FerroNATS to bid for Spanish ATC services
Ferrovial, through Ferrovial Servicios, and NATS announced (07-Mar-2011) a partnership called FerroNATS, to bid for air traffic control contracts tendered by AENA under the process of partially privatising the Spanish airport system. Air traffic control at the following airports is planned for privatisation: Alicante, Valencia, Ibiza, La Palma, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Sevilla, Jerez, Sabadell, Cuatro Vientos, Vigo, La Coruña and Melilla. [more]
Ferrovial Servicios: "FerroNATS inherits over 10 years of experience in a liberalised air traffic services market, namely the UK. NATS is accustomed to working with a range of airport managers while continuously improving service quality in terms of time and safety. This alliance combines our knowledge of the airport sector and the client with the technical and human capabilities that NATS provides in the area of managing air traffic." Santiago Olivares, CEO. Source: Company Statement, 07-Mar-2011.