Airbus, China sign ATM modernisation agreement

Airbus and China’s Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on modernising the country’s Air Traffic Management System.


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Airbus and China’s Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on modernising the country’s Air Traffic Management System and to implement the latest Air Traffic Management (ATM) technologies.

The MoU signed by Airbus and the ATMB under the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) focuses on improving air transportation, capacity and efficiency, while contributing to a sustainable future. It will also help in harmonising China’s ATM, globally and regionally. The implementation of state-of-the-art ATM technologies and solutions will be done by “Airbus ProSky”, the Airbus’ ATM Company.

Within the MoU framework, four projects will start this year: Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM); Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM); Chengdu Airport capacity assessment and RNP AR* to ILS** implementation; and the Instrument Landing Systems at Beijing Capital Airport performance improvement.