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1

What is Flow Management

A service established with the objective of contributing to a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic by ensuring that ATC Capacity is utilised to the maximum extent possible and that the traffic volume is compatible with the capacities declared by the appropriate ATS authority

2

What are the phases and timings for Flow Management

Strategic Flow Management
18 months to 7 days prior to flight

Pre-Tactical Flow Management
6 days prior to flight

Tactical Flow Management
On the day

3

What is a CTOT

Calculated Take-Off Time

4

How is a CTOT calculated

Using the elapsed flight time between the aerodrome of departure and the point(s) at which the flow regulation is in effect

5

What is a CTOT sometimes referred to as?

Approved Departure Time (ADT)

6

How long before EOBT is a CTOT sent to the Aircraft Operator and ATC?

2 hours prior to EOBT

7

What are the Timings for the Slot Window?

5 minutes before CTOT to 10 minutes after CTOT

8

Who is responsible for ensuring that an aircraft departs within the Slot Window?

ATC at the departure aerodrome

9

What is a SAM?

Slot Allocation Message

10

What is a SIP

Slot Improvement Message