Posted on December 22, 2017

The Civil Aviation Authority has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) project to achieve more efficient management of air traffic between the State of Qatar and European countries as well as all the countries of the world.

This Memorandum aims to enhance cooperation in the field of air traffic management modernization initiatives in Qatar and Europe in order to contribute to the development and harmonization of global aviation standards. It also covers ways to cooperate in the exchange of all information and expertise on the development of air traffic management, and all related activities.

The Memorandum of Cooperation was signed by HE Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority Abdullah bin Nasser Turki Al Subaey, and Executive Director of SESAR Florian Guillermet. Commenting on the Signing of the memorandum, HE Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority said that the aviation sector in Qatar is significantly growing which is reflected on air traffic services and the efficient use of air space in the country, therefore, joint cooperation with SESAR will have a positive impact in creating a balance and interoperability among Air traffic systems, for the benefit of airlines as well as of travellers.

HE also expressed the pride of signing this Memorandum of Cooperation, which will be implemented by the beginning of 2018. SESAR Executive Director said that as a global industry, aviation requires continued cooperation in interoperability between countries, with the goal of providing smooth and efficient air traffic across all regions. Through this Memorandum, he said that both sides aim to move together towards ensuring global aviation that is not only robust but has more intelligent and environmental solutions at more affordable prices for both airlines and travelers around the world.