Monday, November 19, 2018

Airports Authority of India in pact with US agency to prepare modernisation roadmap

Mumbai: State-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) has inked an agreement with the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to develop a roadmap for modernisation of its air traffic services.
Air traffic services (ATS) comprises air traffic management (ATM) and communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS).
The pact was signed on November 16, an official release said Monday.
The collaboration is aimed at developing a CNS/ATM roadmap for the AAI for modernisation of the national airspace system (NAS), the release said.
Under the pact, US aircraft manufacturer Boeing will provide technical assistance which will create a roadmap to enhance communications, expand existing systems and airspace capacity, and invest in CNS/ATM facilities, it added.
19/11/18 PTI/Economic Times