Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services SMATSA Llc

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Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services SMATSA Llc

Performance in line with SES

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Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services SMATSA Llc

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SMATSA Llc

The primary and predominant business activity of SMATSA Llc is Air Navigation Service Provision.

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Air Traffic Control Officer Training

SMATSA Llc ANS Personnel Training Centre is the leading provider for ANS personnel training in South Eastern Europe.

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Minister, Mr. Momirović is visiting SMATSA

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What do we do?

Serbia And Montenegro Air Traffic Services Smatsa Llc core business is Air Navigation Services Provision, while additional services include training of air traffic control officers, ground radio navigation equipment (ZRNS) calibration, consulting services and aircraft maintenance.

Air Traffic Control

Air traffic management at SMATSA Llc is based on technology that follows current standards in the aviation industry, including implementation of the latest systems to ensure optimal airspace capacity and increase flight efficiency in its area of ​​competence.

Air traffic control officer training

SMATSA Llc ANS Personnel Training Centre is the leading provider for ANS personnel training in South-Eastern Europe. For more than 50 years, starting from 1964, ATCOs (Air Traffic Control Officers) as well as aviation personnel of other profiles and institutions have been trained in accordance with the certified, internationally recognized programs.

Technical services

In addition to aircraft maintenance consultancy services, SMATSA Llc provides airborne ground navigation calibration (ZRNS) services and flight procedures control for both its own and external users. The control and calibration of devices are carried out in accordance with the requirements and recommendations defined in ICAO Documents Annexes 10 and 14 and Doc 8071.

Serbia And Montenegro Air Traffic Services Smatsa Llc

Air Traffic Data

In the airspace under the jurisdiction of SMATSA llc, approximately 770,000 IFR flights were realized in 2022, representing an increase of 64% compared to 2021 (about a 2% increase compared to 2019, the last reference year before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic).
In 2022, Serbia and Montenegro, taken together, stand out as a few of the European countries where air traffic recovery was observed, indicating growth compared to the period before the Covid-19 pandemic.
The increase in the number of flights in the airspace under the jurisdiction of SMATSA LLC was influenced by the conflict in Ukraine, specifically the closure of Ukrainian airspace and parts of neighboring countries’ airspace to Ukraine. This led to the rerouting of traffic towards the region to which SMATSA LLC’s airspace belongs. In the summer season of 2022, a peak day was recorded with 3,400 IFR flights, and during the busiest peak hour of the season, 241 IFR flights were realized.
In 2023, the growth of air traffic continued both in Europe and the region. On the peak day, approximately 3,700 IFR flights were realized in the airspace under the jurisdiction of SMATSA llc, more than ever before, and for the first time ever, a month was noted when more than 100,000 IFR flights were serviced. By the end of the year, it is projected that around 890,000 IFR flights will be realized, representing an increase of about 16% compared to 2022.
Even in conditions of increased traffic volume, SMATSA LLC continues to provide services safely, regularly, and expeditiously to all participants in air traffic, considering environmental protection.

2024

2024 traffic increase

7.8%
2024

Number of IFR flights in 2024

208,905
2024

Peak day in 2024

2,776
2023

Number of IFR flights in 2023

890,914
2023

2023 traffic increase

15.76%
2023

Peak day in 2023

3,694

Info Center SMATSA Llc

04April

CPDLC – Controller Pilot Data Link Communications

Starting February 22nd 2024, SMATSA joined family of…

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04April

New TopSky – ATC Controller’s tools

Since December 2023 SMATSA llc has started using…

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28June

Expansion of Cross-border Free Route Airspace

On June 8th Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic…

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07March

COOPANS team

COOPANS harmonization team representatives, from five of the…

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03December

Albcontrol and M-NAV join the SECSI Free Route Area programme

Albcontrol (Albania) and M-NAV (Republic of North Macedonia)…

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08November

Meeting of Predrag Jovanović, SMATSA CEO and Fahrudin Hamidi, M-NAV CEO

On 4th November 2021, at Air Traffic Control…

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21October

Minister, Mr. Momirović is visiting Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services

Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure’s Minister, Mr.…

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09February

New Class Enrolment at SAA, Vrsac

      Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic…

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29January

New Class Enrolment at SAA, Vrsac

  SMATSA llc SMATSA Aviation Academy announces: N…

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24December

Annex to Air Traffic Control Centre Beograd Building with Beograd TWR

Today, in the building of the Republic of…

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