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  • LFV & IBM Investigate the use of Artificial Intelligence for Swedish Air Traffic Control 14 December, 2020 - In the joint research project Advanced Autoplanner, LFV and IBM are investigating the possibility of using AI (Artificial Intelligence) for increased automation of more complex tasks in air traffic control. Read More
  • Nordic MRO strengthens its core values through IT and digital development 10 December, 2020 - At the end of October, Nordic MRO launched their new website, as a part of their new IT and marketing strategy. Unlike many other companies in aviation, they have decided to use the slow market to develop their company across all borders. Read More
  • Research project with electric aircraft and drones for a prosperous countryside 09 November, 2020 - The EDIS research project - electric aircraft and drones in the service of the community - will show the possibilities of using drones and electric aircraft to improve the conditions for community service and transport in areas with large distances and limited access to critical social functions. Read More
  • CPDLC Service from Si ATM Operational in Latvia 04 May, 2020 - CPDLC was implemented and used as part of the ATTRACC system that was first delivered to Latvia by SI ATM twenty years ago. Read More
  • LFV Acquires Eltel Aviation & Security Area 04 May, 2020 - LFV have acquired Eltel Aviation & Business Area, providing all of the technical and maintenance needs for air traffic control centers and airports. Read More
  • LFV Subsidiary To Provide Air Traffic Management for Sweden’s New Airport 13 February, 2020 - LFV subsidiary provides air traffic management to the first new airport in Sweden for 20 years, the fourth airport to be controlled from the control centre in Sundsvall. Read More
  • GSE Industry Creating New Equipment to Keep Users Safe 04 February, 2020 - GSE manufacturers are making improvements to equipment to help ground handlers perform their work on the ramp and at the baggage carousel injury free. Read More
  • SAG Introduces Two Focus Subgroup Networks 27 January, 2020 - The board of SAG has decided to create two subgroups in SAG. By creating this network SAG is covering the whole aspect of the aviation industry in Sweden. Read More
  • Interview with Lisa Hällbrink, CEO of Nordic MRO, a member of the SAG 20 January, 2020 - Read SAG's interview with Lisa Hällbrink, CEO of Nordic MRO, a member of the SAG. Nordic MRO are an independent supplier of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, from CAMO to line and base maintenance. Read More
  • LFV Remote Traffic Control (RTC) Centre Stockholm Completed 17 December, 2019 - The world’s largest Remote Traffic Control (RTC) Center is now complete. Based in Stockholm, LFV’s new center will be remotely managing air traffic control for the airports of Kiruna, Östersund, Malmö and Umeå in Sweden. Read More
  • LFV creates smart solutions for the aviation of the future 25 November, 2019 - Automation in aviation and air traffic management can contribute to improved safety, efficiency and sustainability. LFV has, jointly with Linköping University, been conducting research as part of the Automation Program since 2015. Read More
  • Interview with Magnus K Johansson, Head of Business Area System Integration at Combitech AB. a member of the SAG. 19 November, 2019 - Combitech AB has around 1800 skilled technical consultants. One of the business focus areas is within the aviation sector. Read More
  • LFV is helping develop the future of airport services in Örnsköldsvik 30 September, 2019 - At Örnsköldsvik Airport LFV and its partners have established a research environment for the development of autonomous and remotely controlled airports. On Thursday the initial results of this collaboration were presented to a wider audience. Read More
  • New CEO in Nordic MRO 16 September, 2019 - As of September 16th 2019, Lisa Hällbrink will step in as CEO of Nordic MRO. During the last 5 months, Nordic MRO has executed an ambitious turnaround effort led by Magnus Petersson in an interim CEO role. Read More
  • LFV and Eltel signs a Letter of Intent 28 August, 2019 - LFV, Air Navigation Services of Sweden, and Eltel have signed a Letter of Intent with intention to aquire Eltel’s Swedish business area Aviation and Security. In the Letter of Intent, both parties agree to have a final agreement to be signed during first quarter 2020. Read More
  • Air traffic control simulator implemented in Singapore 28 August, 2019 - Si ATM developed air traffic control simulator for en-route and approach control to air navigation services provider for Singapore FIR, CAAS. This simulator represents highly advanced product available on today’s market. Read More
  • Sweden Makes a Sustainability Leap 29 July, 2019 - Despite its small size—handling just 135,000 passengers yearly—Halmstad City Airport (HAD) in June 2017 became one of the first airports in Sweden to offer sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to its airline customers, scheduled and charter airlines, business aviation, and rescue flight operators. Read More
  • Neste and Air BP set to deliver sustainable fuel to Swedish airports 22 July, 2019 - Renewable fuel provider Neste and aviation fuel supplier Air BP is set to deliver sustainable fuel to Stockholm Arlanda, Åre-Östersund, Malmö, Göteborg Landvetter and Umeå Airports. The move is said to support Swedish airport operator Swedavia deliver upon its greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. Read More
  • Member meeting Swedish Aviation Group 21 November, 2018 - On November 6 SAG had a member meeting. As a speaker we had Ulf Rudebark, Head of Defence & Security Sector at Business Sweden who presented how they work with promoting and supporting swedish companies on the international market.   Read More
  • GECAS to Introduce Telair’s New Flexible Loading System with Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter Operators 12 March, 2018 - elair International AB today announced it has received certification for its new Flexible Loading System™ (FLS) for all current production and in service Boeing 737 aircraft. The system allows 737 operators to carry containerized cargo (baggage, mail, and parcel freight) in the lower hold of the aircraft, along with bulk-loaded bags. Read More
  • SAG attends Passenger Terminal Expo in Stockholm 2018 21 January, 2018 - The world’s leading international airport conference and exhibition Passenger Terminal Expo lands in Stockholm in 2018 on March 20,21,22. Swedish Aviation Group will be attending the exhibition, come and visit us and our member companies at stand 255.       Read More
