17 January 2018
|After series of delays, the long awaited Communications, Navigation, Surveillance / Air Traffic Management(CNS-ATM) comes online after series of testing Monday. |
It was inaugurated yesterday afternoon by President Rodrigo Duterte culminating completion of CNS/ATM Systems Development Project Phase II at the Philippine Air Traffic Management Center (PATMC) in Pasay City on January 16, 2018.
The project awarded in 2010 was funded through the Official Development Assistance (ODA) of the Japan International Cooperation Agency. The CNS/ATM is a computer-based flight data-processing system that allows aircraft operators to meet their scheduled departures and arrivals.
With this technology, the country would be able to monitor and evaluate 80% of the Manila Flight Information Region as assigned by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO