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Twelfth meeting of the DANUBE FAB Social Consultation Forum (SCF/12)

The twelfth DANUBE FAB Social Consultation Forum (SCF) was held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on 7 June 2017. As a part of the social dialogue within DANUBE FAB the meeting was focused on the recent developments in ATM and the related social aspects. These regular consultations provide a good tool for the mutual understanding between the social partners and their organizations - ROMATSA and BULATSA.

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Ninth Meetings of the DANUBE FAB Governing bodies

The DANUBE FAB Governing Bodies held their ninth meetings on 16th and 17th May 2017 in Bucharest, Romania. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministries of Transport, Civil and Military Aviation Authorities, National Supervisory Authorities and ANSPs from both countries. Delegates from the Republic of Macedonia were welcomed to the meeting as Observers.

South Eastern European Night Free Route Airspace (SEEN FRA)

On 30 March 2017, DANUBE FAB ANSPs together with HungaroControl introduced major changes in the airspace structure of the three States, by bridging the airspace between the two Functional Airspace Blocks of DANUBE FAB and FAB CE. This will allow Airspace Users complete freedom to plan routes during the night, throughout the combined airspace of the three States.

Maurizio Castelletti joins FAB debate at DANUBE FAB stand

On the 8th March 2017 DANUBE FAB CEOs hosted an interactive debate on the Future of FABs at the DANUBE FAB stand, involving an exchange of views amongst senior FAB representatives and Mr. Maurizio Castelletti, Head of Single European Sky unit at DG MOVE. The debate was moderated by Mr. Mike Shorthose, Principal Director at Helios Technology LTD.

DANUBE FAB receives the visit of DG MOVE Director General Henrik Hololei

Henrick Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, and Massimo Garbini, Managing Director of the SESAR Deployment Manager assisted a showcase organised by the FAB partners BULATSA and ROMATSA at the World ATM Congress 2017 in Madrid, noting the practical benefits of DANUBE FAB.

High Priority Projects


The establishment of DANUBE FAB is an essential element of the Single European Sky (SES) legislative framework, which creates a system of measures for provision of sufficient capacity for servicing the increasing number of flights over Europe, decreasing the delays, improving the safety and cost-efficiency of the air navigation services.


Our vision is to provide the safest, most secure, efficient and environmentally friendly air-navigation services in south-eastern Europe”. DANUBE FAB strives towards a qualitative transformation of the functional air navigation systems achieving the highest safety standards, providing the highest performing infrastructure for all users in line with a seamless single sky while ensuring effective environmental sustainability.


The objective of the DANUBE FAB, in the airspace under the responsibility of Romania and the Republic of Bulgaria, is to improve capacity, cost-efficiency of the air navigation services and environmental protection by optimising provision of ANS and civil-military cooperation in a process of sustainable development, while increasing the level of safety.

Strategic Objectives

  • Romatsa
  • Bulatsa