Workshop Paper / Transport
5th Florence Air Forum Summary – Markets in Air Traffic Control and the Future Role of Eurocontrol
The present document summarises the content of the presentations delivered during the 5th Florence Air Forum, offering short summaries of each presentation, and illustrating the main points made and matters treated.
Presentations were delivered by representatives of different types of stakeholders, who reacted to the introductory remarks put forward by Frank Brenner, General Director of Eurocontrol. Questions pertaining to the future role of Eurocontrl and markets in Air Traffic Control.
The discussion was based on the following initial questions:
ATC Infrastructure: which role for markets in which elements of infrastructure deployment and infrastructure services?
What implication does a further market opening in ATC services have for the respective roles and responsibilities of the relevant actors?
Market regulator, network manager, etc.: how will and how should the role of Eurocontrol evolve in the future?