air navigation service providers consortium
B4 is a consortium of four partners: PANSA (Poland), ANS CR (Czech Republic), LPS SR (Slovak Republic) and Valstybes imone „Oro navigacija” (Lithuania), representing medium and small-sized European Air Navigation Service Providers.
B4 Consortium’ Members represents two Europe FABs: Baltic FAB and FAB CE, as well as they are active members of GATE ONE (joining 11 ANSPs), a regional platform of Central and Eastern European ANSPs.
B4 Consortium Members provide en-route air traffic management from 4 Area Control Centres, situated in Warszawa, Prague, Bratislava and Vilnius, which handle together around 2,1 million annual IFR movements. B4 Members provide air traffic control service at 27 international airports together in central and Eastern part of Europe. Activities of Consortium’ Members also comprise aviation training, CNS service’s provision, aeronautical publications and aeronautical information services.
The key contribution of B4 Consortium to SES initiative is the vast expertise in air navigation services’ domains, experience in executiing several high complexity ATM projects and well equipped facilities. Beside the above, B4 Consortium brings the expertise and experience of its Linked Third Parties, ranging from scientific research, concept developments, up to product prototyping and manufacturing.