Airbus and COMAC to cooperate on sustainable air transport growth

  • 24-Feb-2014 03:42 EST

Standardized and interoperable ATM will make flights more efficient, optimizing takeoff, landing, and taxiing procedures while reducing emissions. Shown is a Sichuan Airlines A321 aircraft.

Airbus and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a mutual understanding on new air traffic management concepts and operations as defined in the ICAO Global Air Navigation Plan. Airbus and COMAC will share best practices and identify improvements required by current air traffic management technology road maps both onboard the aircraft and on the ground to foster safer, more efficient, and sustainable air traffic operations.

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