  • LFV: record number of aircraft movements in 2017 15 January, 2018 - Never before have there been as many flights through Swedish airspace as in 2017. LFV’s statistics for last year show a five per cent increase in traffic compared with 2016, up to 762,000 aircraft movements. “Sweden’s economy is strong, and this is reflected in aviation, especially internationally. Sweden is also becoming increasingly attractive as a… Read More
  • LFV now has remote air traffic control for Sundsvall Timrå Airport 15 January, 2018 - At the end of December, Sundsvall Timrå Airport in northern Sweden became the country’s second airport to have remote air traffic control. At 07.00 on 20 December, the tower was closed down and the air traffic control service was transferred to LFV’s control centre. The distance from the tower to the control centre is not… Read More
  • SAG member meeting held on November 29 01 December, 2017 - On November 29 Swedish Aviation Group held one of their member meetings. On this meeting Nils Paul from the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation came and talked about the Strategy for Aviation published earlier this year. The meeting ended with a mingle. Read More
  • LFV and Swedavia establish remote air traffic service from a remote position at four airports 24 November, 2017 - LFV, Air Navigation Services of Sweden, and the airport company Swedavia, have signed an agreement that establishes air traffic service (ATS) from a remote position at four Swedavia airports. Concerned airports are Kiruna Airport, Umeå Airport, Åre Östersund Airport and Malmö Airport.   “With the agreement between LFV and Swedavia, a major step towards digitalisation and… Read More
  • Digitization in the aviation industry seminar 03 May, 2017 - On April 27 2017, Swedish Aviation Group hosted a seminar about digitization in the aviation industry with a well balanced mix of speakers from different areas presenting the digital transformation from the early 1970's until today and also with a look in the crystal ball in what is upcoming both in a close and a… Read More
  • Combitech joins SAG 05 April, 2017 - Swedish Aviation Group welcomes  Combitech into the fold! Combitech is an independent technical consulting company and part of defence and security group Saab AB. Combitech is growing both organically and through acquisitions, with almost 1,900 qualified consultants in some 30 locations in Sweden, Norway and Finland. They offer high delivery capacity and a wide range of… Read More
  • HMXW joins SAG 05 April, 2017 - Swedish Aviation Group welcomes  HMXW arkitekter into the fold! HMXW arkitekter is an award winning design and architecture firm based in Stockholm. They have more than 30 years of experience developing design ideas and solutions for airports and aviation facilities. Please read more about HMXW arkitekter here.     Read More
  • Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. Acquires the Business of Swedish Manufacturer of De-Icers 13 October, 2016 - AUGUSTA, Ga. —Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has acquired, through its Swedish affiliate, Textron Sweden AB, the assets of Safeaero i Trelleborg AB, a Swedish manufacturer of premium de-icers for the aviation industry. Textron Sweden AB is a subsidiary of Textron Inc. Going forward, Safeaero’s business will operate as part… Read More
  • LFV and Saab go global and establish a joint venture for remotely-operated air navigation services 16 August, 2016 - LFV and Saab establish a joint venture, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions, to promote, develop, deliver and operate digital remote air traffic control for the export market. “LFV and Saab have been working together on the development of Remote Tower Services and the digitalisation of air navigation services for many years. Establishing a joint venture… Read More
  • LFV: Full capacity in Swedish airspace after 90 minutes radar loss 14 April, 2016 - The investigation, made by LFV, after the radar disruptions that affected parts of Sweden's air traffic on 4 November 2015, shows that the disruptions were due to radio emissions linked to a solar flare. This is the conclusion from the investigation conducted by LFV after the event. On Wednesday 4 November 2015, at around 16:00… Read More
  • LFV and Swedavia investigate the conditions for Remote Tower Services 08 April, 2016 - LFV and Swedavia have signed a Letter of Intent, to investigate the potential to establish remote tower services at five Swedish airports. LFV has during a ten year period together with Saab developed Remote Tower Services or RTS, where LFV has been responsible for the operative know-how and Saab the technology. On April 21, Infrastructure… Read More
  • LFV Annual Report 2015: Airlines fees lowered yet again 30 March, 2016 - In 2015 LFV carried out successful efforts to increase efficiency. This allowed Sweden's route charge to be lowered for the fourth year in a row on 1 January 2016. The reduction was 4.6%. "In 2015, LFV has managed to generate profits while helping lower the charges for en-route operations. This proves that our work with… Read More
  • ClearPoint joins SAG 20 March, 2016 - Swedish Aviation Group welcomes  ClearPoint into the fold! ClearPoint’s mission is to be the independent link between the business and the supplier by making complex choices in technology and services easier and clearer for our clients. Our team have extensive experience in national as well as international work for large organizations, primarily in aviation, public sector and telecom. Please… Read More
  • LFV recieves SES Award for Remote Tower Services 11 March, 2016 - LFV received a SES Award for Remote Tower Services, the first operational approved remote tower service in the world, at World ATM Congress 2016 in Madrid this week. – It is with great pride and joy that we recieve this award. Remote Tower Services will change the conditions for air traffic services. The award encourages us to continue our development towards… Read More
  • LFV Remote Tower Services – One Year in Operation 08 March, 2016 - Since 21 April 2015, LFV has provided remote air traffic control at its Remote Tower Centre in Sundsvall. With around 4,000 recorded operational hours, LFV has acquired a unique experience that airports around the world can benefit from. "LFV realised its vision in cooperation with Saab. LFV is not only the sole provider of active… Read More

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