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  • 2018

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  • The level of innovation necessary to be able to design, build and run a remote tower is truly impressive. And the outcome for the customer is fantastic.

    The level of innovation necessary to be able to design, build and run a remote tower is truly impressive. And the outcome for the customer is fantastic. Centralisation means increased efficiency and increased productivity, and the technology opens up for new business models and services.

     
  • What do you need to think about when you go for a digital tower solution? Saab Digital Tower Solutions has several fully operational towers up and running and knows a lot about what’s needed to get all the way from a traditional tower to an authority-approved digital tower solution. Here are the five top pieces of advice when you consider choosing a digital tower.

    What do you need to think about when you go for a digital tower solution? Saab Digital Tower Solutions has several fully operational towers up and running and knows a lot about what’s needed to get all the way from a traditional tower to an authority-approved digital tower solution. Here are the five top pieces of advice when you consider choosing a digital tower.Five pieces of advice when going for a digital tower

     
  • Work as an air traffic controller is pretty much the same no matter whether you sit in a traditional tower or a remote tower centre.

    Work as an air traffic controller is pretty much the same no matter whether you sit in a traditional tower or a remote tower centre. The work is the same, and the same tasks need to be carried out, but of course there are differences.

     
  • How to switch to digital operation

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    Going from a conventional tower to a fully operational digital tower solution, approved by the authorities, is something few have done. But it is a journey that Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has performed many times since the company launched the world’s first operational digital tower in early 2015.

    Going from a conventional tower to a fully operational digital tower solution, approved by the authorities, is something few have done. But it is a journey that Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has performed many times since the company launched the world’s first operational digital tower in early 2015.

     
  • 2017

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  • Five quick facts about remote tower services

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    Here we list five quick facts about remote tower services.

    Here we list five quick facts about remote tower services.

     
  • Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) has been selected by Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider, LFV to provide remote digital air traffic control to the airports in Malmö in the South of Sweden, Östersund, Umeå and Kiruna situated well above the polar circle

    Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) has been selected by Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider, LFV to provide remote digital air traffic control to the airports in Malmö in the South of Sweden, Östersund, Umeå and Kiruna situated well above the polar circle

     
  • Saab to Expand Remote Tower Services on the Swedish Market

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    Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has been selected by the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider, LFV to provide remote digital air traffic control to the airports in Malmö, Östersund, Umeå and Kiruna.

    Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has been selected by the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider, LFV to provide remote digital air traffic control to the airports in Malmö, Östersund, Umeå and Kiruna.

     
  • Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions will deliver a digital air traffic control system to Cranfield Airport.

    Saab’s digital air traffic control system is becoming part of the world-leading aerospace research facilities at Cranfield University in the UK. A digital tower will be installed at Cranfield Airport, which the university owns and runs.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has been selected by Cranfield University, one of the top four commercial research universities in United Kingdom, to deliver a digital air traffic control system to Cranfield Airport.

    Defence and security company Saab has been selected by Cranfield University, one of the top four commercial research universities in United Kingdom, to deliver a digital air traffic control system to Cranfield Airport.

     
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  • Remote and digital tower services are leading the development of aviation infrastructure for airports of all sizes. For regional airports, this helps to create better conditions for communities and local businesses.

    Remote and digital tower services are leading the development of aviation infrastructure for airports of all sizes. For regional airports, this helps to create better conditions for communities and local businesses.

     
  • Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB and Storuman Municipality will today sign a letter of intent regarding the establishment of the world's first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports (AFIS).  

    Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB and Storuman Municipality will today sign a letter of intent regarding the establishment of the world's first Remote Tower Centre for smaller regional airports (AFIS).  

     
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  • Winner in the Swedish Mobile Awards 2017

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    Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions wins prestigious price in the category Connected Transportation for the Remote Tower solution at the Swedish Mobile Award 2017.

    Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions wins prestigious price in the category Connected Transportation for the Remote Tower solution at the Swedish Mobile Award 2017.

     
  • Today even large airports may need to invest in a remote tower system as contingency and other digital services linked to air traffic management.

    Air traffic control has looked much the same since the Second World War. High towers, various technical systems and binoculars have been important elements of an activity which, has been characterised by stringent safety requirements and regulatory control.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has been selected by NATS, the United Kingdom’s leading provider of air traffic control services, to install a remote tower demonstrator suite at its Swanwick Control Centre.

    Defence and security company Saab has been selected by NATS, the United Kingdom’s leading provider of air traffic control services, to install a remote tower demonstrator suite at its Swanwick Control Centre.

     
  • The Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) and Saab were first in the world to put remote air traffic control towers into operation. This innovative system now enters the UK, with a demo suite due to be installed at the Swanwick Control Centre.

    The Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) and Saab were the first in the world to put remote air traffic control towers into operation. After ten years’ development work this innovative system now enters the UK, where a demo suite will be installed at the Swanwick Control Centre.

     
  • Remote Tower solutions infographic

    The Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) and Saab were the first in the world to put remote air traffic control towers into operation. After ten years’ development work this innovative system is now going international.

