About Us

About Us

Our Story

Advanced Air Traffic Systems (M) Sdn. Bhd. (AAT) is a Malaysian company established in 1994 with the main objective of developing local capabilities in maintenance and integrated logistic support services for CNS/ATM systems. The company was founded as a result of the Malaysian Air Traffic Service Modernisation Program (MATSMP), spearheaded by the Department of Civil Aviation. AAT collaborated with Alenia SpA (currently known as Leonardo SpA) to comply with the mandatory Transfer of Technology (ToT) requirement.

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System Operational Availability (SOA)

Since then, AAT has become the only local company certified by Leonardo SpA and has developed expertise in Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), System Integration and Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) for CNS/ATM systems in Malaysia and the region. The company has successfully achieved a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) of 99.95% System Operational Availability (SOA) for the maintenance of Malaysia Air Traffic Control and Air Traffic Surveillance Systems.

AAT has developed 200 competent CNS/ATM engineers including 40 specialists who comply with CAAM operational requirements and ICAO guidelines. AAT is committed to providing MRO services as its core business and is continuously seeking to improve its technical capability and skillsets to support the Government of Malaysia towards Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0) journey.

The company is embarking on Research & Development (R&D) and Commercialisation programs to develop a Scientific Engineering Community, capitalizing on internal capabilities to generate new ideas that can improve Air Traffic services in the country (or even in the region) and generate new revenue streams for the company in a sustainable manner. AAT is proud to be a part of Malaysia’s aviation industry and looks forward to continuing to provide high-quality services to its customers.

Our Vision

To be the most dynamic provider of digital information critical for air traffic control functions to ensure air safety within the Malaysian flight information region.

Our Mission

1) To uphold the System Operational Availability (SOA) of 99.95% of Air Traffic Services in Malaysia.

2) Nurturing relationship with OEMs for efficient technological transfer of new technologies in CNS/ATM sphere.

3) Continuous improvements of AAT services in CNS/ATM and digital transformation of the nation’s Air Traffic Services.

Our Values


AAT prioritizes safety by implementing Safety Management System and creating a safe and healthy work environment for all, adhering to CAAM regulations.


Leveraging on AAT’s capabilities in CNS/ATM and product development, AAT has added more value to the air traffic services by commercializing digitalization and IR4.0-related products as part of AAT’s ongoing research and development efforts in CNS/ATM.


Steeped in the air traffic services tradition for almost 3 decades, AAT is delivering unparalleled service on CNS/ATM and MRO of radar equipment.


Dato’ Zolkipli is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Transport, Malaysia and has a Master of Arts in Strategic Studies from University of Iowa, USA and attended Harvard Negotiating Group and Kenichi Ohma Portfolio courses

He was a former Director General of Civil Aviation (1987 – 1992) as well as the Chairman of ASEAN Sub – Committee on Aviation (1989). He was also a former Director of IAMTI (International Aviation Management Training Institute) Montreal Canada (1991 – 1992), the Alternate Director of Malaysia Airlines (1987 – 1992), former Chairman of Jaks Resources (2008 – 2010), University Kuala Lumpur and University Sultan Zainal Abidin (2004 – 2013), and a former member  Board of Advisors for Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT).

Dato’ Zolkipli has been Chairman of the Board of Advanced Air Traffic Systems (M) Sdn Bhd since January 2007.

Datin Zaidah Berahim


Dato' Edward Unwin

Director (Leonardo)

Allesio Manieri

Director (Leonardo)


Saharudin Tumiran

General Manager

Shahurin Abdul Halim

Project Acquisition

Zainul Rizal Jamil

Project Implementation Management

Yusri Madeonus

Project Acquisition

Halimahton Saadiah M Ros

HR & Corporate Affairs

Radzlan Mohamed

Project Acquisition

Almalik Faizal

Project Acquisition

Maria Mazni Ghazali

Project Implementation Management

Mohamad Azman Dan


Nordiana Ramli

Acting CFO

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