Winner in the Swedish Mobile Awards 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.

Per Ahl, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions, accepts the prize at the awards ceremony. Photo: @mobilbusiness

The prize was awarded during the Connected Business Days in Malmö 16-17 March, held by the Mobile Institute. Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions was awarded the prize for its innovative Remote Tower solution for air traffic services.

The motivation - “Saab´s groundbreaking digital air traffic solution has changed what we thought was possible to do. This is a truly game changer for control tower buildings. It´s flexible without compromising safety”.

Happy winner Per Ahl represented the company at the award ceremony:

“We are building on the success of Remote Tower and this award is a symbol for an important step in this transformation, says Per Ahl, Head of Marketing and Sales of Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions and one of the key note speakers at the event. The solution is not only recognised in the industry, but we also see huge interest both from Sweden and internationally. The digital era is here to stay and now it’s air traffic services’ turn”.

Saab´s Remote Tower is the only solution in the world with a certified Remote Tower solution for digital air traffic services in operation. Thanks to close collaboration during 10 years between Saab, LFV (Luftfartsverket) and the Swedish Transport Agency the solution became operational in April 2015. Read more about the installations here

“Again, Saab's Remote Tower Solution show that we’re leading the development and ongoing business transformation of air traffic services. Being shortlisted along  the other finalists is a great achievement in itself, and winning the category further proves we’re on the right track, “says Johan Klintberg, CEO of Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions.

Saab Digital Air Traffic solutions, a joint venture between Saab and LFV was established in June 2016. The solution is based on LFV's unique operational experience of air traffic control together with Saab's world leading technology solutions.

Remote and digital air traffic solutions is a break-through in air traffic services and will transform the business with greater flexibility, enhanced security and reduced costs with new business models supporting the stakeholders.

Since 2001 the Swedish Mobile Awards has acknowledged some of Sweden's most successful global industry enterprises, startups and technology exports. Read more about the Swedish Mobile Awards.