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  16 the airports and the controllers working positions.” is stated by an Lithuanian controller who supported the validations as a test subject. The “merging” of various data, such as the number of arriving and departing aircraft or the traffic mix, allows a better monitoring of controllers’ taskload. This aggregated data is processed by the planning tool. It provides the supervisor with a comprehensive overview of the current and future situation and supports him/her in finding and implementing solutions. The supervisor keeps track of the taskload of each controller. When the anticipated workload of a controller risks becoming critical, the supervisor receives a notification. The supervisor contacts the controller and asks if the controller needs support. The planning tool now helps the supervisor to find a suitable controller for support. When the right one has been selected control of an airport is transferred from one controller to the other. A polish controller supplements: “With multiple remote tower I feel comfortable because the strain is neither too high nor too low and the supervisor helps me balance my workload.” With the successful completion of the project, the results of the tests will be transferred into industrial products and then introduced in future remote tower centers. If you like to know more about this SESAR project, visit: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR TOWER: Co-funded by the European Union | SPECIAL BULLETIN SERIES | 2023 | |      

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