Shortlist revealed for IHS Jane’s ATC Awards 2016

15 January 2016
Winners of the IHS Jane’s ATC Awards 2016 will be announced on 7 March in Madrid. Credit: IHS Jane's/Patrick Allen

With seven weeks to go before the winners of the IHS Jane's ATC Awards 2016 are announced, the judging panel has narrowed down 46 entries across six categories.

Winners and shortlisted nominees for the IHS Jane's ATC Awards 2016 will be recognised at the awards ceremony on 7 March, held during the CANSO ATM Dinner in Madrid (click here to book your place). This event takes place at the Galeria de Cristal before World ATM Congress, operated by CANSO in association with ATCA.

Below is a summary of shortlisted entries. More information on all 46 nominations, including those shortlisted, will be published online at and in the March 2016 edition of IHS Jane's Airport Review.

Environment Award

Airservices Australia: Airport Meteorological Collaborative Decision Making (MET CDM)

DSNA and partners: Collaborative Advanced Panning (CAP)

NATS and Sustainable Aviation: Continuous Descent Operations (CDO) campaign

Skyguide: Greener Wave and Tactical Steering

Enabling Technology

EUROCONTROL: Call Sign Similarity Project/Call Sign Similarity Tool (CSST)

Lockheed Martin: En Route Automation Modernisation (ERAM)

Inmarsat Aviation: Global flight tracking demonstration

Thales, NATS, NLR: Project CLAIRE - civil airspace integration of RPAS in Europe

Service Provision

COOPANS Alliance of five ANSPs : International partnership for joint, innovative, harmonised system development

IAA, Isavia, Rohde & Schwarz: Shannon Iceland Radio Project VCCS virtual centre

Isavia: Contiguous oceanic surveillance corridor for Iceland, Faroe Islands, Greenland

US Federal Aviation Administration: Confidential information Share Program (CISP)

Runway Award

Avinor and Harris Orthogon: OSYRIS Arrival Manager supporting Avinor’s TMA Point Merge system

DFS, Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin Brandenburg, Stuttgart, and Hamburg airports: A-CDM@GER harmonisation initiative

EUROCONTROL, Heathrow Airport, Lockheed Martin, NATS: Time-Based Separation (TBS)

FAA Data Comm programme: Transitioning from a dependency on voice

Technology Award

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and Avinor: Ninox Remote Tower System

NAV CANADA: Mandatory Briefing Application

Saab and LFV: First operational approved remote tower service in the world

Quintiq: ATC Planner

Innovation Award

Airtel ATN: MTP-400 ruggedised, portable Mobile VHF data link test system

ATRiCS: TowerPad integrator controller working position

ERA: SQUID surface safety guard

Snowflake Software: Laminar data SWIM cloud environment

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