in Flight Services & Support

Egyptian minister gets the Met

Posted 26 August 2013 · Add Comment

Abdel Aziz Fadel Egypt's Minister of Civil Aviation conducted a tour of the country's Meteorology Authority today. The visit was to follow up on existing and ongoing projects to confirm easy flow of work, and to identify the time plan for the completion of these projects.


During the visit, Fadel was also keen to check over the Equipment Calibration Regional Center and the Training Regional Center, which is approved by the World Meteorological Organization; and equipped with a hall for lectures and training to Egyptians and foreign envoys from Africa and the Middle East.

The new facility - fitted with translation booths can cater for up to 150 delegates..
Fadel also inspected the new garage at the headquarters of the Meteorology Authority and the main Computer Center, which is one of the three approved centers in Africa, its main responsibility is to collect data and send it internationally to two stations located in Russia and Vienna, it is considered as the latest communication syatem worldwide.
The Minister also visited the main Center for Analysis and Forecasts, which consists of two halls for weather analysis, responsible for issuing the weather forecast bulletin and weather forecasting for four days, using remote sensing techniques.
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Exhilarating aerial race heads to Africa

The world’s only long distance paramotor race, the Icarus Trophy, will visit Africa for the first time.

Bombardier reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Bombardier has released its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, highlighting solid financial and operational performance across the company.

Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Airbus SE has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee.

Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9. This Super Hercules is an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations aircraft that is assigned to the U.S. Air Force’s Special

Flydubai adds Kinshasa to its African network

Flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 15 April.

Air Peace takes delivery of its second Embraer 145

Air Peace has taken delivery of its second Embraer 145 jet in a bid to end the travel difficulties of the nations’s unserved and underserved cities, reports The Afritraveller.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418Global Aerospace BT010518