    The Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) and Saab were the first in the world to put remote air traffic control towers into operation. After ten years’ development work this innovative system is now going international.

     
  • 2016

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  • Defence and security company Saab and the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) newly established company Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB, has signed a letter of intent with Scandinavian Mountains Airport AB to provide remote air traffic services. The parties’ intent is to sign a contract during the first quarter of 2017.

    Defence and security company Saab and the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) newly established company Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB, has signed a letter of intent with Scandinavian Mountains Airport AB to provide remote air traffic services. The parties’ intent is to sign a contract during the first quarter of 2017.

     
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  • Johan Klintberg CEO Of Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions

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    Effective September 1, 2016, Johan Klintberg is appointed CEO of the company Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions. At the same date, the company will commence its operations, to market, sell, develop and operate products and services for remote air traffic control.

    Effective September 1, 2016, Johan Klintberg is appointed CEO of the company Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions. At the same date, the company will commence its operations, to market, sell, develop and operate products and services for remote air traffic control.

     
  • 2

  • Defence and security company Saab and LFV (the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider) have today signed an agreement to establish a new company: Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB. The new company will market, sell, develop and operate products and services for remote air traffic control. Saab will be the majority owner with 59 per cent of shares, with LFV holding 41 per cent.

    Defence and security company Saab and LFV (the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider) have today signed an agreement to establish a new company: Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions AB. The new company will market, sell, develop and operate products and services for remote air traffic control. Saab will be the majority owner with 59 per cent of shares, with LFV holding 41 per cent.

     
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  • Defence and security company Saab has received the prestigious IHS Jane’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) Award for delivering the first operational and approved Remote Tower in the world.  

    Defence and security company Saab has received the prestigious IHS Jane’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) Award for delivering the first operational and approved Remote Tower in the world.  

     
  • 2015

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  • Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to deliver a Remote Tower Centre to Dublin Airport and the corresponding remote tower installations at Cork and Shannon Airport. Electronic Flight Strips (EFS) are also included in the order and will be installed at all three airports.

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to deliver a Remote Tower Centre to Dublin Airport and the corresponding remote tower installations at Cork and Shannon Airport. Electronic Flight Strips (EFS) are also included in the order and will be installed at all three airports.

     
  • The first plane landed today using Remote Tower Services, a system developed by LFV and Saab. As of today, the air traffic service at Örnsköldsvik Airport is operated using Remote Tower Service (RTS). Throughout the day, the first planes controlled from the LFV Remote Tower Centre in Sundsvall have been taking off and landing at Örnsköldsvik Airport. LFV and Saab have worked together to develop the operational and technological solutions for remotely operated air traffic management. It is for the first time air traffic control is operated remotely. After ten years of developing, LFV and Saab are first in the world to launch Remote Tower Services.

    The first plane landed today using Remote Tower Services, a system developed by LFV and Saab. As of today, the air traffic service at Örnsköldsvik Airport is operated using Remote Tower Service (RTS). Throughout the day, the first planes controlled from the LFV Remote Tower Centre in Sundsvall have been taking off and landing at Örnsköldsvik Airport. LFV and Saab have worked together to develop the operational and technological solutions for remotely operated air traffic management. It is for the first time air traffic control is operated remotely. After ten years of developing, LFV and Saab are first in the world to launch Remote Tower Services.

     
  • The first plane landed today using Remote Tower Services, a system developed by LFV and Saab. As of today, the air traffic service at Örnsköldsvik Airport is operated using Remote Tower Service (RTS). Throughout the day, the first planes controlled from the LFV Remote Tower Centre in Sundsvall have been taking off and landing at Örnsköldsvik Airport. LFV and Saab have worked together to develop the operational and technological solutions for remotely operated air traffic management. It is for the first time air traffic control is operated remotely. After ten years of developing, LFV and Saab are first in the world to launch Remote Tower Services.

    The first plane landed today using Remote Tower Services, a system developed by LFV and Saab. As of today, the air traffic service at Örnsköldsvik Airport is operated using Remote Tower Service (RTS). Throughout the day, the first planes controlled from the LFV Remote Tower Centre in Sundsvall have been taking off and landing at Örnsköldsvik Airport. LFV and Saab have worked together to develop the operational and technological solutions for remotely operated air traffic management. It is for the first time air traffic control is operated remotely. After ten years of developing, LFV and Saab are first in the world to launch Remote Tower Services.

     
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  • Defence and security company Saab, announces that Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV), will commission Saab Remote Tower solution at Linköping Airport, Sweden. This will be the third airport in Sweden implementing the pioneering Remote Tower solution.

    Defence and security company Saab, announces that Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV), will commission Saab Remote Tower solution at Linköping Airport, Sweden. This will be the third airport in Sweden implementing the pioneering Remote Tower solution.

     
  • 2014

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    This milestone indicates that all technologies and operational procedures meet key industry and regulatory criteria for providing air traffic control services. This includes the use of Saab sensors and equipment for air traffic services and LFV’s existing procedures, enabling a streamlined approval process.