the commercial, regional, general and business aviation sectors and from airports to OEMs and the end user - everyone is benefitting from EGNOS.
Aviation in Action
05 February 2020The recent successful activation of the Galileo Search and Rescue (SAR) Return Link Service was very much in the spotlight at a press event held at the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) Prague headquarters on February 3. At the ‘GNSS for #EUProtect’ event, which focused on the contribution of European...
30 January 2020Carlo des Dorides took up his position as executive director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on February 1, 2011. In the nine years since then, the Galileo programme has progressed from a project on paper to an operational programme with over a billion users around the globe. As his term at the...
21 January 2020The Galileo Return Link Service, which allows people in distress to receive automatic acknowledgement that their signal has been received, was declared operational at the 12th European Space Conference, in the Egmont Palace in Brussels on January 21.
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LPV procedures operational in 243 European airports
airports across EU with LPV procedures
EGNOS based procedures at 320 airports & helipads
Aviation in the media
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Aviation R&D projects