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SANS ties up with Spain's Indra to develop virtual control towers

Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) said it has signed a partnership agreement with global air navigation giant Spanish Indra Sistemas to develop virtual air control towers.
 
Also it signed a co-operation agreement with French Thales Aerospace to develop and market a maintenance management system (MMS) that was designed by SANS.
 
Under the second agreement, SANS will develop the system technologically and technically in a way that accords with the requirements of the beneficiary sides according to the highest operational standards, said its CEO Engineer Abdulaziz Al Zaid after signing the agreements with Indra Sistemas CEO Ignacio Mataix and Thales Executive Vice President of the Land and Air Systems Christophe Salomon.
 
"Thales will provide the system requirements from commercial and promotional aspects in a competitive way that guarantees sustainability, future expansion, and benefiting from their technological expertise in this field," he added.
 
Al Zaid said the two memorandums enhance partnership between the two sides and realize entrepreneurship in the air transport field. 
 
"Both the companies enjoy enough expertise and distinguished efficiencies in air transport specializations, where the they have good credit of global achievements in the fields of importing and installing navigation systems and developing and promoting maintenance management systems," he added.-TradeArabia News Service