DSNA – Direction des Services de la navigation aérienne

DSNA (Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne), the French Air Navigation Service Provider, handled 3.3 million flights in 2019. DSNA mission consists of controlling air traffic in a safe, fluid and environmentally-friendly manner, while keeping costs under control. The COVID-19 crisis represents definitely an incredible challenge for our business sector and DSNA dedicates all its energy to manage new stakes. Safety remains a fundamental priority but the main priority for the future is to shape a Greener Aviation as a prerequisite for the effective restart of air transport in a sustainable manner. And despite these difficult circumstances, DSNA pursues its investments in the modernisation of its systems and infrastructures to be able tomorrow to deliver high-quality service. DSNA attaches great importance to its relations with its customers and partners in trying to build, together, an essential consensus to go with its modernisation. Key Data of DSNA: 5 ACCs & 75 Control Towers & 3 overseas regional structures / Staff: 7,400.

Brest – ACC ops room

DSNA headquarters


Maurice Georges has been a Director of Air Navigation Services (DSNA) since July 2009. He occupied various posts within DSNA: he served as Chief of Charges and Management Control Department within Finance subdirectorate from September 1996 to August 1999. He served engineering posts within the Operations Directorate from September 1999 to March 2005: Head of Brest ACC until August 2003, then as an international relationships advisor. Then he occupied posts within the DSNA Headquarters from April 2005 to December 2007: as director’s staff (cabinet) for one year and as a Planning and Strategy subdirector. He has been a Deputy Chief of the Operations Director, then a Director of Operations from January 2008 to June 2009. Mr. Georges is a Graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and engineer of Ponts, des Eaux et des Forêts.

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