About Us

About Us

AVTECH is a Swedish publicly listed innovations company that assists the global air transport industry to optimize operational efficiency and capacity by offering unique and sustainable solutions within so called digital Air Traffic Management, combining leading edge technology and industry expertise with a human and environmentally friendly approach. AVTECH’s solutions are based on modular, patented platforms which enable the company to deliver different services offerings to the air transport industry depending on how the modules are combined. The modules also form base for a unique set of capabilities that the company can offer in form of consultancy assignments to a wide array of potential customers within the industry.

AVTECH’s business areas include:

  • Aventus NowCast – wind optimization solutions to increase efficiency of individual flights and full flight operations
  • Consultancy services

Our clients span the entire air transport industry and include airline operators, airports, Air Navigation Services Providers (ANSPs), Civil Aviation Authorities, aircraft manufacturers and organizations, as well as local or global entities and research organizations. Read more ...

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Who we are

Christer Fehrling

CEO and Board Member

Christer is an Economist and Senior financial advisor with a focus on strategic planning and business concept development for small and medium sized companies operating in international environments. Christer has vast international experience from countries spreading from the US and Canada to African countries like Botswana and South Africa, continuing lately to work with the development processes in Russia and other eastern European countries.

Britt-Marie Lodenius

Chief Financial Officer

Born in 1968. Joined AVTECH in April 2011 within the business area. Britt-Marie has altogether close to 25 years of experience from senior positions in domestic Swedish business.

David Rytter

Chief Technical Officer

Born 1983 in Västmanland Sweden. David joined AVTECH in 2010 researching and building the initial wake vortex prediction concept system. David holds a MSc from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) where he studied Aerospace Engineering. David has experience as a project and personnel manager from both military service, working as a quality lead IT consultant and his role as project manager and technology lead into the Wake and Aventus projects. David also holds a pilot’s license and fly regularly with the voluntary military flying corps (FFK). At AVTECH he has the overall responsibility for the company’s technology, platform and product development along with company management.

Niklaes Persson

Business Unit Director, R&D

Born in 1978. Joined AVTECH in January 2010. Niklaes holds a Master of Science from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) where he has studied Computer Science. In parallel Niklaes studied at Lund University School of Aviation (LUSA) to become a commercial airline pilot. He has experience from flying both Boeing and Airbus aircraft and is currently flying the A321 and A330. 

At AVTECH he works with ATM operational concept- and strategies development as well as participating in focused technology research and development. Currently focusing on AVTECH’s product development including enhancement of the Aventus product and business expansion along with Company Management.

Sören Skog

Marketing Director

Born 1962. Joined AVTECH sales department in 2014 with focus on Aventus and assumed position as Marketing Director in December 2016. Sören has more than 30 years` experience from the aviation industry, having worked in both Air Traffic Control and Airlines, currently flying B737.

At AVTECH he is responsible for leading AVTECH’s sales and marketing activities with focus on the Aventus products. He will also take part in AVTECH’s continous product development in close cooperation with the aviation market and AVTECH R&D.

Company Milestones

Company founded

Jan 1988

Mar 1999

AVTECH becomes a limited company

First Contract with Airbus

Dec 2014

Jan 2006

Christer Staaf flies the world’s first 4DT Flights

Awarded the prestigious Laureate Awards

Apr 2006

Jun 2006

AVTECH France established with base in Toulouse

AVTECH acquires AviaQ

Jun 2007

Sep 2007

First Aventus Flight

Approved as a registered UN vendor

Jun 2009

July 2009

Granted Swedish Patent for Aventus

Joins EUROCAE as a full member

Nov 2009

May 2010

Swedish King and Queen visit headquarters

Becomes Associated Partner of Airbus to SESAR

July 2010

Aug 2010

Granted European Patent for Aventus

Granted US Patent for Aventus

Mar 2011

Aug 2011

AVTECH Middle East LLC is founded in UAE

Becomes SESAR JU direct Associated Partner

Aug 2011

Oct 2011

Signing of license agreement on Aventus with SITA

Listed on NASDAQ OMX First North

Feb 2012

Apr 2012

Receives research grant from VINNOVA assisting the development of AVTECH’s Wake Vortex Separation System

Granted Chinese Patent for Aventus

May 2012

June-Nov 2012

First four commercial contracts won on Aventus

Two commercial consultancy contracts won on WakeVortex

Sep 2012

Jan 2013

Fifth contract on Aventus won

Won a prestigious consultancy contract on Wake Cortex

Jun 2013

Jun 2013

Implements a forecful reorganization including cost savings and increased focus on Sales

Signs contract for full routenet implementation of Aventus NowCast Descent with Southwest Airlines

July 2014

Aug 2015

Reaching 2 000 000 paying Aventus NowCast-flights with 99,9% availability

Presenting Aventus NowCast Full Flight to several airlines

Apr 2015

Nov 2015

Avtech moves to a new office on 24th floor in Kista Science Tower

Announced new services; Aventus NowCast Air and Aventus Management Dashboard

Jan 2016

Jan 2016

Aventus NowCast Full Flight contract with easyJet 

AVTECH appoints new Marketing Director Sören Skog

Feb 2016

Mar 2016

AVTECH appoints new CTO David Rytter

Again, executing two million Aventus NowCast revenue flights with 99,9% availability

May 2016

Oct 2016

Evaluation contract signed with Lufthansa Cargo

Contract with Met Office (UK) regarding joint development of services

Oct 2016

Feb 2017

Christer Fehrling appointed acting CEO

Aventus SIGMA (hazardous weather warnings) v1 is released 

Sep 2017

Oct 2017

Commercial cooperation with Lufthansa Cargo begins

Cooperation with Norwegian announced

Oct 2017

May 2018

Lufthansa Cargo scientific study of 10K weather positive effects on fuel consumption

Exclusive contract with Met Office (UK)

Aug 2018

Aug 2018

10KM weather grid model included in all AVTECH’s products to visualize complex data for decision support

Fuel saving project report published by Norwegian financed by Swedish Energy Agency where it is proved that using AVTECH solutions gives positive results

Sep 2018

Sep 2018

Video released explaining 10K weather

AVTECH and Norwegian Airshutte sign Letter of Intent for implementing Aventus AIR and NowCast

Oct 2018

Oct 2018

AVTECH proFLIGHT app is released in App Store

Strengthened the development team 

Oct 2018

Nov 2018

200+ professional pilots are using proFLIGHT app

Exhibited at 3 major aviation conferences with partners and customers presenting their case studies on Aventus solutions

Nov 2018

Nov 2018

Granted European patent for Aventus

Contract with Norwegian Airshuttle for Aventus solutions on all aircrafts

Dec 2018

Dec 2018

Reaching 6 000 000 + total uplinks for Aventus services with 99,9% availability