Pildo Labs 

Founded in 2001, Pildo Labs is an engineering company specialized in delivering top of the edge technology within the aeronautics and space sectors. Company's team is multicultural, young, creative, energetic, interdisciplinary and with a solid background in technology.

The operation of Pildo Labs is structured in three main areas: 

  • Navigation services, in charge of delivering GNSS services to aeronautical sector;
  • Software services, in charge of providing software development support to the other areas of the company and also directly to clients that need critical software such as Space sector and Finance clients; 
  • R&D services, responsible for developing new services and products that provide the company with a strategic position.

As shown, the company main activity is focused within the Aeronautical sector, in which Pildo Labs is recognized as expert in GNSS applied to air navigation within EU market thanks to its leadership since the very beginning in the most strategic projects for the main European bodies in this field. 

Most of these projects have been developed in consortium with the main actors of the European industry in multiyear R+D collaboration programs related to SBAS (Space Based Augmentation Systems), GBAS (Ground Based Augmentation Systems) and other related GNSS technologies.

The company has an excellent record in the successful completion of studies and developments for major clients such as EUROCONTROL, ESA, The European Commission, National Air Navigation Service providers and governments; and is, or has been, involved in many European international projects. 

TAP Portugal

TAP Portugal is Portugal’s leading airline and has been a member of Star Alliance since 14 March 2005. 

Operating since 1945, the airline’s hub is in Lisbon, a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North America and South America. The TAP network serves 75 destinations in 34 countries worldwide and it is the leading airline between Europe and Brazil.

Operating an average of more than 2,250 flights a week, TAP boasts a modern fleet of 55 Airbus aircraft, plus another 16 at the service of PGA, its regional airline, for a total of 71 aircraft. In keeping with its customer focus, TAP is constantly investing in innovation and in the use of new technologies in order to offer high quality, safe and reliable products and services.

Voted by World Travel Awards (WTA) “World’s Leading Airline to South America” four years running – 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; and “World’s Leading Airline to Africa” – 2011 and 2012. TAP has thus seen its leadership reaffirmed in this fast-growing market. TAP Portugal was distinguished by UNESCO and by the International Union of Geological Sciences with the IYPE “Planet Earth Award 2010” in the category “Most Innovative Sustainable Product”. In April 2010, Condé Nast Traveller magazine named TAP “Best Airline”, and the prestigious US magazine Global Traveler voted it “Best European Airline” in 2011.

NAV Portugal

NAV Portugal’s main mission is to provide air traffic services in the flight information regions (FIR) under Portuguese responsibility – Lisbon and Santa Maria, ensuring that national and international regulations are complied with in the best safety conditions, optimising capacities, and emphasizing efficiency while not neglecting environmental concerns.  

In addition to the Lisbon and Santa Maria Air Traffic Control Centres, NAV Portugal provides air traffic services at the control towers of Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Funchal, Porto Santo, Santa Maria, Ponta Delgada, Horta, and Flores airports.

Due to NAV Portugal geographical services provision location and regional interfaces, the company supported FAA and SJU/SESAR initiatives on the ATM modernization, namely on the AIRE framework.  NAV Portugal is keen to support environmental initiatives like AIRE and Clean Sky and projects like ATAEGINA to achieve environmental gains on the daily services provision to their customers.


ENVISA is an environmental research and consultancy company focusing on noise, emissions, economics and sustainability for the aviation sector. ENVISA has expertise in noise, GHG emissions and LAQ (local air quality) applied to the aeronautical sector. ENVISA also has expertise in avionics, air traffic management operations and air traffic forecast. 

In the past ENVISA has been involved in various research projects, including Cleansky and FP7 projects. ENVISA has also experience in developing environmental tool for the aviation sector (for both aircraft and airports). ENVISA is also a certified ISO 14064 verifier in the context of EU-ETS for aviation and has verified Monitoring Plans and Annual Emissions Report (under EU ETS) for more than hundred aircraft operators (in Europe, Africa, Asia). 


The ANA Group is a solid Portuguese business group responsible for the management of airports in Mainland Portugal (Lisbon, Porto, Faro and the Beja civilian terminal), in the Azores (Ponta Delgada, Horta, Flores and Santa Maria) and Madeira (Madeira and Porto Santo) Autonomous Regions.

The ANA Group's business portfolio comprises the Aviation and Non-Aviation business areas and includes the provision of Handling, Airport Security and Disable Passenger Assistance (PMR) services.

ANA Group considers sustainable development to be intrinsic to its business and its values of commitment to economic, social and environmental development and the creation of value for its stakeholders.

  • Aviation business is mostly regulated and consists of the management of infrastructures for the aircraft, passenger and cargo transit.
  • The non-aviation business includes airport retail (shops, restaurants and services), real estate, office rentals, car rentals, telecommunications and advertising.
  • Handling involves provision, on the ground, of support services to aircraft, passengers, baggage, cargo and mail. Airport Security and Disabled Passenger Assistance 
  • The Airport Security and Disabled Passenger Assistance elements are subject to autonomous regulation and the fees charged finance, respectively, the services that protect people and property against unlawful acts and support services for people with disabilities travelling by air.

ANA, SA holds a concession to run public airport service supporting civil aviation in Portugal.