Due to the COVID19 pandemic, air traffic has decreased significantly in our area of responsibility (Tallinn FIR). At the deepest point of the crisis, traffic was -85% compared to the previous year. Until the beginning of September, the recovery continued slowly but steadily, reaching -57% compared to 2019.
Only 16 000 fans will be able to watch the rally due to corona virus spread, others will have to rely on live camera footage, which will be broadcast from helicopters in air, cameras on the ground and in competition cars. World-class video broadcast is not the only reason nearly 20 aircraft can be seen circling above the rally tracks.
We are very pleased to present our recently upgraded Aeronautical Information website https://aim.eans.ee/. The new web has a more user-friendly design and new functionalities, with a thorough focus on product descriptions while also being smartphone friendly.
Mehitamata õhusõidukite demolend Eestis aitab realiseerida Euroopa visiooni turvalisest õhuruumi kasutamisest kõigile õhusõidukitele
The two demos marked first steps in the Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space very large demonstrator, but a leap for the implementation of unmanned traffic management (UTM) in Europe. For the first time ever, general aviation aircraft, drones, and recreational remote-controlled model aircraft safely shared the airspace above and around an operational airfield during the first demo at the East Helsinki Aerodrome in Pyhtää, Finland, on 11 June.
Today, October 1, is the first working day for the newly elected Estonian Air Navigation Services (EANS) three membered Management Board. The Chairman of Management Board is Ivar Värk, the CNS/ATM is headed by Jaanus Jakimenko, and Üllar Salumäe continues to run Air Traffic Management.
Estonian Air Navigation Services, Frequentis and Threod Systems support Estonia with COVID-19 drone operations Estonian Air Navigation Services, (EANS) has enlisted the support of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) manufacturer, Threod Systems and safety-critical technology provider, Frequentis, to support Estonian blue-light forces with a series of essential drone operations during the COVID19 lockdown. The operations are supporting Estonian emergency services with medical transport and information gathering.