Boeing and State ATM Corporation became ATCA's 2016 Award Recipients
Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) awarded State ATM Corporation and Boeing with honorary diploma for their joint contribution to preparation and holding of the Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 and provision of air traffic services.Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) awarded State ATM Corporation and Boeing with honorary diploma for their joint contribution to preparation and holding of the Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 and provision of air traffic services. State ATM Corporation invited Boeing for the recognition of its considerable experience and competence in the sphere of air traffic management.
“It is an honor for me to take part in such an ambitious project – said Sergey Kravchenko, President, Boeing Russia and CIS. – Excellent results of cooperation between State ATM Corporation and Boeing allowed for more efficient use of airspace during the Olympic Games in Sochi, thus improving operational activity of airlines”.
“Air traffic services provision during the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi was a high point in the Corporation’s history”, - believes Igor Moiseenko, Director General of State ATM Corporation. – For example, 575 operations were ensured at Sochi Adler Airport on 24 February 2014, the day after the closing ceremony of the Olympics. It is an all-time record. We are pleased that ATCA appreciated our work”.
According to ATCA, air traffic during the Winter Olympic Games was to a great extent consistent with model parameters and no significant irregularities were recorded. In fact, holding areas were used only during fireworks. Such experience may be beneficial in organizing future international events, which envisage significant increase in traffic volumes.
“Organization of such commemorative events requires highest level of strategic vision, interaction and cooperation, - noted Peter F. Dumont, President and CEO, ATCA. – State ATM Corporation and ATCA showed exceptional results of collaboration during the Winter Olympic Games and I am proud to present them this honorary diploma”.
ATCA’s activity aims to encourage the development of ATS provision and ensure safety as well as improve technologies and overall professional level. The Association was established in 1956 and supports more than 3,000 members worldwide, including independent ATCOs, aviation associations, educational institutions, governmental and military agencies and companies engaged in ATS provision and equipment delivery.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners. Boeing and its partners are working together towards a more efficient ATM system in order to enhance safety, improve operational and ecological performance and prepare for passenger throughput expansion.
State ATM Corporation is an air navigation service provider of the Russian Federation. It handles more than 1.4 million flights annually. The area of responsibility totals 26 million square km, the total ATS route length is 700,000 km. About one thousand aircraft are controlled at a time. The mission of the company is achieving the world best safety performance.