The Laminar Data Platform from Snowflake Software is being deployed to manage flight data for the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) Gateway at the Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Due to enter service with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority in 2018, the SWIM Gateway will receive, validate, and publish flight planning and strategic tactical flow management data to support information exchange among all stakeholders in the region.
The Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre controls 11 sectors compared with six when it opened in June 2009, reflecting the fast pace of air traffic growth in the UAE. The SWIM Gateway will reinforce the status of the centre as the hub for air traffic services messages into the UAE, by ensuring a single version of any flight information.
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