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DFS Aviation Services and UFA supply equipment to Air Traffic Control academy in Baku

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

Langen, March 8, 2023 - DFS Aviation Services and UFA. Inc. to provide technology and training content for the Air Traffic Controllers of Air Navigation Services provider in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani air navigation services provider Azeraeronavigatsiya and National Aviation Academy (NAA) of Azerbaijan will introduce the certified training programme of DFS Academy to train their air traffic controllers in Baku. Simulation experts from UFA are providing radar and tower simulators, which will be supplemented by DFS training content and the corresponding simulator exercises. This collaboration means AZANS will get the certified DFS Academy training programmes being ready for incorporation to National Aviation Academy (NAA) programme.

Over the past months, experts from the DFS Group, UFA and AZANS have been working on a turnkey solution that will enable AZANS to train its staff based on the high-quality standards of the DFS Group.

Farhan Guliyev, Director at AZANS is certain:

"This project takes the long-standing and successful partnership between the DFS Group, UFA, NAA and AZANS to a new level, and charts an innovative approach for the future of air navigation services in Azerbaijan."

"We are delighted to be able to support AZANS with our training programme for air traffic controllers, which has been tried and tested in the DFS Academy. We have brought our many years of experience in this area to the project,"

adds Andreas Pötzsch, Managing Director of DAS.

"At UFA, we are honoured to have AZANS as a client, we look forward to providing state-of-the-art training solutions with our colleagues at DAS to support AZAN's growth,"

says David Wolff, CEO of UFA.


ABOUT DFS Aviation Services

DFS Aviation Services GmbH (DAS) is a subsidiary of DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH and employs more than 350 people around the world. As a certified ATM provider, DAS controls air traffic at German small and medium-sized airports and sells products and services related to Air Traffic Control around the world. Its customers include ATM organisations, airports, airlines and aviation authorities all over the world. Through its subsidiary, Air Navigation Solutions Ltd. (ANSL), DAS is also responsible for air traffic at Edinburgh. The subsidiary DFS Aviation Services Bahrain Co WLL provides support in the Middle East in the areas of air traffic control and air traffic control technology. In Asia, DFS Aviation Services has a representative office in Beijing and a branch office in Singapore. In South America, DAS has a branch office in Lima. Through its joint venture with Frequentis AG of Vienna, Frequentis DFS Aerosense GmbH, DAS also sells Remote Tower solutions worldwide.


UFA, Inc. is a leading provider of mission-critical air traffic control (ATC) simulation and training software solutions to the world’s air navigation service providers (ANSPs), militaries, universities and major commercial integrators. Covering a global footprint of nearly 400 air traffic control centers, airports, military bases, and training academies, UFA’s customers include the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. Military, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, NAV CANADA, skyguide, CAA Singapore, numerous NATO militaries, and major universities such as Kent State University, University of North Dakota, and University of Massachusetts. UFA operates out of Washington, D.C. and Boston, MA, with wholly owned subsidiaries in Germany (ATCSim GmbH), Canada and Singapore.


Media contact

DFS Aviation Services GmbH

Carolin Walaski

Heinrich-Hertz-Straße 26 63225 Langen

Phone (06103) 3748 - 142

UFA, Inc.

Anja Bellmann

Marketing Specialist

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