CPDLC Mandate: Developments in 2020
Though a number of operators believed that the CPDLC mandate would be canceled, it officially came into effect on February 5, 2020. After years of discussions and development, the aviation industry has now entered into a new phase, and must ensure compliance with this mandate when operating above FL285 in the European airspace. In November 2019, we shared some key updates on this topic in our white paper. Now, we are back to share information we discovered during the Eurocontrol Data Link Support Group (DLSG) meeting that took place on January 28, 2020.