OUR ATM & AIRPORT SERVICES
CAN YOUR OPERATIONAL DATA DRIVE BETTER DECISION MAKING?
In today’s digital ATM environment one of the most useful tools in understanding your ATM Operations is Analytics. Analytics is the analysis of large quantities of operational data, combining the traditional discipline of Operations Research and modern computing power and capabilities. Through the use of advanced analytical methods Think can help airport and ATM stakeholders make better decisions. Read more
ARE YOU REPLACING YOUR OPERATIONAL SYSTEM?
The thought of replacing an ATM system, either in part or in full, can be daunting. A wide range of different aspects needs to be considered, such as: requirements generation; purchasing; tailoring; validation; verification; and training. Think Research helps guide ANSPs through this process, making sure at all times that the right jobs are being done at the right time to achieve a safe, acceptable, on-time and on-budget implementation. Read more
COULD YOU BENEFIT FROM EMPLOYING SIMULATION ACTIVITIES?
Simulation is a capability at the core of our services. We use it to test ideas, generate evidence of system performance and gain user feedback. From assessing airports capacity to the evaluation of new concepts, systems or operators, simulation allows you to test different scenarios in a realistic way without using your actual platform or compromising operational safety. It helps in the resolution of key business decisions at an early stage. Read more
NEED HELP UNDERSTANDING WHICH AIRFIELD/ATM INVESTMENTS WILL REALLY BE BENEFICIAL?
There are many competing investments that airport and airport ANS provider can make, but which should be the priority and which are going to add the most to capacity, safety and the bottom line? Think Research can help simplify the complex. From our detailed understanding of concepts and technologies, to our ability to rigorously assess operational benefits together with a robust approach to investment appraisal we can help you to understand where to focus your investments to provide the best overall return. Read more
CAN YOUR STAFF OPERATE EFFECTIVELY FOLLOWING A CHANGE?
A change process, whether to bring in new technology, adopt new procedures, or change your organisational structure; is a considerable investment. A core factor in the successful return on that investment is the way in which the solution is integrated with the human aspect of the system. Consideration of Human Factors is essential in delivering the expected benefits of your transformation. Read more
STRUGGLING TO DECIDE HOW TO PLAN AND PROCURE AN AIRSPACE CHANGE?
Delivering successful airspace change is one of the biggest challenges currently facing airports and ANS providers but is essential to improve environmental performance and meet developing operational needs. Our team can help you to maximise the likelihood of a successful airspace change from initial concept all of the way through to transition into service. Read more
DO YOU NEED TO SHOW YOUR REGULATOR THAT A NEW TECHNOLOGY IS SAFE?
As airports and ANSPs are increasingly seeking to implement new technologies and operational concepts, demonstrating safety over multi-stakeholder and multi-SMSs operations poses a challenge. Think can help you navigate the path to regulatory approval by applying a thorough, yet tailored, risk-based assessment. This approach will help you to understand the safety of your operation throughout the whole development cycle leading to a change; ensure compliance with regulations and standards; and produce required safety cases or support development of a safety management system (SMS). Read more
WHY IS VALIDATION IMPORTANT?
If an organisation is investing in change to their ATM system, it is important to be assured that the changes will deliver the benefits for which they have been designed – otherwise a lot of time, money and effort will have been wasted. Applying a recognised and respected validation methodology will help you ensure that the new system or concept you are developing is fit-for-purpose. Read more
LOOKING TO ENHANCE THROUGHPUT AND BOOST AIRPORT CAPACITY?
From airspace capacity, runway capacity and ATM performance through to terminal capacity and operation there are various aspects of airport and ATM performance that can be optimised to help airports grow and improve their passenger experience. Our team has worked at some of the world’s busiest and most highly utilised airports and helped them to develop new solutions to enable further growth. Find out why Think Research are the pre-eminent airport and ATM capacity specialists. Read more
HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE GETTING VALUE FOR MONEY?
Successfully buying and implementing airfield and ATM systems can be a challenge. Suppliers offer a plethora of solutions and services but how do you know which is best for your needs, financially and operationally?
We work with airports and airport ANS providers to establish clear requirements to feed a procurement process. We can run or provide support through the entirety of the procurement process and can help ensure that the ultimate solution is truly fit for purpose before operations commence. Read more
ADDRESSING ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURES TO ENABLE GROWTH
As the environmental impacts of aviation become increasingly visible the need for the industry to get to grip with the challenges presented has become imperative. Any airport, airline or ANSP seeking to grow flights need to head off local concerns of noise and air quality whilst simultaneously addressing the global impact of carbon emissions. We can help airports to seek creative approaches to improve the local noise environment and ANSPs to improve their carbon performance. Read more