2016 marked the completion of the first phase of SESAR research and innovation (SESAR 1) and the delivery of technological and operational solutions ready for deployment. The SESAR Joint Undertaking invited SESAR members and partners to share their thoughts on the achievements of the partnership and what lies ahead with SESAR 2020.

List of testimonials

Collaboration will remain key.

Michael Holzbauer Frequentis

SESAR has undoubtedly shaped our future

Iacopo Prissinotti Head of International Strategies, ENAV

SESAR has moved R&D to implementation in a very short time

Maurice Georges Directeur des Services de la Navigation Aérienne, DSNA

SESAR as a case study for effective, ambitious pan-European, horizontal projects

Jacek P. Krawczyk President of the Employers' Group of the European Economic and Social Committee, EESC rapporteur for aviation

SESAR have been critical to moving Europe closer to the vision of a Single European Sky

Jean-Marc Alias Thales Vice President in Charge of ATM Business

European ATM sector has started to act as a ‘community'

Gérard Batistella Single European Sky Director, Groupe ADP, on behalf of the SEAC Consortium

The European ATM industry has gained substantial momentum due to the financial support from SESAR and the co-operation between stakeholders

Aage J Thunem NATMIG

Driving progress in modernising Europe’s airspace

Martin Rolfe, Chief Executive Director NATS

Lufthansa Group is fully committed to SESAR and the work of the SJU with the strong expectation that tangible and measurable operational improvements will become reality.

Kay Kratky Chief Executive Officer Austrian Airlines, formerly in charge of Operations and Hub Frankfurt and board member of Lufthansa German Airlines