Carriers flying in Europe have yet to adopt the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), the continent’s satellite-based augmentation system for the GPS signal, according to Eurocontrol’s director of European civil-military aviation (DECMA). EGNOS, the equivalent of the US Wide-Area Augmentation System (WAAS), enables precision approaches for 500 runways in Europe. “This is 30% of the approaches that would deserve it,” DECMA head Phillippe Merlo ...

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