Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANZ), the air traffic control agency at Dubai airports and the northern regions, has renewed a two-year cooperation agreement with Britain's Circo Limited.

The agreement was signed by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Air Navigation Services, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates and Group, and CEO of Circo Middle East Phil Malm.

This agreement will contribute to the continuous improvement of the levels of service provided by Dubai Air Navigation Services at Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport, and to ensure superior operational efficiency and continuity of service, in accordance with the latest technology and international standards, thanks to the expertise of the company «Serco».

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed said: “We continue our efforts to provide world-class services to our customers and stakeholders. Hence, the extension of our agreement with Serco, with which we have a long working relationship, serves our orientations and plans, in terms of enhancing our human and technical capabilities and ensuring the superiority of our services. Aviation sector in Dubai and the UAE ».

Mohammed Abdullah Al Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Air Navigation Services, said: “Our relationship with Serco is very old, and the renewal of the contract stems from the company's confidence in the field of air navigation services and the achievements we have achieved together. Over the past years, this has underpinned our drive to double our capacity to cope with the expected growth in passenger and cargo airspace as Expo 2020 Dubai approaches. ”

"The extension of the agreement is in line with the airline's strategies to achieve an important equation for the aviation sector in Dubai: building world-class competencies and acquiring the most advanced technologies and systems specialized in air navigation services, which will provide us with the extension of the agreement with (Circo)."

“The business relationship we have with DANAS is a five-decade partnership and we are pleased to extend our contract with Danz, allowing us to continue our efforts to provide world-class air traffic services through our innovative and effective practices that support The growth of the aviation industry in Dubai and the UAE, which is expected to grow well in the coming months and years. ”