On 19/10/2016 SESAR Deployment Manager was mandated by the European Commission to act as Data Link Services (DLS) Implementation Project Manager: click here to view the mandate
On 7/11/2017 a dedicated website was launched, bringing you one single point of reference for all info on Data Link Services implementation in Europe: www.datalinkservices.eu
For all recent updates on Data Link Services, please go to:
September 2018 The Data Link Services performance peaks!
August 2018 SDM report on the DLS Implementation status in Europe
31/08/2017 Data Link Services Implementation Newsletter August 2018
8/08/2018 DLS CAPACITY STUDY – Paris Lodron University of Salzburg selected as partner
4/05/2018 DLS capacity study – SDM launches open call for tender
7/03/2018 Data Link Services – on track in just 16 months!
6/02/2018 Data Link Services – Recovering from delay in modernizing ATM communication in Europe
18/10/2017 Report on Service Areas and DLS overall Architecture
2/08/2017 Data Link Services Implementation Newsletter August 2017
Read the third edition of the DLS Implementation Newsletter here.
27/03/2017 Data Link Services Implementation Newsletter March 2017
Read the second edition of the DLS Implementation Newsletter here.
7/03/2017 Data Link Services presentation World ATM Congress 2017
22/12/2016 Data Link Services Implementation Newsletter December 2016
Read the first edition of the DLS Implementation Newsletter here.
28/10/2016 Data Link Services (DLS) Plan of activities for the 2016 CEF Tranport Calls
The Data Link Services (DLS) Plan of activities aims at providing a short recap of the next steps that are expected to be undertaken by all the relevant stakeholders (ANSPs, AUs, CSPs) in order to ensure the right and timely DLS IPs submission for the 2016 CEF Transport Calls by the 17th of November. Click here to download the Plan: 20161028 DLS Plan of activities
25/10/2016 Manufacturing Industry Online Information Forum on DLS
21/10/2016 Guidelines for 2016 CEF Transport Calls responses preparation available
The 2016 CEF Transport Calls for proposal have been launched on 13th of October by the European Commission, and are available on the European Commission website.
In order to smoothen and synchronise the collaboration between SDM and Implementing Partners, for the elaboration and finalisation of the responses to the 2016 CEF Transport Calls, SDM is pleased to provide you with specific Guidelines for 2016 CEF Transport Calls responses preparation and Annexes: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3
20/10/2016 Data Link Services Workshop
19/10/2016 DLS Recovery Plan
EC’s mandate to SDM refers to the Data Link Services (DLS) Recovery Plan that the SDM developed on the basis of the “DLS Implementation Strategy towards Initial Trajectory Information Sharing” with the support of all operational stakeholders and included into the Deployment Programme 2016 just released to EC. It also one of the references for applicants to the 2016 CEF Transport calls for proposals published on 13th October 2016.
The DLS Recovery Plan aims to set a realistic path from today’s DLS implementation status in Europe up to Initial Trajectory Information Sharing (AF6) implementation by the deadlines set in the Pilot Common Project (1st January 2025 for ground and 1st January 2026 for the airborne segment).
19/10/2016 SESAR Deployment Manager appointed as Data Link Services (DLS) Implementation Project Manager
SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been mandated by the European Commission (EC) to act as Data Link Services (DLS) Implementation Project Manager. By this mandate, EC aims to implement one of the key recommendations in the DLS study delivered by the SESAR Joint Undertaking in July 2016 (ELSA) to “empower a pan-European air/ground datalink implementing function having appropriate steering responsibilities”. In addition to its roles of Deployment Manager and Coordinator of the Framework Partnership to deploy SESAR, SDM will also act as architect for DLS implementation in Europe. Click here to read more.