ATD anniversaries

This September and October we’re celebrating two major anniversaries at FRACS: ATD Analytics, which turned 2 on September 2, and Air Transport Data (ATD), which turns 36 on October 8! ATD Analytics, drawing its essence from our ATD databases, was created with the aim of making an air traffic analysis solution accessible to airports of […]

Successful training for Algeria on the new AMHS ground-to-ground telecommunications standard

ENNA, l’Établissement National de la Navigation Aérienne, is responsible for ensuring the public service of air navigation safety in Algerian airspace. ENNA wanted to train the operators of the Algiers Com Center in the migration to the new ground-to-ground telecommunications standard, AMHS (Air Traffic Services Message Handling Services). France Aviation Civile Services proposed an “AMHS […]

Prospects for PAPI Calibration by drone in Peru

At the beginning of July, we were delighted to sign a partnership agreement with HELIPER to deploy our PAPI drone calibration method in Peru, and more widely in Latin America. The challenge is important as well as the enthusiasm of both partners. Several videoconferences, a clarification of the respective expectations and a new alliance sealed! […]


From June 19 to 23, FRACS took part in the 54th edition of the Paris Air Show, which was held after a 4-years hiatus. On the program this year: The decarbonization of air mobility, a major and topical issue for players in the aeronautics and aviation industries which brought us together. Many innovations on the […]

Air Transport Data: Top 20 Busiest Airports 2022

Currently, our ATD team is collecting 2022 traffic from airports around the world to be integrated  into our databases and in ATD Analytics, during spring 2023. We already have all the monthly traffic for Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Spain on PAX, Cargo and Flights. The collect is going on with Australia, India, Taiwan for PAX, […]

HAITI – Some news from Port-au-Prince

Last year, we expressed our satisfaction to pass a significant step of our project with the delivery to OFNAC end of July 2022 of all the national regulation. These regulations have now been published and enforced. We are now fully engaged in the next phases with the drafting of all oversight manuals, the training of […]

Airspace World 2023

Do you know «Airspace World»? It is the new «World ATM Congress» in Geneva instead of Madrid. Big change! We took the option very early with DSNA and ENAC to participate to this event. Like in Madrid, we were sharing the same booth fully newly redesigned for the occasion. Then, what to say about this […]

2022 has been a year of challenges and new horizons for Air Transport Data!

Three years after the integration of our databases to France Aviation Civile Services, there is no time to rest on our achievements. The air transport world is an environment in full transformation in the light of recent events, and our services must evolve in line with its needs. With those facts in mind, our database […]

The word of the director

What to wish you and us on this new beginning year 2023? That we return to a peaceful situation, that the economic situation be favourable or that the aviation sector is strengthening in a sustainable way? Maybe all at once!! The year 2022 was marked by the advent of a major war in Europe and […]