Functional Airspace Block – Blue Med
BLUE MED FAB Mission
The BLUE MED Functional Airspace Block was established with the signing of the State Level Agreement in Cyprus on 12 October 2012.
The member of BLUE MED are: Italy, Malta, Greece, Cyprus, (Egypt, Tunisia, Albania, Jordan as observers) .
In the BLUE MED FAB Implementation Programme document are contained all the operational and technical implementations which the four BLUE MED States intend to deploy, as well as a number of other activities having the scope of improving the capacity, efficiency, safety and harmonization on a FAB-wide basis and the reduction of environmental impact.
The major projects include Free Route Operations, ATFCM and Cross-border optimization, Air Ground Data-Link Coordinated Deployment, IP Network Implementation, PBN Implementation and Complementary OLDI Messages implementation.
All these initiatives have the objective of achieving the capacity, safety, efficiency, economic performance and environmental benefits.