"Air traffic management
is the hub of an airport's operations," said Rachel Sturgess, portfolio director of organisers Tarsus F&E LLC Middle East.
The country's air traffic management
system not too long ago had suffered from a multitude of problems.
Although governments of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have discussed adopting a system similar to Eurocontrol, which coordinates air traffic routes in Europe and works with national authorities, air navigation service providers, civil and military airspace users, airports, they are yet to agree on regional air traffic management
The ground-breaking initiative highlights the practical benefits when airlines implement smart air traffic management
and use powerful tailwinds to reduce fuel burn, carbon dioxide emissions and journey time.
The European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment Working Group 67 has developed a global standard for voice over Internet protocol for air traffic management
and Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems has been an active member since the group was formed, the company added.
The SESAR project is split into a number of different work packages, addressing various elements of air traffic management
including airport and terminal operations, infrastructure and en-route traffic.
SESAR is one of the greatest projects of the century to shape the future of air traffic management
and to develop the technological infrastructure, Ariduru stressed.
Air traffic management
in Europe is not outstanding at present.
The paper examines air traffic management
(ATM) and how it can contribute to cutting aircraft emissions.
The agreement between the two manufacturers will see them working together to ensure global inter-operability in air traffic management
to optimise efficiencies.
EUROCONTROL has developed a new air traffic management
control infrastructure to improve capacity and respond to demand surges.
The first batch of 32 US Air Force Awacs aircraft being retrofitted with the Global Air Traffic Management
upgrade are in the process of having new satellite communication and air traffic management
equipment installed by Boeing in Seattle, Washington.