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Cooperation agreement between Ministry of Defense and HungaroControl

Cooperation agreement between Ministry of Defense and HungaroControl

Dr. Tibor Benkő, Minister of Defense and Kornél Szepessy, Chief Executive Officer of HungaroControl Hungarian Air Traffic Management Ltd. (HC Zrt.) signed a cooperation agreement on 5 September, 2018 in Budapest, at the Ministry of Defense.

Successful first SESAR 2020 Multiple Remote Tower validation for three airports

Successful first SESAR 2020 Multiple Remote Tower validation for three airports

“Single” remote tower settings have already been deployed in former projects; however, most significant impacts in cost-effectiveness are to be expected with multiple and/or centre settings. The SESAR 2020 project PJ05 aims to bring the concept of remotely controlling multiple airports to the next maturity level. In November 2017, Frequentis AG, HungaroControl, DLR, and Selex ES GmbH (Leonardo LTP) conducted a first successful validation campaign on “Remote Tower for Multiple airports” in Braunschweig.

Air Traffic Controllers to remotely navigate Budapest Airport’s traffic

Air Traffic Controllers to remotely navigate Budapest Airport’s traffic

As a result of HungaroControl’s latest innovation, the so called Remote Tower system, Budapest Airport (BUD) will be the first among the world’s medium-capacity airports, where the arrival and departure air traffic control can be independent from airport environment.

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