CANSO Members

Introducing CANSO's Members 

With CANSO’s Members supporting over 90 per cent of world air traffic, CANSO is the global voice of air traffic management (ATM). CANSO brings the world’s air navigation service providers, leading industry innovators and air traffic management specialists together with governments, regulators and key stakeholders to share knowledge, develop best practice and shape the future for secure and seamless airspace.

CANSO Members fall into three categories: 

Full Membership

For ANSPs that act as ATS Authorities in accordance with ICAO Annex 11 and provide ATS on an exclusive basis within a particular block of airspace.

The Full Membership category excludes organisations established to provide only:

  • air navigation services at aerodromes;
  • specific air navigation services such as Communication, Navigation and Surveillance services in support of Air Traffic Services; and/or
  • services to unmanned aviation.

Any ANSPs that fall under this criteria can join CANSO as a Full Member regardless of legal status; this includes ANSPs integrated within government structures and departments.

Intermediate Membership

Any organisation that provides services intended to avoid collisions between airborne capable vehicles (manned and unmanned), and to maintain an orderly flow of air traffic (this definition includes specifically service providers who provide exclusively:

  • air navigation services at aerodromes;
  • services to unmanned aviation.


Associate Membership

Organisations that supply goods and services to the air traffic management industry, as well as academic institutions and aircraft operators can become an Associate Member. Membership offers Associates the opportunity to network both formally and informally with clients and key decision-makers across the aviation industry. Associate Members are also encouraged to lend their expertise to CANSO work programmes and help improve the delivery of air navigation services.



  Download CANSO Membership List as a PDF - Updated 3 September 2020
  CANSO membership brochure 2020

Full Members

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