The number of drone operations managed by ENAIRE rose by 70% in 2022

• ENAIRE manages drone flight requests to guarantee the operational safety of manned aircraft • In 2022, ENAIRE managed 10,325 flight requests, which was 70% more requests than in 2021 • Catalonia was the autonomous community with the most operations (2,414), followed by the Canary Islands (1,444), Madrid (1,411) and the Basque Country (732). • Read More

Raquel Sánchez notes that the Arquería will be a mandatory stopping point along the cultural route on the Castellana after its remodelling

1.5% Cultural Programme • The Minister expressed her satisfaction with the Architecture Quality Law, which brings this discipline closer to society and puts urban planning in line with its new needs. • This new space was made possible thanks to an investment of more than 5 million euros made by the Ministry as part of Read More

ENAIRE reduced CO2 emissions by 285,000 tonnes between 2017 and 2022 by constantly improving the route network

• Thanks to the efficiency of the Spanish route network, flight efficiency in 2022 exceeded 96% • Over the past year, aeroplanes were able to avoid flying nearly 1.6 million nautical miles, equivalent to 64 trips around the Earth, saving 17,100 tonnes of fuel • ENAIRE's environmental strategy, called "Green Sky", reflects the company's commitment Read More

In Barcelona, ENAIRE, together with EUROCONTROL, analyses the improvements made to air traffic management

• As part of the 2025 Flight Plan in its Digital Sky Initiative, a new procedure was launched in the summer of 2022 to improve traffic flow management by applying airspace occupancy monitoring • ENAIRE and EUROCONTROL representatives meet at the Barcelona Air Control Centre to analyse and share best practices • A safe and Read More

ENAIRE and the General Staff of the Air and Space Force make progress in civil-military coordination

• The flexible use of airspace and the management of new scenarios involving the mass use of drones and high-altitude and space operations are examples of collaboration • Civil-military coordination yields safer, more efficient and sustainable aviation, while ensuring the safe completion of surveillance, security and control of sovereign airspace, and spatial surveillance missions Javier Read More

The ENAIRE Foundation presents its Lifetime Achievement Award to José Manuel Ballester

…and announces a new edition of the 2023 Photography Award • Again this year, the ENAIRE Foundation is committed to promoting photography and acknowledges the career and work of artist José Manuel Ballester • The winning works and finalists of the Photography Award will be shown at the inaugural PHE 2023 exhibit, to be held Read More

Alejandro Mena, new Director of ENAIRE’s Balearic Islands Region

• He has held different operational positions, such as air traffic controller and instructor • In the last three years, he worked at EUROCONTROL Starting today, Alejandro Mena is the new Director of ENAIRE's Balearic Islands Region. The new director began his career at ENAIRE as an air traffic controller in 2003 at the Barcelona Read More

ENAIRE presents an air traffic virtual reality experience at Fitur

It is taking part in the Mitma Group stand • Visitors will be able to simulate the work of air traffic controllers in an airport tower • Goggles will further immerse visitors into the simulation • It will have screens with information on drones and continuous descents • The ENAIRE Foundation presents the "Fantasies in Read More

ENAIRE recovered 92.2% of flights in 2022 compared to the record levels of 2019

SPAIN - Air traffic rose in December • Domestic flights fared the best, with a recovery of 95.9% • The traffic recovery exceeds the European average by almost 9 points • In 2022, ENAIRE managed nearly 2 million flights • The control centres of Seville and the Canary Islands saw higher flight numbers in the Read More

The Government authorises the expansion of the Enaire Control Centre Complex in Madrid for 23 million euros

• A new building will be built with a 1,500 m2 air traffic control room, 50% more surface area than the current one, which will allow the next iFOCUCS control stations to be installed and enhance synergy with engineers and technicians. • As part of the reforms proposed, and of its commitment to sustainability, Enaire Read More