The International Advisory Group Air Navigation Services, ANSA, was
founded in 1967, has its legal seat in Switzerland and maintains three
European offices in Switzerland, Hungary and Turkey. Its status under Swiss Law is
one of a professional non-profit association with a unique structure.
Its 35 members are from 22 countries and speak 12 different languages.
They reside in Switzerland, Germany, Tanzania, USA, Turkey, Cyprus,
Republic of China, Peoples Republic of China, Japan, South
Africa, Macedonia, Kenya, Luxembourg, Sudan, Qatar, Croatia, Albania, Russia, Czech Republic, Belgium, France and
All are experts in their related professional fields and offer their
services to airports, airlines, aviation organizations, ATM/ATC
organizations and industry companies around the world in their efforts
to enhance civil aviation operations and organizations and to modernize
ATC systems and their operation in the new century.
The founder and president of ANSA, Frank W Fischer of Germany, has had
over 40 years of experience in air traffic control operations, planning
and design, ATM project management and control. He started his
professional career as an air traffic controller in 1957 with the former
German Federal Administration for Air Navigation Services. He has
acquired all types of ATC licenses of Germany, USAF and the US FAA and
served as a practicing upper airspace civil and military radar
controller, system planner and evaluator for over 27 years in Germany.
He acted as technical director of company FSB GmbH (Air Traffic Control
& Management Advisors) in a variety of projects, both in Germany and
abroad for 26 years.
ANSA has assembled a team of professionals who are ready and able to
support ATM organizations, national and international civil & military
aviation authorities, ATC system manufacturers and airports in their
efforts to establish, standardize, harmonize and enhance air traffic
operations and services to ICAO, ECAC and EUROCONTROL standards.
This brief description of ANSA´s capabilities and performed projects
will show the advantages an air traffic services provider or industry
company will gain by allowing ANSA to support their modernization and
harmonization programs, studies and projects.
ANSA‘s team consists of internationally experienced experts in the air
traffic management /air navigation / air traffic control fields, most of
them having risen to executive positions in their organizations and
having the ability to perform to the high standards required by the
situation at hand.
The primary characteristics of these professionals which will ensure an
outstanding performance are:
* They all have the ability to perform the necessary analyses at all
levels being able to draw upon the extensive experience gained during
* They all have the ability to work in multi-national teams and speak
two or more languages, with their primary foreign language being
* ANSA‘s 35 members in 22 countries with more than a quarter century of
contacts and cooperation makes them familiar with other individuals‘
mentalities and peculiarities.
* Many of them are still exercising their professions and have between
twenty and forty + years of experience.
ANSA and AIRADIO
on the Aircraft Accident of 1 / 2 July 2002
(Mid-air Collision of Flights DHX611 (DHL) + BTC2937 (BAL)
at Überlingen (Lake Constance) Germany
24 January 2004