air traffic controller

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air traffic controller

Person holding a valid license or certificate to control air traffic. Also called a controller.
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Air traffic control officers (ATCOs) here are offered just 2%, plus allowances and stuff.
In addition, Marwa will also be responsible for managing an entire watch which comprises five Air Traffic Control Officers working on different positions within ATC operations in the ATC tower.
Figures released by Dubai Air Navigation Services (Dans) showed that air traffic control officers managed over 500,000 air traffic movements in Dubai's airspace throughout 2017 - including both civilian and military aircraft.
Data from Boeing showed that Indonesia's aviation industry needed around 4,000 new pilots between 2011 and 2015 or about 1,000 every year, as well as 7,500 technicians and 1,000 air traffic control officers. Thirteen pilot schools in Indonesia were only able to produce 650 pilots every year, assuming that every school produces 50 pilots per year, which means that Indonesia was still 300 to 400 short of its necessary target.
Civil aviation ministry officials said the matter concerning shortage of air traffic control officers ( ATCOs) could pose a major problem again as it has been red flagged by the International Civil Aviation Organization ( ICAO) and the US Federal Aviation Administration.
As well as meeting with pilots, air traffic control officers, police, fire chiefs and immigration officers, he also talked with arriving and departing passengers - some of whom were personal friends and family - to unearth the many amazing stories that take place at Heathrow each day.
Last September, a report compiled by the Guild of Air Traffic Control Officers said the risk of a fatal crash was growing.
Air Traffic Control officers put South Wales emergency services on standby and informed them as soon as the plane's position became clearer.
The UK Guild of Air Traffic Control Officers says it is worried about the growth of low-cost flights from UK airports.
The Guild of Air Traffic Control Officers (Gatco) called for an inquiry into the case, claiming Flt Lt Williams would never have been court martialled if crucial evidence had not been overlooked by the prosecution.
LOCAL air traffic control officers were not on after-duty hours due to the absence of an agreement on call-out pay between management and staff.
No-one was injured in the incident and the plane landed safely when air traffic control officers at RAF Lossiemouth realised something had fallen off the plane.

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