Metron Aviation

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Metron Aviation
Subsidiary
IndustryAir Traffic Management
Founded1995
HeadquartersDulles, VA
Key people
Dan ODonnell, President and CEO
ProductsMetron Harmony
Number of employees
Decrease 100
ParentAirbus
Websitewww.metronaviation.com

Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus, a $35M Air Traffic Management Services company based in Dulles, VA, with secondary offices in Washington, DC and Atlantic City, NJ. Specializing in concept engineering, advanced research, software development, traffic flow management, surface operations management, airspace design and environmental analysis solutions to the global aviation industry.

Origins[edit]

Founded in 1995, Metron Aviation pioneered the advancement of Air Traffic Flow Management, working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop the industry's first Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) platform for optimizing system-wide traffic flow.

Airbus Acquisition[edit]

In July 2011, Airbus announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the privately held Metron Aviation, Inc. In 2012, Metron Aviation was reorganized and aligned to support the launch of Airbus ProSky, the Toulouse, France-based ATM subsidiary of Airbus. Today Metron Aviation has around 100 employees, down from a high of 200+ in 2011.

Customers[edit]

Metron Aviation's business is currently composed of 70% Advanced Research and Engineering and 30% Commercial Products and Solutions. Current and past customers include: FAA, NASA, NAV CANADA, Airservices Australia, ATNS South Africa, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, ExpressJet Airlines, FedEx Express, Jazz Aviation, JetBlue Airways, NetJets, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America Airlines, and WestJet Airlines.

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1. ^http://www.marketwatch.com/story/airbus-to-buy-us-firm-metron-aviation-2011-07-26. | 2. ^http://spiderbook.com/company/86073/details?rel=231741&show_current=True&show_others=True&people_page= 0&document_page=0&current_tab=supporting_documents. | 3. ^http://www.atcglobalhub.com/industry-news-metron-appoints-dan-odonnell-president/ 4. ^http://www.metronaviation.com/about-air-traffic-management-leader/management/ |