News 2016


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15 November 13:11

The second airport in Remote Tower Centre

Sundsvall Airport is the second airport to feature Remote Tower Services from RTC, the first operational months in daytime while the tower takes over during the night.

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02 November 09:11

Green light for Örnsköldsvik Airport

- I am very happy to say that we now have an unconditional operational approval for ATS service from RTC to Örnsköldsvik, says Erik Bäckman, Head of Unit at RTC. The 1st of November the decision about continuing remote-controlled ATS from Örnsköldsviks Airport was approved by the Swedish Transport Agency.

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24 October 15:10

Technical quality resulted in big contract

LFV has won flight inspection for 46 Norwegian airports and has gained renewed confidence of Avinor performing flight inspection at the Norwegian airports.

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06 December 09:12

Joint Programme Office to receive European funding

Joint Programme Office (JPO) has been awarded financial support. The JPO program is a joint initiative that is concerned with how LFV and Naviair manage the COOPANS system technically, conceptually and operationally. The main objective of the program is to reduce the cost bases in LFV and Naviair and by supporting NUAC in realising its... Read more

01 December 12:12

Visit to Finland showcases SESAR deployment in Borealis area

On the 29th of November, the European Commission (EC) and Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) visited a Borealis Free Route Airspace implementing partner Finavia at Helsinki Airport in Finland, to see how the EU funding has supported the deployment of Free Route Airspace in Northern Europe. Read more

13 October 16:10

The technical solution DRIWS was presented at Umeå Airport

The development project DRIWS, Digital Runway Incursion Warning System, has been presented for Transportstyrelsen at Umeå Airport. Read more

10 October 14:10

Historic ICAO Carbon Agreement

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), have achieved an historic agreement to implement a market-based measure that will support airlines’ efforts to stabilize emissions with carbon neutral growth. Read more

14 September 16:09

First in the world to be certified on RTS

Johan Ehliar is the first student in the world to go through a training plan to be certified as an Air Traffic Controller for the Remote Traffic Centre in Sundsvall. Read more

01 September 14:09

Johan Klintberg CEO Of Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions

Effective September 1, 2016, Johan Klintberg is appointed CEO of the company Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions. At the same date, the company will commence its operations, to market, sell, develop and operate products and services for remote air traffic control. Read more

29 June 12:06

LFV and Saab go global and establish a joint venture for remotely-operated air navigation services

LFV and Saab establish a joint venture, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions, to promote, develop, deliver and operate digital remote air traffic control for the export market. Read more

23 June 12:06

Seamless free route operations in Northern Europe

As of today, June 23 airspace users see a seamless Free Route Airspace across NEFAB East (Estonia, Finland, and Latvia) and DK/SE FAB (Denmark and Sweden), enabling to plan and fly user preferred trajectories across these five states without boundaries. Read more