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Metron Aviation President Monte Belger Award ed Glen A. Gilbert Award

Metron Aviation President Monte Belger Awarded Glen A. Gilbert Award

Metron Aviation Leadership is Guiding the Future of Air Traffic Management

Washington, DC, September 29, 2014 – Metron Aviation President Monte Belger will be awarded the Glen A. Gilbert Award at the Air Traffic Control Association’s (ATCA) 59th Annual Conference and Exhibition which will take place this week in National Harbor, MD. The award honors an individual’s lifelong achievements in the field of aviation in memory of one of the “Fathers of Air Traffic Control.” Belger, one of the foremost authorities on air traffic management (ATM), joined Metron Aviation in 2011 following a 30-year career with the Federal Aviation Administration. There, he served as acting administrator and acting deputy administrator. In his current role, Belger oversees all aspects of Metron Aviation’s day-to-day business.

“Belger is a statesman whose knowledge and expertise is guiding Metron Aviation from its startup foundation to a leading organization at the forefront of air traffic management innovation,” says Buzz Campo, Metron Aviation’s Senior Vice President of Advanced Research & Development and General Manager, who leads the public sector business unit. Campo and the rest of the leadership team will be present throughout the conference and welcome attendees to booth 109 to learn more about Metron Aviation, Inc., its leadership team and its vision for the future of the industry. Metron Aviation is part of Airbus Prosky, Airbus’ air traffic management subsidiary.

In addition to Belger and Campo, attendees will have the opportunity to meet the rest of the Metron Aviation leadership team at ATCA. This includes Alan Bloodgood, Senior Vice President of Commercial Product and Services, who leads the private sector business; Carol Huegel, Senior Vice President of Business Development; Rick Ducharme, Executive Vice President of ATM Industry Affairs and Paul-Franck Bijou, chief executive officer of Airbus ProSky.

“It is a privilege to work with such a talented and knowledgeable team,” said Bijou, who recently relocated to Metron Aviation’s Dulles, Virginia offices and oversees the Group’s activities worldwide. He said, “Belger is well-deserving of this recognition. Through example, he shows our team what it means to be a dedicated and passionate leader who is continuously striving to provide the industry with efficient, sustainable and innovative solutions. We are extremely proud of his accomplishment and look forward to celebrating with everyone at ATCA.”

About Metron Aviation

Founded in 1995, Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus Americas and part of Airbus ProSky, pioneered the advancement of Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM), working with the FAA to develop the industry's first Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) platform for optimizing system-wide traffic flow. Metron Aviation provides concept engineering, advanced research, software development, traffic flow management, surface operations management, airspace design and environmental analysis solutions to the global aviation industry. Metron Aviation fuses advanced science and mathematics with unparalleled subject-matter expertise to turn groundbreaking Air Traffic Management (ATM) research concepts into next-generation operational capabilities. Metron Harmony, Metron Aviation's commercial product, provides integrated ATFM and CDM capabilities for the world's leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), airlines and airports. Metron Aviation customers include the FAA, NAV CANADA, NASA, ATNS, FedEx, Air Canada, Memphis International Airport, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Airservices Australia and many more.

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