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GAL Air Navigation Services

GAL Air Navigation Services LLC (GAL ANS) is based in Abu Dhabi and jointly owned by EAIG and IGG.

GAL ANS’s initial ATS venture started with the UAE Armed Forces in 2009. Since then, the contract has grown to include aerodrome operations maintenance, meteorology services, aeronautical information service, and other special manpower services inherent to military and civilian aviation and air navigation services. In 2012 GAL ANS entered into the civil ANSP market with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and in 2013 it expanded to include Abu Dhabi Airports (ADA); Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Ain International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport, Sur Bin Yas Aerodrome, and most recently Delma Airport.

In 2015 GAL ANS handled over 330,000 annual air traffic movements in the UAE FIR, and approximately over 23 million passengers through Abu Dhabi International Airport.

GAL ANS Training Center was awarded the International Civil Aviation Organisation Regional Centre of Excellence Certification in 2015. The Training Centre offers the following courses: ICAO: 051,052,053, 054 OJTI, LCE, UTO, ATS SUP, ATC MATS, ATC EXM. Other Training services offered: APC, ECT, AIS, MET, Train the Trainer, and Refresher courses.


  • Air traffic services
  • Aeronautical information services
  • Communication navigation surveillance
  • Air traffic management consulting
  • Air traffic management training
  • Air traffic services training
  • Aerodrome operations maintenance
  • Safety management system
  • Quality, OHS, and environmental management systems
  • Airport and obstacle surveying and assessment
  • Remote tower services
  • Air space design and flight procedures
  • Flight inspection services and navigational engineering
  • Green flights
  • Flexible use of airspace


Be the Middle East’s leading provider of air navigation services.


Provide world-class services and products through excellence in service, quality, safety, reliability, value and customer focus, supported by highly qualified professionals and pioneering business practices. The primary business objective of GAL ANS is to become a full and active Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP) in the UAE, and then expanding throughout the GCC and MENA.


Address: P.O Box 144752 – Abu Dhabi – UAE
Phone: +971 2 556 5233
Fax: +971 2 556 5288
Website: www.galans.ae