The MENA Region is Currently Ensuring Optimum Levels of Air Traffic Control Performance

Dépèche transmise le 6 juillet 2009 par PRNewswire

DUBAI, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), the global provider of tailored, industry-driven conferences, will be addressing major challenges and issues, from airspace congestion and safety of ATC operations at the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Optimisation Summit Middle East 2009; a four day summit, with an exclusive two day conference an essential two days of interactive workshops.

The region's Air Traffic Control Optimisation Summit will be held from 4 October to 7 October 2009 at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Dubai, with the participation of regional and global experts from the world's leading organisations in air traffic control and air traffic management. This exclusive event is supported by Metron Aviation, Schmid Telecom, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Entry Point North, NATS, Czech Air Navigation Institute (CANI), Arabian Aerospace, Air Traffic Management and Aviation Middle East.

The aviation industry in the Middle East has seen a rapid expansion in international traffic growth in recent years. However, in the current economic climate the aviation market simply can't afford wasteful air traffic control systems and industry leaders need to ensure optimum levels of air traffic control performance.

Zuzana Laukova, Project Director of Transport IQ, IQPC Middle East says: "The 4 day ATC Optimisation Summit Middle East 2009 gives aviation leaders an opportunity to meet key regional and international decision makers to exchange knowledge and return to the office with fresh perspectives and strategies to optimise air traffic control in constrained a environment.

This summit delivers critical information to senior decision-makers and officials from airlines and aviation companies, ANSPs, government agencies, civil aviation authorities, military representatives and regulators, tackling issues related to airspace management, airspace congestion, military/civil coordination, air traffic controllers' training programmes and technologies for optimising air traffic control.

Other topics covered include optimising airspace in constrained environment, outlining airspace congestion, dealing with high density traffic areas, overcoming the challenges of the shortage of air traffic controllers, setting up a unified training unit in the region, assessing institutional and technology issues to handle ATC practices more efficiently and progressively achieving improved military/civil coordination in air traffic management.

Delegates will be addressed and discussions will be facilitated by those at the top of their field, including representatives from the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation, ICAO, IATA, FAA, Arab Air Carriers Organization, Emirates, Fujairah International Airports, Etihad Airways, Airways New Zealand, Abu Dhabi Airports Company, Dubai International Airport, DFS, NATS, Eurocontrol, Mitre Corporation.

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About IQPC Middle East: For over thirty years, IQPC has helped the world's leading corporations solve their business challenges through the sharing of practical industry solutions and global best practice. In the process, the company has built a formidable reputation for quality and value. During this time, the Middle East's most progressive companies have benefited from IQPC's unrivalled global reach, which has connected international expertise with regional and local leaders.

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