Egis Aviation Consultancy, Engineering and Operations
With over 13,000 employees and a turnover of $1bn, Egis is an international group providing consultancy engineering, project structuring and operations support across many sectors. Egis is ranked #7 global firm by Engineering News Record within the transportation sector.
In aviation, Egis delivers multi-disciplinary services to Air Traffic Management (ATM), institutions, airports and aircraft stakeholders.
Egis employs many aviation experts with different skills and experience, including internationally recognised economists, operational experts, safety and security professionals, systems engineers and technology specialists. Our team is multinational with offices in Europe (France, UK, and Slovakia), Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America.
Airport consulting and engineering
Egis provides extended services to airport operators to help them achieve major growth and make long-term planning decisions that safeguard their operational efficiency. Services include strategic studies, feasibility studies, financial advisory, consultancy on PPP, economic matters, regulatory assistance, and airport city development (creation of non-aviation activities such as commercial, industrial and leisure areas around airports).
With regards to infrastructure, Egis’ services cover the greater lifecycle of the project, including airport development studies (master planning, capacity studies, noise zoning and air quality), infrastructure and construction engineering (both landside and airside), operational and technical studies (design of airside area, terminal and equipment), works supervision; audits and certification process management for airport safety (SMS).
Egis also provides terminal and landside solutions such as construction engineering for airport buildings (passenger / cargo terminals, ATC towers), terminal systems (BHS, CUPPS, PBB), engineering services for utilities management including water and energy, landside facilities (parking / green areas, taxi lanes) and landscaping, airport surface access (road / rail, intermodal facilities) and land usage.
Egis has direct experience of operating airports as shareholder and partner involved in the management of 17 international airports. Activities include investment, operation, and maintenance and business development at airports.
Air traffic management consulting and engineering
Egis provides a unique and integrated expertise in air traffic management that focuses on helping ATM stakeholders enhance their operational performance, optimise their decision-making process and define the best suitable development strategy that takes into account safety, economic and environmental factors.
Egis’ capabilities encompass strategy and business support (master planning, traffic forecasting, regulatory planning and procurement, airspace design), systems engineering and project deployment and management.
These services are supported by a cross-disciplinary expertise, which covers safety and human factors issues.
Egis also has a recognised expertise in space-based navigation and applications, including GNSS ranging from strategic advice to technical support on institutional, operational and industry needs.
Egis assists aviation administrations and authorities in developing a strategy and in assessing their capability to manage and perform safety oversight activities. The company’s services include assistance to institutional reorganisation, regulatory support, capacity building, airworthiness, sector policy and air transport strategy.
Egis provides solutions for aircraft and airline operations. This includes consulting services to airlines such as marketing studies, route development, and regulatory compliance.
Egis also supplies advanced engineering solutions to airspace users through avionics system engineering (safety nets, separation and surveillance applications) and human factors engineering for aircraft manufacturers and equipment suppliers (support to HF design and certification of aircraft).
Products and Services
Airborne Concept and Egis are Developing a Solution that Enables Visualisation of Certain Drones on Air Traffic Control Radar Screens
Visualisation of a mini-drone on the screens of the air traffic control system of the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) is an unprecedented event. This technological advance is the result of a team work between the Airborne Concept company and the Egis Group, based on the development of an automatic dependent surveillance - broadcast (ADS-B) transceiver mounted on a mini-drone.Read more
One month ahead of the next Arab League Summit, the Mauritanian Authorities have officially commissioned the new Oumtounsy international airport in Nouakchott on the 23 June. Egis has provided continued and comprehensive support over the project, hence illustrating the multifaceted expertise of the Group in the airport sector, beyond engineering activities.Read more
Egis and Projacs are Providing Key Assistance in Developing Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia
One year ago the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced it had chosen Abha International Airport to become a hub serving the southern region of Saudi Arabia in an aim to contribute to strengthening economic activities. For this project Egis and its subsidiary Projacs are bringing their know-how in airport engineering around different areas of expertise.Read more
Egis and ICAD have signed a strategic partnership at the end of 2014 with the objective of jointly developing commercial business in the Middle East and North Africa.Read more
King Khaled International Airport is currently undergoing a large development and expansion programme that aims at increasing capacity in a near future.Read more
Egis has been contracted by the French Air Navigation Service Provider (DSNA) to provide support on major projects conducted by DSNA's departments in charge of the definition of ATM system requirements & architecture (ESA) as well as their integration, validation and deployment (IVD).Read more
Egis is leading a consortium gathering Pildo Labs, CGX AERO and DSNA that will provide support on the definition and implementation of curved procedures for rotorcraft operations. These curved paths require high-precision guidance and enable rotorcraft to avoid noise sensitive urban areas.Read more
On 19 July 2013, the Flemish Government officially named Egis as the winner of two public service concession tenders for the operations of Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges airports, for a 25-year term.Read more
ATALIS is one of the first Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) systems to be ready for the ICAO NEW Flight Plan format for airlines (PANS/ATM amendment taking force mid November 2012).Read more
On 6 June 2012, Egis finalised its acquisition of the Brazilian firm Aeroservice, specialising in airport consultancy and engineering. After Vega (specialist in freight rail engineering), in 2011, this new acquisition will strengthen Egis' position in the Brazilian market.Read more
Egis Continues to Provide Support to Promote Safety, Security and Environment of Civil Aviation in the Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA)
The Transport Corridor Europe Central Asia (TRACECA) programme was initiated in 1993 by the European Commission with an aim to stimulate cooperation among participants' countries and to promote their integration into the global economy.Read more
Egis conducts feasibility studies for the expansion of terminals T1 and T3 at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (Aéroports de Lyon).Read more
