FANS allows improved communication and surveillance capability with the aircraft, to avoid misunderstanding between ATC and the flight crew as well as improving information visibility.
FANS A+ Improves Data Link communication in Oceanic and Remote Airspace FANS B+ Improves Data Link communication primarily in High density airspace.
FANS A+ allows and improves:
FANS A+ meets the needs of existing operational requirements on NAT routes.
FANS B+ allows and improves:
It meets the needs of the European Link 2000+ mandate in 2020.