Functional Airspace Block

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Term functional airspace block
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functional block of airspace

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Broader term

airspace block

Narrower term


Abbreviation

FAB

Definition

an airspace block based on operational requirements and established regardless of State boundaries, where the provision of air navigation services and related functions are performance-driven and optimised with a view to introducing, in each functional airspace block,enhanced cooperation among air navigation service providers or, where appropriate, an integrated provider

Definition Source

REGULATION (EC) No 1070/2009 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 21 October 2009 amending Regulations (EC) No 549/2004, (EC) No 550/2004, (EC) No 551/2004 and (EC) No 552/2004 in order to improve the performance and sustainability of the European aviation system

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