ENAIRE is the company belonging to the Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility that provides air navigation services in Spain. It renders aerodrome control services at 21 airports, including the busiest in terms of air traffic, plus en-route and approach control, from five control centres: Barcelona, Madrid, Gran Canaria, Palma and Seville. In addition, ENAIRE provides communications, navigation and surveillance services to 45 air control towers. In 2023, ENAIRE handled 2.19 million flights to and from four continents (Europe, America, Asia and Africa).

ENAIRE Airport Control Tower at Madrid Airport

ENAIRE is the fourth most important European air navigation service provider, and, in a clear commitment to the Single Sky initiative, belongs to international partnerships such as SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) Joint Undertaking, SESAR Deployment Manager, A6 Alliance, iTEC, CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).

ENAIRE air traffic controller at Málaga airport


Enrique Maurer Somolinos

An aeronautical engineering graduate of the Polytechnic University of Madrid specialist in air navigation and transport, Mr Maurer undertook the General Management Programme at the IESE Business School in 2010.

Until joining Aena in 1994 he worked for DHL Worldwide Express and Dragados. At Aena he developed his professional career in the air navigation area, in the field of communication navigation and surveillance (CNS).

From March 2012 until March 2017 he was the ENAIRE Systems Director, responsible for managing the CNS and technical operation and information systems. Later, the same year, he was appointed Air Navigation Services Director.

Since June 2023 is the General Director of ENAIRE.

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Communication team dedicated to A6 Alliance Comms:

Gema Ramón Muñoz – grmunoz(at)enaire.es

Clara Sáez Campo – cscampo(at)enaire.es