Airside operators are the ‘eyes and ears’ of the airfield team and spend much of their shifts on the airfield patrolling, inspecting and addressing situations.
The team of airside operators works in a high risk, safety critical environment requiring effective decision making, problem solving and technical skills. Since airside operators work solo most of the time, their actions are mostly based on personal judgement, knowledge and experience.
Cooperation in a team on airside requires excellent communication. However, at most airports communication technology dates back to the early days of aviation.
The rapid development of mobile communication in the recent years offers a huge potential for more effective and efficient airside management.
Bird Control Group seized the opportunity to introduce a new software application and bring real time mobile communication power to the airside area..