Indra, a number one world technological engineering firm for the aerospace, defence and mobility sectors, stated Thursday it has carried out a new-generation air site visitors administration system in Morocco to extend its air site visitors administration capability and contribute to creating it extra sustainable.
ONDA (Organisation Nationale de la Sécurité Aérienne), the Moroccan air navigation service supplier, which beforehand relied on Indra’s know-how, chosen the ManagAir air site visitors automation answer, one of the vital superior methods on this planet, with the purpose of positioning itself as a key air navigation operator within the area.
Because of Indra’s ManagAir system, ONDA will be capable of handle air site visitors extra seamlessly and effectively and improve its capability by introducing the ‘free route’ idea, which optimizes trajectories and considerably reduces CO2 emissions, one of many Kingdom of Morocco’s sustainability commitments.
The brand new answer may even assure the coordination of Morocco with the opposite AEFMP member States, particularly Algeria, Spain, France and Portugal, bringing larger fluidity to the airspace and guaranteeing continuity within the provision of air navigation companies within the space.
“Our firm goes to make use of essentially the most fashionable air site visitors management system on this planet. With ManagAir, we’re additionally able to implement the European Fee’s Single European Sky targets for the technical competence of air navigation service suppliers. We’ve taken step one within the course of of accelerating the potential of the brand new system and the expertise of its customers”, emphasised Hicham Abdelaziz Moumni, ONDA’s air navigation space supervisor.
“The success of this migration is the results of a detailed and productive partnership with our buyer ONDA. It’s now geared up with the world’s first air site visitors management service answer for routes and approaches, bringing important enhancements in air site visitors administration that can embrace a greater consumer interface, easy, secure and guarded entry and the next diploma of automation”, acknowledged Federico Rueda, director of Indra’s ATM enterprise.
The migration to the brand new system, which can happen in two phases, is being carried out in shut cooperation with EUROCONTROL, the European air navigation security group, to be able to implement the related measures for a possible regulation of site visitors flows in Moroccan airspace, and below the supervision of the Moroccan Civil Aviation Authority, which can be certain that the transition course of unfolds in accordance with the present rules.
ManagAir is without doubt one of the most mature, strong, environment friendly and versatile applied sciences for airspace administration in existence. It incorporates essentially the most superior 4D trajectory administration, battle detection and security community features and it has confirmed its potential to adapt to the wants of essentially the most demanding air navigation service suppliers. It complies with Worldwide Civil Aviation Group (ICAO) air site visitors administration requirements and really helpful practices. It meets strict security necessities with excessive tools reliability, because of the modern use of cutting-edge know-how.
Indra ManagAir is in operation in two out of three management facilities in Latin America, it controls the whole higher sky of Central America and a big a part of the Caribbean and it’s utilized by international locations in Europe, the Maghreb and Africa. It’s additionally the answer chosen by navigation service suppliers within the Arabian Peninsula, that are upgrading their infrastructures with extremely futuristic methods. India, one of many international locations the place site visitors has grown most quickly lately, Mongolia and Vietnam are additionally utilizing it, as are two of China’s largest air site visitors management facilities, these in Xiang and Chendgu, which handle an airspace that’s bigger than that of the entire of Western Europe.