Dubai Air Navigation Services Announces Cooperation Agreement with MITRE

August 9, 2015

Dubai Air Navigation Services, DANS, and the MITRE Corporation have signed an international cooperation agreement that aims to create a Dubai-based aviation innovation centre, 'The Centre of Excellence', which aims to transform the Emirate of Dubai into the world’s leading innovation hub by providing comprehensive benefits to the economy and the aviation sector in the UAE and the Middle East region.

Commenting on the news, Mohammed A. Ahli, the CEO of DANS and Director-General of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said, "The establishment of the Centre of Excellence for the aviation sector in the UAE will encourage further regional cooperation between neighboring countries and will yield positive impact on the economy as it will reduce research and development costs for the organisations. We are collaborating with MITRE, our technical partner for this project, as we believe that Dubai Air Navigation Services will benefit immensely from its knowledge which it has been establishing in leading economies such as the US, Singapore, and India."

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