Airbus ProSky opens first regional headquarters in the UAE
• A step towards Air Traffic Management modernization in the Middle East
· Expanding Airbus ProSky’s global presence
Airbus ProSky, the Air Traffic Management (ATM) subsidiary of Airbus, has set up a new regional headquarters in the UAE, serving as the focal point for the Middle East and North Africa. From this new base a dedicated team of ATM experts will evaluate the current airspace across the region and work with the governments in partnership to identify and address their needs. Since its inception in 2011, Airbus ProSky has solidified its global presence by developing regional offices around the world, including the most recent Asia-Pacific office in Singapore.
Paul-Franck Bijou, Airbus ProSky CEO commented: “The Middle East airspace is among the most important in the world due to its strategic location, being the gateway between East and West. With ever more new aircraft joining fleets in the region coupled with Middle East air traffic increasing by 8.2 per cent per annum, we are working towards enhancing the airspace to efficiently serve this increasing demand.”
Airbus ProSky has been involved in many projects in globally, being focused on enhancing Air Traffic capacity, increasing flight efficiency and improving access to airports. On a worldwide scale, it is expected that modernising ATM systems will generate significant environmental benefits such as saving some 13 billion litres of fuel per year, reducing around 29 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per year as well as four million hours of delays.
Airbus ProSky, the Air Traffic Management (ATM) subsidiary of Airbus, is dedicated to improving the performance of global ATM. Comprised of recognised experts and offering intelligent ATM solutions, Airbus ProSky works with stakeholders to maximise efficiency, capacity, and environmental sustainability. Airbus ProSky and its subsidiaries work together to improve the performance and efficiency of the global air space. For more information, please visit www.airbusprosky.com.
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Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi – diary note to editors:
Airbus ProSky will shortly host two events during the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi. On 7th April, Airbus ProSky will hold a workshop at the Summit, discussing the significance of ATM in the Middle East. Airbus ProSky will also hold a symposium for key stakeholders, with representatives from around the world, including the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Abu Dhabi Airport Company (ADAC), NATS and EuroControl.