Issue 1, 2020 | HOT AIR!

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First prize winners: Congratulations to our Helios colleagues on winning first prize in the international Egis Ideathon held in Paris in early February. Their winning pitch "Airport Digital Twin" convinced the judges and now they get to develop a proof of concept. Pictured left to right: Thomas Lacy, Remy Lagache, Rafi Riley and team leader Bhavin Lachani. Well done guys … and readers: watch this space!

Team news: The start of the year brings more good news with Gary Lloyd joining us as a Principal Consultant. Gary comes from the operational management consultancy Newton Europe, having previously spent 12 years with NATS as a systems engineering manager and ATM consultant in the UK, Spain and the Middle East. Gary has specialisms in ATM systems architecture, safety management, programme management and business performance optimisation. Gary will be joined by several analysts who are returning to Helios following successful internships last summer, as well as some new faces. The first of these is Simona Bolcekova (Zilina). Welcome to you all!


EUROCAE Cyber Standards and Aviation Software Standards Training Dates 2020 – we are delighted to continue to be EUROCAE's partner of choice for development and delivery of training courses on both Cyber Security Standards in Aviation and Aviation Software Standards (applied to ATM). To find out more about these two-day courses taking place in March, June, September and December 2020 visit the EUROCAE website:

World ATM Congress - It's that time of year again! The chance to meet up with customers and colleagues old and new in Madrid for World ATM Congress (WAC) taking place 10-12 March. This year we are one of the stops on the SESAR walking tours, where Philip Church will be presenting highlights of the award-winning GAINS project; and on Wednesday 11th March you can listen to our CEO Claire Davies sharing highlights from our White Paper WANTED: Airspace Guardian of the Future in the Tower Theatre at 10:20. If you are planning to attend, please do come and say hello to us on Stand #351.

Hot on the heels of WAC comes Passenger Terminal Expo in Paris and you'll find Egis exhibiting there on stand Z1.1065 as well as featuring in Wednesday's conference programme. Do come along and say hello if you are visiting either event!

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