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08 March 09:03

Single European Awards to two COOPANS members

The COOPANS Alliance, where LFV is one of the members, is proud to announce two Single European Awards amongst our friends, Croatia Control and Irish Aviation Authority.

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24 February 08:02

Ann Persson Grivas - new Director General of LFV

Ann Persson Grivas has been appointed as Director General of LFV by the Swedish Government. She comes from a position as Assistant Director General of Försäkringskassan in Sweden. Ann Persson Grivas will come on board April 1st, 2017.

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23 February 11:02

Remote Tower Services, important steps ahead

LFV is a stated-owned enterprise that operates on a competitive market. Like all other air traffic service suppliers in Europe, LFV has requirements to reduce the cost of air traffic management without compromising on safety or capacity, at the same time as improving efficiency. This is expected by our customers - airlines and airports - but also by the EU. RTS, Remote Tower Services, is a unique way of meeting these expectations and demands.

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07 March 11:03

LFV and Combitech are developing technology for increased safety at airports

LFV and Combitech are developing innovative technology that will enable airports to improve ground safety by radically reducing the risk of unauthorized ground vehicles on the runway. These are termed Runway Incursions (RWI). Read more

23 February 10:02

Expanded Remote Tower Center inaugurated

Infrastructure Minister Anna Johansson inaugurated the new extension of LFV's Remote Tower Center in Sundsvall last week. The extension provides the capacity to manage air traffic remotely at even more airports. Read more

23 February 10:02

LFV is investing in primary radar

Infrastructure Minister Anna Johansson has turned the first sod to celebrate the start of work on transforming Vissefjärda radar station in the southern part of Sweden into a state-of-the-art plant for civilian use. When it reaches completion in 2019, the radar plant will be used to monitor air traffic over the Baltic Sea. Read more

22 February 14:02

Meet us at the World ATM Congress 2017

LFV will be present at the World ATM Congress 2017 in Madrid, 7-9 March. Read more

17 January 11:01

Upgrade of ATM Systems in Sweden

The night between 20th and 21st of January there will be a system upgrade of LFV's system Air Traffic Management system TopSky. It is our outmost goal to limit the impact by monitoring the predicted traffic volumes and only set restrictions if needed. Read more

04 January 13:01

Fewer but more serious incidents with drones 2016

In 2016, 33 incidents was reported with drones in the controlled air around Swedish airports. Although this was a decrease compared to 2015, when Swedish Transport Agency received 34 reports of incidents with drones, the proportion of serious incidents was greater in 2016 compared to 2015. Read more

06 December 09:12

Joint Programme Office to receive European funding

Joint Programme Office (JPO) has been awarded financial support. The JPO program is a joint initiative that is concerned with how LFV and Naviair manage the COOPANS system technically, conceptually and operationally. The main objective of the program is to reduce the cost bases in LFV and Naviair and by supporting NUAC in realising its... Read more

01 December 12:12

Visit to Finland showcases SESAR deployment in Borealis area

On the 29th of November, the European Commission (EC) and Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) visited a Borealis Free Route Airspace implementing partner Finavia at Helsinki Airport in Finland, to see how the EU funding has supported the deployment of Free Route Airspace in Northern Europe. Read more