"The close collaboration between ENAIRE and the Mossos d'Escuadra is essential to ensure airspace safety"
The Mossos d'Escuadra (Catalonia's regional police force) have recognised their partnership with ENAIRE's professionals to ensure airspace safety.
This recognition of ENAIRE's professionals materialised with the presentation of the Bronze Medal with Blue Band to Javier de Martí Vallés, an air traffic controller who works at the Barcelona Air Traffic Control Centre.
De Martí Vallés, head of the Coordination Department of ENAIRE's East Regional Office, received the award
De Martí Vallés, head of the Coordination Department of ENAIRE's East Regional Office, received the award "for the close daily collaboration between ENAIRE and the Mossos d'Escuadra any time the need arises to coordinate or manage the airspace."
The Spanish air navigation manager coordinates daily operations, such as drone and helicopter flights, with Catalonia's regional police to guarantee safety at all times, whether the flights involved are commercial or not.
The award is presented in recognition of the teamwork of all ENAIRE professionals and their fulfilment of their mission to serve the public and its citizens as a corporate entity of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda.
ENAIRE is the company of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda that manages air navigation in Spain. It renders aerodrome control services at 21 airports, including the busiest in terms of air traffic, plus en-route and approach control, from five control centres: Barcelona, Madrid, Gran Canaria, Palma and Seville. In addition, ENAIRE provides communications, navigation and surveillance services to 45 air control towers.
In 2019, ENAIRE handled 2.1 million flights to and from four continents (Europe, America, Asia and Africa), transporting 320 million passengers.
ENAIRE is the fourth most important European air navigation service provider, and, in a clear commitment to the Single Sky initiative, belongs to international partnerships such as SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) Joint Undertaking, SESAR Deployment Manager, A6 Alliance, iTEC, CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).