Air Navigation Solutions (ANSL), a UK air traffic management provider, has appointed Andy Hubbard as its technical director.
Hubbard has 30 years’ experience in the commercial aviation industry. As technical director at ANSL he will be responsible for the strategic development of ANSL’s engineering and technology functions and capabilities. He will also oversee the technical and engineering aspects of projects and operations at both Gatwick and Edinburgh Airports.
“We’re delighted to welcome Andy to the team. He brings an unrivalled wealth of experience to the role that will be of immense value to both the engineering department and the business as a whole,” says Henry Game, managing director at ANSL,
Hubbard joins ANSL from SITA FOR AIRCRAFT where he was Head of Cockpit Communications and ATC Portfolio. Prior to that Andy fulfilled a number of roles at ARINC and Rockwell Collins where he helped the respective business to grow Internationally.
He began his career as an Aircraft Apprentice with British Airways where he qualified as a Licensed Engineer before becoming a Senior Design Engineer working predominantly on Flight Data Recording, Flight Operations Quality Assurance and incident investigation.
“I’ve long been impressed by ANSL’s dynamism, ambition and the diverse talent they attract, and I’m looking forward to using my expertise to contribute to the company’s future success,” said Hubbard.
This appointment follows the recent addition of senior air traffic engineer, Nigel Kerr to ANSL’s engineering team at Gatwick Airport. Kerr, like Hubbard, has a wealth of aviation experience, most recently working for Virgin Atlantic.