Highlights in 2021

Naviair’s self-constructed UTM platform for use in connection with drone flights is rolled out with around 700 visitors per day.

Naviair signs a contract with Esbjerg Airport (AFIS Tyra) for the delivery of CNS services (Communications, Navigation and Surveillance). This means that Naviair is now the official CNS supplier for AFIS Tyra in the North Sea, managed from Esbjerg Airport.

Naviair signs a contract with Danish Defence for the operation and maintenance of the Danish Defence Terminal Manoeuvring Area radar at Aalborg Airbase.

The Remote Tower project is resumed after being put on hold in 2020.

Naviair’s Briefing Department begins using a new system called CRONOS. CRONOS prepares flight plans before they are sent out to the entire world.

Aireon’s satellite-based surveillance system is extended to cover parts of the North Atlantic, including the southern part of Greenlandic airspace.

A DKK 500 million state loan finally comes through, ensuring Naviair’s liquidity.

Naviair signs a contract with CPH for the surveillance of operational IT systems.

Esbjerg radar to support Borealis Free Route Airspace over the North Sea is put into operation.

The former Surface Movement test radar at Naviair’s head office becomes permanent.

The European Commission sets revised targets for cost efficiency, environment and capacity in the performance plans for reference period 3.

Naviair carries out a major update of the UTM platform. The update is an important step towards creating an infrastructure for drones in Denmark.

The Danish Civil Aviation and Railway Authority submits the performance plan for reference period 3 (RP3) on the basis of the Commission’s revised targets.

The Danish Civil Aviation and Railway Authority approves all Naviair’s procedures for compliance with the requirements in EU 2017/373. The validity of the ISO 27001 certificate (Information Security Management System), which Naviair received in 2020, is confirmed. The certificate’s coverage includes the handling of cyber and information security.

The Danish government sets up a working group whose tasks will include analysing the Aviation Safety Service in Greenland and VFR, both of which are financed by government grants. The background for the analysis is that these areas will exceed the expected annual grant requirements for 2022-2025 with the current annual grant.

New seven-year traffic forecast from Eurocontrol predicts that air traffic in Europe will recover to 2019 levels in 2024. In the light of the new forecast, the European Commission asks Naviair for a revised performance plan.

The Danish Minister for Transport nominates Jørgen Martin Meyer to Naviair’s Board of Directors, increasing the number of Board members to eight.

The Danish Working Environment Authority awards Naviair a green smiley following a number of routine inspections at Naviair’s head office during which the company’s and the working environment organisation’s working environment efforts were assessed.

The sector timetable for air traffic is published under the auspices of the Danish government’s climate partnership . The report includes the climate partnership’s recommendations for how the aviation sector can support the government’s target of a 70 per cent CO2 reduction by 2030. In 2022, the government will present its ideas for the green transition of aviation, partly in the light of the proposals in the report.

The Danish Civil Aviation and Railway Authority submits revised performance plan for reference period 3 to the European Commission.