Miami2020 Sponsor Profile

AVTECH - The modern weather uplink solution, delivered to the cockpit via acars or wifi. Based on a unique Met Office (UK) 10KM global aviation weather model.
AVTECH brings unique weather solutions to the aviation community, giving airline customers a possibility to improve efficiency, safety and comfort.

  • AVENTUS – Increased flight efficiency and automation real-time through optimized FMC wind and temperature input.
  • SIGMA – Improved cockpit decision support through uplinking of weather hazard information (High-res turbulence, SIGMETS, station weather etc.) real-time in a pilot friendly format.
  • proFLIGHT – EFB tablet app providing pilots with AVTECHs unique weather briefing information in a visual and easily readable format, before or during the flight. 

AVTECH’s services are simple for airlines to deploy, requiring no effort from an airlines it department.

AVTECH develops products and services for the global aviation industry; e.g. airlines, airports, aviation authorities, technology companies and airline manufacturers. By using AVTECH’s products and services, each individual flight as well as the entire airline operation can be optimized in terms of cost, noise and emission, efficiency, punctuality and safety.

As a world leader in providing weather and climate services, we employ more than 1,700 at 60 locations throughout the world. We are a Trading Fund within the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), operating on a commercial basis under set targets. We are recognised as one of the world's most accurate forecasters, using more than 10 million weather observations a day, an advanced atmospheric model and a high performance supercomputer to create 3,000 tailored forecasts and briefings a day. These are delivered to a huge range of customers from the Government, to businesses, the general public, armed forces, and other organisations.

The Met Office advise all sectors of the aviation industry - airlines, airports, air traffic control and management, ground handling, airport construction and maintenance - to help the aviation industry increase safety and achieve operational efficiencies and cost savings. We are one of only two centres in the world with the responsibility for the provision of global World Area Forecast Services (WAFS) and are also one of nine global Volcanic Ash Advisory Centres (VAACs). To provide world- leading global forecast accuracy, we are driven by scientific excellence coupled with strong technological development and 24/7 operational infrastructure.