Laurent Azoulai


Airbus Operations France
E-mail: laurent.azoulai[at]

Laurent Azoulai is currently Senior Expert Navigation Systems within Airbus, with 20 years of experience in Navigation engineering applied to Defence and Aviation Systems.

Prior to assuming this position at Airbus, Laurent Azoulai was Satellite Navigation & Landing Systems Expert since 2010 and he held various positions with responsibilities in the field of Navigation Systems Development, Research and Technology and Support, contributing to C.N.S./A.T.M functions on Airbus aircraft. Before joining Airbus, Laurent Azoulai was developing Inertial Navigation Systems for military helicopters and land vehicles.

Laurent Azoulai is involved in Aviation Standardization Activities at ICAO Navigation Systems Panel. He has been contributing to RTCA SC-159 since 2002 and he became co-chairman of WG-2 “SBAS” in 2009. He actively contributed to EUROCAE WG-62 “Galileo” between 2006 and 2016 for which he received a EUROCAE Award in 2015 for his contribution to Galileo standardization.

Born in 1971, Laurent Azoulai graduated as an engineer specialized in automatic systems from the Institut Supérieur de l’Electronique de Paris in 1996.