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About the Air Navigation Division

Serving more than 50 customers in over 20 countries, IDS Air Navigation Division is recognised as a leading solution and service provider in the Air Navigation market.

Since 1992, IDS has been working globally with both civil and military aviation agencies and air navigation service providers to address their needs in the aeronautical fields of communication, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management. IDS provides COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) solutions and highly customizable commercial software products aimed at supporting the transition from Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) to Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) in full compliancy with the ICAO and Eurocontrol mandates for data quality and ready for future challenges in data interoperability domains.

The Air Navigation services department addresses both civil and military customers in particular civil and military aviation agencies, air navigation service providers, government and private entities that manage air traffic, by providing tailor-made services and solutions developed in close partnership with customers themselves.

Headquartered in Rome, IDS Air Navigation Division has a considerable staff base dedicated exclusively to Air Navigation services and solutions.

Over 150 employees of which 60% are qualified in Aeronautical, Telecommunications, Electronics, Information Technology and Aerospace Engineering. As engineering is at the heart of the IDS methodology, the IDS Air Navigation division has a dedicated Engineering Department supported by research and development laboratories that boast some of the world’s leading experts in electromagnetic simulation, allowing the company to tackle problem solving through innovation and technical excellence and launch highly advanced solutions on the market. To concretely answer customers’ needs and requirements the Air Navigation Sales & Marketing team and the Service Department have built a global presence by establishing an international network of sales & support representatives. Individual client projects require considerable resources and large investments as well as lasting many years therefore clients are supported by skilled IDS Project Managers with over 20 years’ experience in the sector.