The air navigation service providers (ANSPs) for Estonia and Finland are to operate a shared TopSky automation system from Thales, including a joint flight data processing system.
The procurement is part of the FINEST initiative between the two countries, as ANS Finland and EANS explore solutions to cope with increased air traffic in the region. Currently, the two ANSPs operate separate TopSky systems.
“The objective of the FINEST programme is consistent dynamic, cost-efficient, and competitive cross-border [ANS] provision for the benefit of airspace users,” EANS CEO Tanel Rautits said.
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