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
  • First Contract with Airbus
  • Awarded the prestigious Laureate Awards
  • AVTECH acquires AviaQ
  • Approved as a registered UN vendor
  • Joins EUROCAE as a full member
  • Becomes Associated Partner of Airbus to SESAR
  • Granted US Patent for Aventus
  • Becomes SESAR JU direct Associated Partner
  • Listed on NASDAQ OMX First North
  • Granted Chinese Patent for Aventus
  • Two commercial consultancy contracts won on WakeVortex
  • Won a prestigious consultancy contract on Wake Cortex
  • Signs contract for full routenet implementation of Aventus NowCast Descent with Southwest Airlines
  • Jan 1988
  • Mar 1999
  • Dec 2004
  • Jan 2006
  • Apr 2006
  • Jun 2006
  • Jun 2007
  • Sep 2007
  • Jun 2009
  • July 2009
  • Nov 2009
  • May 2010
  • July 2010
  • Aug 2010
  • Mar 2011
  • Aug 2011
  • Aug 2011
  • Oct 2011
  • Feb 2012
  • Apr 2012
  • May 2012
  • June-Nov 2012
  • Sep 2012
  • Jan 2013
  • Jun 2013
  • Jun 2013
  • July 2014
  • AVTECH becomes a limited company
  • Christer Staaf flies the world’s first 4DT Flights
  • AVTECH France established with base in Toulouse
  • First Aventus Flight
  • Granted Swedish Patent for Aventus
  • Swedish King and Queen visit headquarters
  • Granted European Patent for Aventus
  • AVTECH Middle East LLC is founded in UAE
  • Signing of license agreement on Aventus with SITA
  • Receives research grant from VINNOVA assisting the development of AVTECH’s Wake Vortex Separation System
  • First four commercial contracts won on Aventus
  • Fifth contract on Aventus won
  • Implements a forecful reorganization including cost savings and increased focus on Sales