Achieving the Single European Sky: Goals and Challenges
Published: October 2011
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: UK
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This book, the first to cover the SES in depth, presents unparalleled insight into a versatile and complex undertaking which will determine the future of air traffic management in Europe.
Its chapters analyse the progress as well as the shortcomings and setbacks encountered in the implementation of the SES policy objectives. With forward-looking contributions from over forty well-known experts working in virtually every arena of aviation, from airports and airlines to regulatory agencies and air law practice and scholarship, the book thoroughly explains what has been achieved so far, not only in theory but in fact.
The authors also address emerging new challenges in technological, environmental, and safety contexts.Topics covered include the following: -
- the coming into being of the SES regime of 2004 as amended in 2009;
- the establishment of Functional Air Space Blocks; civil-military cooperation;
- the involvement of international and European organizsations such as ICAO, Eurocontrol and EASA;
- governance; performance targets; coordination of technology with special reference to SESAR;
- the environmental dimension;
- The human factor; the certification process;
This is a unique book on a timely subject in air law written by key persons in the legal aviation world, and a very important addition to a prominent field of European policy. As such, it is sure to be welcomed by a wide variety of interested parties, including lawyers; in-house counsel advising airlines, airports, and air navigation service providers; civil/national aviation authorities; and legislators and policymakers.