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German Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) Division Bundles Commercial Activity

Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS), a German air navigation provider bundles the third-party business into its new subsidiary

Germany: DFS Aviation Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Germany based, DFS, will deal in the marketing of international products and services of the company. In addition, DFS Aviation Services would also focus towards the provision of air traffic control in the country.

About 60 percent of all regional air traffic at eight regional airports in Germany is controlled by the DFS Aviation Services and it also operates its British subsidiary, namely, Air Navigation Solutions. The British subsidiary provides air traffic control at the world’s busiest single runway airport, London Gatwick. 

The DFS Aviation Services Chairman and CEO Klaus-Dieter Scheurle said- “With DFS Aviation Services, we are laying the foundation for our commercial business to grow and become a thriving business of its own right in addition to our core business financed by air navigation charges. Our goal is to double revenues in the long term”.

DFS is a state-owned company with around 2000 traffic controllers which guide up to 10,000 flights every day in German airspace and about three million movements every year, leading to Maximum volume of air traffic in Germany in the whole of Europe.

TechSci depicts that such initiates by various leading nations across the globe would greatly help in avoiding air traffic congestion and would facilitate air traffic management. The efforts of DFS Aviation Services aims at providing the most progressive air navigation services across the world in coming years, thereby leading to an increase in the market of Global Traffic Management during the forecast period.

According to the recent published by TechSci ResearchGlobal Traffic Management Market By Transportation Mode, By System Type, By Region, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021”, global traffic management market is projected to surpass US $ 22 billion by 2021. In 2015, North America was the leading regional market for traffic management due to implementation of stringent government initiatives supporting use of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), growing need to reduce traffic congestion and accidents, coupled with increasing utilization of traffic data for traffic control in real-time. On account of rising population, growing demand for public transit vehicles, surging automobile sales, and rising demand for air travel, Asia-Pacific is expected to witness fastest growth in its traffic management market during the forecast period.

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