Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus Americas and member of the Airbus ProSky Alliance, is a leading provider of advanced Air Traffic Management (ATM) products and services for the global aviation industry, including: Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM), concept engineering, advanced research, software development, surface operations management, airspace design and environmental analysis. Metron Aviation fuses advanced science and mathematics with unparalleled ATM expertise to provide groundbreaking Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) solutions for the world’s leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP), airports, airlines and other stakeholders.
Founded in 1995, Metron Aviation pioneered the advancement of ATFM research and is recognized today for its proven track record in deploying and supporting world-class ATFM systems. Flight Schedule Monitor (FSM), deployed system-wide in 1999, is an integral part of traffic management for the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) and over 100 other FAA facilities, as well as NAV CANADA and 24 domestic and international airlines. Metron Aviation’s ATFM solutions incorporate a comprehensive understanding of system-wide interdependent events and have delivered significant return on investment, saving more than 70 million minutes of delays, 191 million liters of fuel, 590 thousand metric tons of CO2 emissions and approximately U.S. $7 billion in operating costs. Other customers include Airservices Australia, South Africa’s ATNS, FedEx, Memphis International Airport and many more.