Free Route Airspace Gains Ground In Europe

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Free route airspace enables more direct routings, which can generate fuel and time savings.
Credit: HungaroControl
Implementation of free route airspace, a concept under which flight crews choose their preferred routes in a relaxed framework, is gradually becoming the norm in Europe. Carriers may begin to expect more direct routing, which can generate time and fuel savings—similar to what they experience when...

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