Monday, June 14, 2010
Metron, Airservices Australia in ATM Contract
Metron Aviation, of Dulles, Va., will provide air traffic management systems to Airservices Australia, under a 15-year contract announced Monday.
Airservices will initially deploy Metron Traffic Flow, a component of the Metron Harmony integrated suite, to provide the foundation for Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) and regional coordination to enhance the capacity, efficiency and safety of the Australian airspace. Metron Traffic Flow will be used to manage traffic flow and capacity for all controlled airspace, including those flights originating from outside of Airservices area of responsibility and entering Australian airspace. Metron Traffic Flow will be deployed at the National Operations Center (NOC) in Canberra, control towers, area control centers and airline operations centers as well as being used by Australian military units.