EANS Estonian Air Navigation Services has awarded a contract to AviBit to provide its fully integrated Electronic Flight Strips and A-SMGCS Solutions for Tallinn Airport Tower.
In a public tender procedure AviBit was selected to provide a modern and tightly integrated tower system which is based on AviBits A-SMGCS and Electronic Flight Strip Solutions. The following components will be part of the delivery: * DIFLIS - the AviBit Electronic Flight Strip System. * AceMax - The AviBit A-SMGCS system consisting of Tracker, Data Fusion, HMI and Safety Net Logic. The system will include all A-SMGCS Level 2 functionality. * Fully integrated Electronic Flightstrips / A-SMGCS solution providing even more advanced Safety Net Logic. * Multilateration System provided by ERA. * Surface movement Radar provided by TERMA. * AFTN Terminal. * Supplementary Systems - Meteorological Display, Video Surveillance, Airport Lighting Control, Recording and Replay, Monitoring and Control. One of the major factors for EANS to select AviBit for this project was the maturity of the AviBit products and the fact that AviBit has fully integrated A-SMGCS and Electronic Flight Strips Systems which are proven and in operational use since years.
Tallinn airport has rapidly expanded, making ground traffic management more complicated. To be able to meet the increasing demand Estonian ANS launched the Tallinn Tower Modernisation Project with an objective to enhance capacity at the Tallinn aerodrome, increase ground traffic safety and improve quality of the services. Within the frames of this project it is planned to upgrade the existing Air Traffic Management System and its supporting systems, to implement an on-line data exchange between Tallinn Airport, Approach Control Unit (APP) and other cooperation partners. The project also covers an update of Tower (TWR) working positions and operating methods and the installation of a ground movement surveillance system at Tallinn aerodrome, i.e. radar and MLAT sensors including safety nets.
AviBit is an Austrian based company focused on the design, development and integration of intelligent software solutions for Apron, Tower and Approach Control. Key products are A-SMGCS, Electronic Flight Strips and Arrival Management.
Estonian ANS is a modern, rapidly developing company operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of the Republic of Estonia. It is a state-owned business entity, the major function of which is to provide quality services to air traffic in accordance with international standards as well as to ensure flight safety in Tallinn Flight Information Region. EANS controls the Tallinn FIR and handles more than 150.000 flights per year.