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Research Workshop

Around 100 participants from all over Europe and America attended the research workshop Single European Sky and Resilience in ATM in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 15-16 September. Organised by DANUBE FAB, FABEC and GARS, the workshop brought together senior academics, high-level industry experts and regulators to exchange views on how to manage increasing uncertainty in air traffic management.

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Eighteenth meeting of the DANUBE FAB Social Consultation Forum

To maintain DANUBE FABs in-depth relationship with all stakeholders, the 18th meeting of the Social Consultation Forum was held on 18th May 2022. The meeting allowed the social partners to receive a summary of the activities completed in 2021, as well as understand the planned activities within the FAB for 2022. Full article below.

Eighteenth Meeting of the DANUBE FAB Governing Bodies

Having regard to the requirements of the DANUBE Functional Airspace Block legal framework which foresee that the meetings of the governing bodies shall be organised twice a year, the ANSP Board and the Governing Council held their eighteenth reunions on 13 and 14 of April 2022, thus ensuring the bridge between the relevant strategic and planning bodies of the FAB and the Governing Council.

Seventeenth Meeting of the DANUBE FAB Governing Bodies

With a view to increasing the level of cooperation and coordination at FAB level and identifying new emerging solutions to overcome the economic and social damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to the aviation sector, DANUBE FAB Governing Bodies held their seventeenth meetings on 3rd and 4th of November via web conferences. The meetings were attended by representatives of the Ministries of Transport, Civil and Military Aviation Authorities, National Supervisory Authorities and ANSPs from Republic of Bulgaria and from Romania as well as from the the Republic of North Macedonia as DANUBE FAB Observer.

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