Level capping

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Term level capping
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flight level capping

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Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management (ATFCM) measure limiting the highest flight level that can be flight planned between two airports, or an airport and a waypoint or waypoints, or between two waypoints, in order to reduce traffic demand in the airspace above a pre-determined flight level.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL, CFMU Glossary, Sept. 2011

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