AAI partners with a Swedish air navigation provider for smart aviation solutions

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Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Luftfartsverket (LFV), a Swedish air navigation service provider, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for building and operationalising the next generation of sustainable aviation technology by exploring smart aviation solutions.

Established in 1985, the Airports Authority of India is a statutory body functioning under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. It is mainly responsible for creating, maintaining, upgrading, and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India.

This pact will pave the way for the bilateral exchange of aviation expertise and technology between the two countries. It will also promote close and friendly relations between the two agencies and expand technical cooperation in airports.

This agreement will bring together two air navigation service providers, India and Sweden, with demonstrated capabilities in building and operationalizing the next generation of sustainable aviation technology, to explore smart aviation solutions.

AAI is mainly responsible for creating, maintaining, upgrading, and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India.

According to the MoU, AAI and LFV, both Government agencies of India & Sweden shall jointly collaborate on Air Traffic Management, Air Traffic Control, Remote Airport Management & Traffic Control, Airspace Design, Planning & Infrastructure, Digitalized Airport & Aviation and other fields.

The MoU was signed by M. Suresh, Member (Air Navigation Services), AAI and Magnus Corell, Deputy Director General, LFV Sweden.

“The mutual exchange in civil aviation between AAI and LFV Sweden will go a long way in building and operationalizing the next generation of smart and sustainable aviation technology.”

Sanjeev Kumar, Chairman, Airports Authority of India (AAI)

State-owned Airports Authority of India and LFV Air Navigation Services of Sweden will collaborate on various areas, including air traffic control, airspace design and planning, and sustainable airports and aviation.

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Responses

  1. Does scope of collaboration include PinS (Point in Space) procedures for helicopters. Is AAI planning to walk-along LFV on such a proposal under consideration at Juhu airport, Mumbai.

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