Preview: Brussels Airport becomes 50% shareholder in SkeyDrone, the drone innovation company launched by skeyes in 2020

Brussels Airport becomes 50% shareholder in SkeyDrone, the drone innovation company launched by skeyes in 2020

Brussels Airport Company and skeyes signed today an agreement whereby Brussels Airport will become a 50% shareholder in SkeyDrone, a subsidiary of skeyes. SkeyDrone offers a range of services that enable safe and efficient drone operations. With this acquisition, Brussels Airport intends to play an active role in the drone technology developments and in the provision of drone services to various industries in Belgium and abroad.

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All civil and military air traffic controllers to use the same system to manage Belgian airspace

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Brussels Airport and skeyes test use of drones for bird control during normal operations

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skeyes is partnering with Saab for installation of digital towers

skeyes uses CNS drone developed by Skyguide

skeyes uses CNS drone developed by Skyguide

skeyes evaluates application of new drone legislation

skeyes evaluates application of new drone legislation

skeyes and SOWAER join forces to build the first digital tower centre in Belgium

skeyes and SOWAER join forces to build the first digital tower centre in Belgium

skeyes rolls out environmental initiatives at regional airports

skeyes rolls out environmental initiatives at regional airports

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skeyes and ANA-Lux together examine flight procedures

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Brussels Airport and skeyes test safety drone and drone detection system

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FABEC wins Research, Innovation and Environment 2020 ATM Award

FABEC wins Research, Innovation and Environment 2020 ATM Award

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About skeyes

skeyes ensures the safety and efficiency of air traffic in Belgium 24/7. The skeyes air traffic controllers manage over 3,000 aircraft every day, which makes up over a million flight movements per year. The autonomous public company is active at the heart of Europe, in one of the busiest and most complex sections of airspace of the continent. skeyes is active at Brussels Airport and at the airports of Antwerp, Charleroi, Kortrijk, Liège and Ostend. Thanks to its CANAC 2 control centre skeyes manages the flight movements above Belgium and a part of Luxembourg up to an altitude of 7,500 metres (*). The company relies on its nearly 900 experienced staff members who are at the service of their customers: airline companies, airports, the aviation sector and the authorities. skeyes also develops innovating services regarding drones and contributes to a sustainable future of the aviation sector, among other things with respect to the environment.

skeyes is a member of FABEC, a joint airspace block (Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland) with the aim of improving air navigation efficiency in the heart of Europe in the framework of the Single European Sky.

www.skeyes.be

(*) The upper airspace of the Benelux countries and North West Germany is managed jointly with the EUROCONTROL centre in Maastricht. 

skeyes
Tervuursesteenweg 303
1820 Steenokkerzeel
Belgium