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NATS delivers world-first in virtual control towers

29 September 2009 | By Des McKeon, Commercial Director, NATS Services Ltd

NATS has achieved a breakthrough in airport control contingency by putting into service the world's first full safety certified back-up virtual operations room. The Virtual Contingency Facility (VCF) was developed following discussions with BAA and the airlines, who wanted to improve Heathrow's resilience.