The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is one of the largest Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) by size and area, managing air traffic for more than 15% of the world’s airspace. From the North Atlantic to the South Pacific, the Northern Polar routes to the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, the FAA is responsible for more than 24.6 million sq. miles of oceanic airspace and 5.6 million sq. miles of U.S. airspace. The FAA interfaces with more than 18 ANSPs around the world and provides services to roughly 55,000 flights per day and approximately 47 million en route and terminal operations a year.
South Africa’s Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) is responsible for Air Traffic Control (ATC) in approximately 10% of the global airspace. Operating at 20 aerodromes within the country, including O.R. Tambo, Cape Town and Durban International Airports, ATNS is internationally recognized as one of the top air navigation service providers (ANSP) in the world. ATNS safely and efficiently manages about 685,000 arrival and departure movements per year.
FedEx is the world’s largest airline in terms of aircraft and freight tons flown, delivering time-sensitive packages and cargo to more than 375 destinations in over 220 countries each day. Located at Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Tennessee, FedEx’s global hub is the nerve center of one of the most complex, fast-cycle logistics operations today.
Airservices Australia is a leading provider of Air Traffic Management (ATM) services with an international reputation for excellence in safety, innovation and environmental sustainability. Airservices manages approximately 3 million flights, carrying 75 million passengers annually and is responsible for the safe and efficient passage of aircraft over 11 percent of the earth’s airspace. Operating at 28 aerodromes within the country, including Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth Airports, Airservices provides additional services that are supported by a national network of communications, surveillance and navigation facilities and infrastructure. Located in Canberra, the National Operations Centre (NOC) is responsible for traffic flow and capacity management within Australian airspace utilizing the slot allocation program.