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 officer Terry O'Brien praised everyone involved in the rescue.
He has been an air traffic control officer for 13 years but originally wanted to be a commercial pilot, studying aeronautical engineering at Glasgow University.
Job Title: Air Traffic Control Officer and President of the Guild Of Air Traffic Control Officers.
Ibrahim Ahli, deputy CEO at dans, said: "Our business has been witnessing a continuous rise in the total number of applicants from 900 in 2015, 1100 in 2016, and 1200 in 2017, with the majority of candidates applying for a place on the National Development Program; a unique career development programme that trains UAE nationals to become licensed air traffic control officers (ATCO) and air traffic engineers.
Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that the Swiss air navigation service provider (ANSP) skyguide will be using its workforce planning system to schedule air traffic control officers (ATCOs) and air navigation service employees (ANSE).
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.

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