The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)
and DFS Aviation Services, the commercial subsidiary of the German
air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, have
signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on a
wide range of air traffic management (ATM)-related activities.
The MOU was signed by Soh Poh Theen, Deputy Director-General (Air
Navigation Services) of CAAS, as well as Oliver Cristinetti and
Dirk Mahns, Managing Directors of DFS Aviation Services.
collaboration will see CAAS and DFS Aviation Services further
optimise safety management systems, benchmark performance
indicators, as well as develop future air traffic management
concepts, solutions and technologies.
Director-General of CAAS, "This collaboration is part of our
ongoing efforts to enhance ATM safety and efficiency in our busy
skies. Asia is one of the fastest growing air transport regions in
the world today. This MOU will enable our organisations to explore
and develop more innovative solutions to accommodate aviation
Klaus-Dieter Scheurle, Chairman and CEO of DFS, said,
"We welcome the collaboration with the Civil Aviation Authority of
Singapore. Singapore is a central hub in Asia. The German airspace
is among the busiest and most complex airspaces in Europe. I am
convinced that we will be able to mutually and viably share our
Oliver Cristinetti, Managing Director, DFS Aviation Services,
added, "We are delighted that the existing joint
work between our two organisations is being intensified. I believe
that the knowledge and project experience we have acquired around
the world as well as our know-how from the busy airports of London
Gatwick and Edinburgh will prove useful for our cooperation."
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