State Air Traffic Management Corporation Visits Maastricht
On 12-15 February 2007 a delegation of the State ATM Corporation headed by Director Corporate Development Nail A.Shabaev visited Maastricht (the Netherlands), where it took part in the CANSO CEO Conference as well as in ATC Maastricht 2007 Exhibition and Conference.
During the Conference the delegates were familiarized with CANSO activities in 2006. It was noted that the role and the level of authority of the Organisation had considerably enhanced in the aviation community. It was pointed out that CANSO engagement with ICAO would enable to more actively and weighty represent the interests of the global ATM industry.
On 13 February the State ATM Corporation presented a report on “Alternative Approaches for Coping with Dynamic Air Traffic Growth” at the Conference “The Future of Air Traffic Management”. It encompassed detailed information on current activities of the Enterprise, its perspectives and development plans in terms of air traffic growth. Both the report and the presentation aroused interest and engendered positive feedback of the participants.
CANSO Secretary General Alexander ter Kuile expressed hope for a future agreement with the State ATM Corporation on further development and deepening of cooperation between the organizations aimed at bringing it to a new level.
On 13-15 February the delegation of the State ATM Corporation took part in the Exhibition “ATC Maastricht 2007”, where it held meetings with Russian and foreign companies producing ATC/ATM equipment as well as with foreign ANSPs. The State ATM Corporation together with “Eurasia” Coordination Council, which aside from Russia, comprises Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, presented a common stand dedicated to activities of the Council and its members.
ATC Maastricht is held annually and it is a key ATM event in the world. This year it attracted more than 4500 attendees from 80 countries worldwide, representatives of national air navigation services providers and more than 180 global companies from all sectors of the industry.