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UFA, Israel Airports Authority (IAA) Shortlisted for 2018 Jane’s ATC Award

Burlington, MA., February 20, 2018 – UFA, Inc. (UFA), a leading provider of Air Traffic Simulation and Voice Technologies, announced its successful collaborative effort with the Israel Airports Authority to conduct Emergency Team Coordination Training Simulations for Ben Gurion Airport has been shortlisted for the 2018 Jane’s ATC Award in the Runway category. This category recognizes organizations that prove they have made a difference in improving safety and efficiency on the runway and final approach. The 2018 Jane’s ATC Awards winners will be announced March 6 at the World ATM Congress in Madrid.

UFA’s work with IAA during their airport-wide Emergency Team Coordination Training drills introduced the use of high fidelity ATTower® Air Traffic Control Tower simulation linked with ATVehicle™ Airside Driving Simulation. Introduction of the linked simulation capability allowed for the creation of complex, real-world scenarios for realistic training of coordination between all airport groups, including Ground Operations, Fire and Rescue Services, Security, and Air Traffic Control. The new tools allow IAA to remain at the forefront of improving safety and efficiently when responding to even the most strenuous of situations that can occur at Ben Gurion Airport.

About UFA, Inc. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, UFA specializes in simulation and voice technologies and services for Air Traffic Management (ATM). UFA’s products and services are used by leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP’s), Civil Aviation Authorities, Militaries and Educational institutions worldwide. Customers include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), United States Military, DFS Flugsicherung, NAV Canada, Skyguide, DGAC/DSNA France, LVNL Netherlands, and many other organizations. The company’s wholly owned German subsidiary, ATCSim GmbH, is located in Mainz and Kaufbeuren, and also operates the ATCSim Innovation Center in Bavaria, Germany.

Media Contact: Kierra Robinson, UFA, Inc. Marketing and Trade Show Coordinator +1 301 977 0813


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