WATM: Hungary, Iceland forge co-operation pact

HungaroControl and Isavia have signed an agreement to coordinate the future research and development (R&D) activities of the two organisations and to exchange resources and expertise.

The partners said this co-operation will provide an support, in accordance with the requirements of the Single European Sky (SES) programme, their joint participation in the research and development programs of the EU.

“International collaboration and the improvement of innovative capacities are efficient responses to the changes inherent in the rapid increase in air traffic and the challenges posed by European integration. For this end HungaroControl endeavours to form collaborations that allows the partners to learn from each other on several platforms in order to successfully join the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) programme dedicated to implement the future European ATM system,”said HungaroControl CEO, Kornél Szepessy.

“Isavia views the partnership as an opportunity to reinforce research and development in support of the company’s marketing effort in ATM technology and consultancy service. The cooperation strengthens both companies in terms of capabilities and allocation of resources,explained Ásgeir Pálsson, air navigation services director of Isavia.

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