ATM Awards 2022 Winners Announced!


The winners of the Air Traffic Management (ATM) Awards 2022 were announced yesterday (8 March) at Airspace World. Recognising the achievements of individuals and organisations in the aviation industry, this year’s competition was tough, as nominations were numerous and of exceptional value.

“We’re thrilled to see such a high standard of entries for this year’s ATM Awards. The competition continues to showcase the innovative solutions and technologies being developed across the industry, and we look forward to seeing what the future holds.” said Claudia Bacco, Air Traffic Management Magazine.

“CANSO is proud to be hosting these awards in collaboration with ATM Magazine. It is in moments like this that we can appreciate and celebrate the outstanding level of pioneering work that our industry is doing.”- Simon Hocquard, CANSO Director – General.

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and runners-up for their outstanding contributions to the industry.

Here are the winners in each category:

Overall Excellence

Frequentis: Avinor/Frequentis Datasharing for air ambulance and drone operators

Airspace Management

Winner: EUROCONTROL Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC): Operational introduction of ATC B2 ADS-C in MUAC operations

Runner-up: SANS – Saudi Arabia Air Navigation Services: Dual Flip Business Continuity Area Control Centres managing Saudi airspace 


Winner: ACDLS Governance (ATS Common Datalink Services)

Runner-up: US Air Force Flight Standards Agency: Global Engagement Directorate

Shaping Our Future Skies

Winner: Skypuzzler: Automated Tactical Deconfliction of drones

Runner-up: NATS: Master Control Room for New Airspace Users


Winner: DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, Deutsche Lufthansa, Airbus: World’s first satellite-based precision landings with increased glideslope under low visibility conditions

Runner-up: NATS, Nav Canada, Leidos, Think: Intelligent Approach – Transformative arrival spacing tool delivered by transatlantic collaboration during a global pandemic


Winner: Leidos: FAA Terminal Flight Data Manager (TFDM)

Runner-up: Avinor & Frequentis: Continuous Descent Operations at Oslo airport, enabled by Point Merge and Arrival Management