Austro Control is one of Europe’s leading air traffic control organisations. With a workforce of about 1,000 Austro Control’s key task is maintaining safe, punctual, efficient and environmentally friendly air traffic round the clock, 365 days a year, with over 1 million flight movements in Austrian airspace. Austro Control is a limited company (plc) owned by the Austrian government that grew from the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (corporatised on 1 January 1994). The company received Single European Sky certification in December 2006. Austro Control has two main functions, performed by separate divisions. The Air Navigation Services Division largely comprises operational functions, while the Aviation Agency is responsible for regulatory matters.
>> For more information on Austro Control: www.austrocontrol.at
Croatia Control (CCL) is a state-owned limited liability company. It employs approximately 700 people including over 250 air traffic controllers at 8 locations in Croatia, mainly on larger airports. The primary business of CCL is provision of air navigation services (ANS), while pursuing the basic principle of a high level of air traffic safety in conformity with the Single European Sky framework. CCL has been certified for the provision of following services: Air Traffic Services (ATS), Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Services (CNS), Aeronautical information Services (AIS), Aeronautical Meteorological Services (MET). With the aim of being among the top providers, CCL strives to permanently enhance competence and performance while respecting legislation and standards as well as paying special attention to the environmental management
>> For more information on Croatia Control: www.crocontrol.hr
AirNav Ireland was established as a commercial state-sponsored body on 1 May 2023 and employs approximately 650 people at six locations around Ireland. It is responsible for the provision of air traffic management services in Irish controlled airspace (covering some 451,000 square km). AirNav Ireland Air Traffic Management services include:
• Air Traffic Control
• ATC Flight Information
• Aeronautical Information
• North Atlantic Communications
Our Air Traffic Controllers at the North Atlantic Enroute Centre in Shannon safely handle over 90% of all aircraft that operate between USA and Europe. The AirNav Ireland North Atlantic Communications Centre in Ballygirreen, Co. Clare provides a long-range High Frequency Radio (HF) communications service for Oceanic Air Traffic Control in the eastern half of the north Atlantic
LFV is an air navigation service provider with a primary role to provide safe, efficient and environmentally adapted air navigation services for civil and military customers in Sweden. LFV Group is a state-owned Swedish enterprise employing 1,100 people and a turnover of SEK 3.3 billion in 2017. In Sweden, LFV operates 20 control towers, 2 Terminal Control Centres, 2 Air Traffic Control Centres including a Flight Planning Centre as well as 1 Remote Tower Control Centre in Sundsvall. LFV’s subsidiary, LFV Aviation Consulting sells consultancy services within civil aviation all over the world.
In 2015 LFV proudly took the leading role as the first provider in the world launching Remote Tower Services, now in operation for soon three years.
Naviair is a commercial, independent company owned by the Danish state represented by the Ministry of Transport. Naviair contributes to the creation of value and welfare for society and customers by developing and providing safe and efficient Air Traffic Management (ATM), fulfilling our role as a vital part of the aviation value chain. Naviair is responsible for ATM in Danish Airspace, briefing services and flight information services in Greenland Airspace, aerodrome control service and Approach control in Copenhagen Airport and five other Danish airports and aerodrome Flight Information Service from the Tower on Vágar. Naviair employs approximately 613 people. Naviair is a partner of the Aireon joint venture, which will deliver the first-ever space-based global aviation surveillance system from 2018. Naviair is a shareholder of Entry Point North, the leading international Air Traffic Controller training academy.
>> For more information on Naviair: www.naviair.dk
NAV Portugal mission is to provide Air Navigation Services in the Flight Information Regions (FIR) under Portuguese responsibility: Lisboa FIR - which include mainland Portugal and Madeira Archipelago and Santa Maria FIR - which includes the Azores Archipelago and a vast area over the North Atlantic Ocean. To fulfil its mission NAV Portugal has two Control Centers (in Lisboa and Santa Maria), 10 Control Towers in the main national airports, a Training Centre and numerous systems and equipment to support air navigation.