The European airport and air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure will face gridlock by 2005, and by 2015 will only be able to service 75% of travel demand, warns a new study commissioned by the 38-state European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC). The announcement came at a 22 March Paris meeting of ECAC's Collaborative Forum of Stakeholders, which urged that action to boost the system's capacity must start now.

Source: Flight International