Countries in line to stage the Olympics have been approaching NATS after the success of London 2012.
Air Traffic Controllers are expecting their busiest days of the year as they prepare for the big getaway.
With the London Olympics opening tonight, NATS’ communications cell is fully active assisting the operation.
Air traffic controllers at NATS are gearing up for the arrival of extra business and general aviation flights.
Staff in Area Control and Western Radar played their part in bringing the Olympic flame to the UK tonight.
A delegation of Russian air traffic control specialists visited Swanwick to gain an insight into NATS’ preparations for London 2012.
As hosts of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Games, Brazil has a huge challenge ahead to ensure it has the infrastructure and systems in place to cope with the extra demand on its airspace.
The control tower at Birmingham Airport has received a London 2012 facelift, in the shape of illuminated Olympic rings, creating a spectacular welcome for those flying in for the Games.
Keeping our customers in the commercial and general aviation (GA) world fully updated of how the airspace over London and the South East will be structured and managed during the Olympics period is a key part of NATS’ work in the run up to the Games.
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