DSNA (Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne) is Europe's leading provider of air navigation services with traffic of 3,225,000 in 2018. French controllers handled a one-day peak of 11,105 flights on July 6th, 2018, a record in Europe !
Air traffic controlled by France is subject to high seasonal variations and more and more days with dense traffic. Traffic controlled consists of 50% of overflights, 37% of international flights and 13% of domestic flights.
DSNA mission consists of controlling air traffic in a safe, fluid, rapid and environmentally-friendly manner, while keeping costs under control. DSNA attaches great importance to its relations with its customers and partners to build, together, an essential consensus to go with its modernisation. Every year, DSNA organises with them an consultation meeting 'CDM@DSNA' on its strategic plan and how to prepare next summer in the best conditions.