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Samantha Sharif - Articles and news items

Progressing the industry

Issue 3 2012  •  6 June 2012  •  Mark Glover, Commissioning Editor, International Airport Review

Following the resignation of CANSO’s former Director General Graham Lake, Samantha Sharif, CANSO’s Director of Industry Affairs has stepped in as Interim Director General. Mark Glover from International Airport Review spoke with Samantha about this new role, the supposed decrease in Air Traffic Controllers and the much lauded Waypoint 2013 Strategy.Mark Glover: How important is it to maintain a strong relationship with the Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs)?Samantha Sharif: Maintaining strong relation - ships is important in any business, but for a trade association like CANSO it is absolutely essential. Building and maintaining strong relationships is core to everything that we do. It is one of the fundamental principles on which we operate.When CANSO was founded in 1996 we brought together only a handful of ANSP CEOs. Today CANSO brings together more than 140 (ANSPs) and industry suppliers from all over the world, with members in every region. This is largely thanks to the nature of CANSO as a politically neutral platform for sharing knowledge and expertise, but also its spirit of working together to develop common solutions to common challenges.

President of the Maldives urges air traffic efficiency improvements for the sustainable growth of aviation

Airport news  •  3 May 2012  •  CANSO

President Waheed has urged air traffic management efficiency improvements...


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