Minister Enrico Giovannini signed the decree for the approval of the agreements signed by the Ministry of Infrastructures and ENAV, relating to the implementation of projects included in the Pnrr, which must be implemented in two steps: the first by December 2023 and the second by March 2026.
The agreements provide for a non-repayable contribution of 110 million euros in favor of ENAV and three subsidiaries of the group: Techno Sky, active in flight assistance services, IDS AirNav, which develops latest generation software solutions for the management of aeronautical information , and D-Flight, active in remotely piloted aircraft (drones).
“With the signing of the agreements with the ENAV group, the most innovative projects of the PNRR in the strategic sector of air transport are implemented”, underlined Minister Giovannini, adding that digitization will also guarantee environmental sustainability.
«I am sure that the projects we will carry out will give immediate benefits to the sector both in terms of capacity and quality of service and of employment and economic growth – said the CEO of ENAV Paolo Simioni -. We continue our path of airspace innovation in a digital and sustainable key ».
The Pnrr projects that have received the green light and are grouped into two main strands: Digital Innovation and Green Infrastructure. In particular, the ENAV group will deal with the digitization of the airspace management system, also from the point of view of environmental sustainability, implementing projects relating to: development and connectivity of the management system of remotely piloted aircraft; digitization of aeronautical information; creation of cloud infrastructures and virtualization of operational infrastructures; definition of a new maintenance model; secure sharing of information.