Egis Avia, one of the premier European companies fully dedicated to air transport and Airport Consulting Vienna, an international airport consulting company are entering into partnership through a cooperation agreement. Both companies have a strong heritage in the airport field. Egis AvRead more
Egis has been contracted by the Belgian air navigation service provider (ANSP) Belgocontrol on behalf of its FABEC partners to provide safety expertise within the frame of the creation of functional airspace block Europe Central (FABEC). The FABEC project is building a functional airspRead more
RTCA has voted once again to honour the surveillance, separation and safety division of Egis Avia, and particularly the work done by Eric Vallauri, one of the company's ATM Experts. RTCA recognises the contributions to DO-319, safety, performance and interoperability requirements documeRead more
ATC Global 2011 will be starting in a few weeks time and we would like to offer you the opportunity to meet us on stand #H103 (Hall 11) during the 3-day exhibition, which takes place in Amsterdam on 8-10 March. We will be happy to introduce our large portfolio of services and productsRead more
The European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) was created in 2001 by representatives of Europe's key air navigation service providers. Through a European Commission (EC) contract, the organisation is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the system and the provision of satellite navRead more
The Eurocontrol Cascade programme is aimed at planning and co-ordinating the European implementation of automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B). This technique relies on aircrafts that automatically broadcast their identity, position and other aircraft information to enhance flight safRead more
Egis has been selected by the French Defence (DGA) to deploy simulation and training systems for navy air traffic controllers (referred to as SECAM project). Attributed in January 2010 to the consortium formed by Egis Avia (as team leader), OKTAL and INEO, the fixed part of the initial contract wRead more
The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) mapped out an airport development plan (ADP) for Valerio Catullo Airport in Verona. It has become the second North-East hub in Italy in terms of traffic, passengers (3.4million in 2008) and cargo. In order to foster an expansion mainly fuelled by low-coRead more
GNSS operations from the en-route to the approach and landing are going to be widely implemented over Europe in the coming years. Taking into account upcoming high solar activity, there is a need for EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, to study ionosphere effeRead more
As the new specific terminal designed to accommodate delegates of the 16th Conference on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG16) has been successfully completed, Egis is now conducting a new project at Oran Es-Senia Airport in Algeria. The contract awarded by Etablissement de Gestion des ServiceRead more
Today, regulation and flight planning activities do not take environmental aspects, particularly emission issues, into account at Central Flow Management Unit (CFMU) level. At a European scale, the CFMU is the organisation in charge of providing air traffic flow and capacity management (ATFCM) seRead more
Elaborating and implementing eco-friendly initiatives and research programmes has never been so high on the agenda of the aviation industry stakeholders as it is now. Working towards greener skies, the European Commission, together with the aviation industry, has created the CleanSky Joint UndertRead more
Simulations are increasingly requested by en route and approach control facilities in order to test and validate new air traffic concepts. The development of new concepts such as free-route and ASAS-spacing necessarily include experimental phases on a simulator before they are put into operaRead more
The Congolese government and Egis have signed a concession contract for the development, operation and maintenance of Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire and Ollombo International Airports. Egis Avia, through its subsidiary SEGAP, jointly held by the Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce, and EgRead more
Egis Avia will exhibit at the next ATC Global event taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 09-11 March 2010. The ATC Global Conference will be celebrating its 20th year, while Egis Avia celebrated its 40th in 2009. ATC Global is thRead more
The company in charge of Beauvais Airport's management and operations has initiated a €68m investment plan. In this framework, a €14m project is dedicated to the upgrade of the precision approach to category III in order to enhance safety and reduce flight delays at the airport.Read more
Egis Avia signed a contract on 25 March for the construction of a temporary air terminal in Es Senia Airport in Oran, Algeria. The Sonatrach/Activite Aval Group, the largest Algerian oil company, contracted Egis Avia for the design and build of a temporary terminal in Oran’s Es Senia AiRead more
Egis Avia Provides Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) and Airport Flight Data Processing Systems to 35 French Airports
Egis Avia has been contracted by the French air navigation services department (DSNA) to provide a turnkey solution managing aeronautical information for 30 medium-traffic airports in France and five airports in overseas departments and territories (such as Cayenne, French Guyana, and Fort de FraRead more
The French Ministry of Transportation and Civil Aviation has entrusted Egis Avia with the study of the required work for a standardisation and expansion of Bangui M'Poko airport in the Central African Republic. Bangui M’Poko airport opened in 1967 and is no longer compliant with internaRead more
Egis Avia has been commissioned by Eurocontrol for the study of the regulatory system, issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Single European Sky system. Egis Avia carries out a study on the regulatory standards issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regardiRead more
ACAS II, the airborne collision avoidance system, is designed to reduce the risk of mid-air collision for carriages of fixed-wing aircrafts with a maximum takeoff mass exceeding 5,700kg, or those authorised to carry more than 19 passengers. However, it is important to consider whether safety beneRead more
The French Air Navigation Service Department (DSNA) and Egis Avia Extend Their Cooperation through Arrival and Departure Management Solutions
The French Air Navigation Service Department (DSNA) and Egis Avia signed a convention on January 2 2008 to endeavour to implement the MAESTRO solution which manages arrival (AMAN) and departure flights (DMAN). This convention rationalizes, optimizes and reinforces the development of a cRead more
Egis Avia associated with Atos Origin has been selected by the French Air Navigation Services Department (DSNA) to carry out the engineering studies of en-route, approach and airport air traffic management systems. These engineering activities are conducted in an ever-changing context dRead more
Well-known for its demonstrated competence in all civil aviation fields, Sofreavia has exported its expertise all over the world for nearly 40 years. By integrating the EGIS group, one of the world's leading companies in multi-modal transport and infrastructure engineering, SofreaviaRead more
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