In a break with tradition that could signal a ramping up of competition between European air navigation service providers (ANSPs), London Gatwick Airport has awarded a 10-year contract for the provision of tower services at the airport to German ANSP Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS). To provide the services, DFS subsidiary The Tower Company (TTC) will set up a new UK company, with operations due to begin Oct. 1, 2015, following a transition period from current services provider NATS. Full terms ...

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