1-Feb-2017 8:45 AM

COOPANS alliance ANSPs coordinate rollout of ATM system update

Austro Control announced (31-Jan-2017) COOPANS Alliance ANSPs, which comprises Austro Control, Croatia Control, Irish Aviation Authority, LFV and Naviair, and LFV, successfully conducted a coordinated release for updated Thales TopSky ATM software. The ANSPs implemented the upgrade on alternating days during the week 18-Jan-2017. The synchronised upgrade includes provisions to facilitate more cooperation between the ANSPs, particularly via optimisation of online data interoperability. As previously reported by CAPA, the upgrade also includes new medium term conflict detection technology and an upgrade for controller-pilot data link communications. [more - original PR - Austro Control] [more - original PR - Croatia Control]

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