Metron Aviation has announced that Monte Belger has been appointed President of Metron Aviation. Mr. Belger has a long, successful career in the aviation industry and was most recently Vice President of Industry Relations at the Dulles, Virginia-based company.
Belger joined Metron in 2011 in Metron’s Industry Advisory Services group. This unit was created to ensure that Metron Aviation is well-positioned to contribute to the areas most important to the future of the aviation industry, with leading subject matter experts, partnerships with the world’s top research universities and increased collaboration with industry associations such as CANSO, ATCA and RTCA.
Upon his appointment, Belger said, “The past three years have been extraordinary. In my new role, I look forward to helping Metron Aviation continue to improve our domestic and international air transportation system.”
Allan McArtor, Chairman of Airbus Americas, Inc., said, “Monte Belger is one of the most experienced executives in the aviation industry. His proven leadership in air traffic management makes him the right person to give continued guidance to the Metron team as President.” Metron is a subsidiary of Airbus Americas, Inc.
Prior to Metron, Mr. Belger was Vice President of Transportation System Solutions for Lockheed Martin, following a distinguished career with the FAA. Mr. Belger served as acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration in 2002. He served as acting deputy administrator for the FAA from 1997 to 2002, leading the 49,000-person team and managing all aspects of FAA operations around the world. Mr. Belger also was associate administrator for Air Traffic Services, responsible for day-to-day operations of the nation's airspace system, and supervised the FAA's modernization plan, including all major development and acquisition programs.
About Metron Aviation
Founded in 1995, Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus Americas and partner of Airbus ProSky, pioneered the advancement of Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM), working with the FAA to develop the industry's first Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) platform for optimizing system-wide traffic flow. Metron Aviation provides concept engineering, advanced research, software development, traffic flow management, surface operations management, airspace design and environmental analysis solutions to the global aviation industry. Metron Aviation fuses advanced science and mathematics with unparalleled subject-matter expertise to turn groundbreaking Air Traffic Management (ATM) research concepts into next-generation operational capabilities. Metron Harmony, Metron Aviation's commercial product, provides integrated ATFM and CDM capabilities for the world's leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), airlines and airports. Metron Aviation customers include the FAA, NAV CANADA, NASA, ATNS, FedEx, Air Canada, Memphis International Airport, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Airservices Australia and many more. For more information, please visit www.metronaviation.com