Shortlist revealed for Jane’s ATC Awards 2018

22 January 2018
Jane’s ATC Awards 2018 winners will be announced at 3pm on 6 March in the Delegate Theatre at the World ATM Congress. Source: IHS Markit/Patrick Allen

Judges for the Jane’s ATC Awards 2018 have shortlisted entries and allocated categories.

Winners and shortlisted nominees will be recognised at a ceremony at 3 pm on 6 March in the Delegate Theatre at World ATM Congress in Madrid. The ATC Awards event is free for all to attend.

Below is a summary of shortlisted entries. More information on all nominations, including those shortlisted, will be published online at and in the March 2018 edition of Jane’s Airport Review .

Enabling Technology Award – for contributions to enhanced capacity and safety

  • Bologna University and project partners – Resilient Synthetic Vision for Advanced Control Tower ANS Provision (RETINA) project
  • EUROCONTROL Maastricht UAC and Slovenia Control – ATM Data as a Service (ADaaS)
  • FAA and The MITRE Corporation – National Airspace System Operations Dashboard (NOD)
  • Unifly nv – Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) platform

Environment Award – to recognise work on ‘green’ ATM concepts

  • Austro Control, BHANSA, Croatia Control, Slovenia Control, and SMATSA - South East Common Sky Initiative Free Route Airspace (SECSI FRA)
  • DECEA – Flexible Use of Airspace in Brazilian Air Force Academy training areas
  • DSNA in partnership with EUROCONTROL - European wake vortex recategorisation (RECAT EU)
  • Swedavia - environmental analysis of flight operations by LFV

Runway Award – for safety and efficiency on the runway and final approach

  • LFV Air Navigation Services – Runway Incursion Prevention Programme (RIPP)
  • Network Manager Safety Improvement Sub Group (SISG) – development of the European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Incursions (EAPPRI) v3.0
  • Searidge Technologies Inc and HungaroControl Zrt – first certified remote tower for medium-capacity airports
  • UFA, Inc and Israel Airports Authority – realistic emergency team co-ordination training

Service Provision Award – for contributions to safe and efficient airspace

  • Aviation Capacity Resources AB – tailor-made terminal air navigation services (T-ANS)
  • FAB CE Aviation Services – FAB CE common equipment procurement programme
  • NAV CANADA – full deployment of Common Hardware Integration Platform (CHIP)
  • NUAC – introduction of Joint Programme Office (JPO) for Danish-Swedish FAB

Technology Award – reflecting significant contributions by equipment and systems suppliers

  • DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH and Indra Sistemas – iTEC Center Automation System (iCAS)
  • Frequentis AG with partners MUAC and DSNA – FABEC N-VCS live operations at MUAC
  • Inmarsat Aviation – SwiftBroadband-Safety satellite communications platform for the flight deck
  • NITA, LLC – ATM automation system for Krasnoyarsk Consolidated ATM Centre
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