Weekly review #151 - 25th May

Weekly review

First up, DFS Group is set to build a Remote Tower Centre for two German airports, as part of their partnership with the Frequentis Group. They'll be constructed at Braunschweig-Wolfsburg and Emden in northern Germany. The build is an important part of Lower Saxony’s digital strategy, the so-called “Masterplan Digitalisation”.


Next, an official delegation of top management of M-NAV, ANSP of North Macedonia, visited the headquarters of ERA as a follow up to the meeting held at World ATM Congress in Madrid last year. The main topics were the latest technological novelties in ERA's portfolio of passive surveillance systems and possible cooperation, which might lead to improvement of the airspace coverage of the Balkan country.


In reports and data news, IATA has predicted the return of air operations to pre-pandemic level by 2023. International air operations will be returned to or even exceed the pre-pandemic level, despite China's closed market. This forecast was made by the Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) William Walsh.


Finally, according to the latest report published by Drone Industry Insights, Australia, Belgium and Norway top the list of countries most prepared for drone regulation and applications. The Drone Regulation Report 2022 is a comprehensive overview and analysis of global drone regulations as well as their impact on the drone industry.


For more Radar Contact, check out the latest episode here. This time, we spoke with Ruud Ummels, the managing Director of Dutch aviation consulting company To70. We covered consulting in ATM, aviation and beyond. For previous episodes, you can find the full list here.


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