Bahrain’s airspace secured with future-ready Thales system

Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) recently installed an aviation communication system that aims at enhancing operational efficiency and safety standards.

Deployed by Thales, the Thales TopSky Aeronautical Message Handling System (AMHS) was integrated within 18-month, is a significant step forward for aviation communication in the Middle East region.

Notably, the upgrade offers CAA a robust and future-ready AMHS solution, ensuring compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations.

The integration has been implemented with multiple stakeholders, including the CAA’s Air Navigation Systems (ANSD) and Air Traffic Control (ATC).

Thales focused on upgrading CAA's AMHS system to the latest version, while ensuring comprehensive through-life support.

Leveraging the latest AMHS version equipped with System Wide Information Management (SWIM) capabilities, CAA now boasts an enhanced messaging service, facilitating the seamless exchange of critical information such as aeronautical procedures and notifications, flight plans and meteorological messages.

"The successful implementation of the Thales TopSky-AMHS system reflects our commitment to empowering our partners, such as CAA, with cutting-edge aviation technology to foster a safer and more efficient airspace in the region.

Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) is a global leader in advanced technologies specialized in three business domains: Defence & Security, Aeronautics & Space, and Cybersecurity & Digital identity,” said Christian Rivierre, VP Airspace Mobility Solutions – Thales, a global leader in advanced technologies specialised in three business domains: defence and security, aeronautics and space, and cybersecurity and digital identity.

“This project is an important step in achieving Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030 and solidifies Bahrain's position as a regional aviation leader." – TradeArabia News Service