While licensed personnel like ATCOs
will have their licences suspended for three months and grounded for this period for failing the BA test first time or refusing to undergo the test, for non-licensed personnel like ground handling staff, the action to be taken will be decided by the service provider, according to the draft.
They are, however, now offering the ATCOs
a package with great retention allowances and stuff like that.
The first Emirati woman to hold the challenging post, Marwa Al Matrooshi joined the organisation in 2004 as an Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO
in the UAE are responsible for safely and efficiently guiding aircraft through UAE skies from the Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre in Abu Dhabi as well as to and from the country's airports in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Sharjah, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah, they stated.
The Quintiq answer to this is a mobile application, which allows interactive communication between ATCOs
or ATSAs and the planners when creating new requests or checking the status of existing requests.
These two regulatory organisations had earlier warned the Directorate General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA) on the shortage of staff and directed that the number of ATCOs
should be increased as there was an increase in " air incidents." Surprisingly most of these air traffic controllers ( ATCOs
) have now switched to jobs with telecom companies, banks and the IT sector which offer better pay packages.
The Group's new agents are opened at Galaxy International, covering Jordan and Iraq, and ATCOS
Oilfield Services, operating in Yemen.
(Guideline only) A sponsored trainee at college earns pounds 10,000; on-the-job training pounds 15,000 to pounds 19,000; Qualified ATCOs
up to pounds 50,000; seniors earn up to pounds 91,000.
Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs
) are responsible for organising the movement of aircraft in the air and on the ground, using radar and radio.
Today a lot of the ATCOs
were supposed to have an important bit of training about changes to airspace but it has had to be cancelled because of staffing problems.
Check out your tour guide Nora, flame-haired 40-something temptress pictured here, as she leads you through the Flymos and Atcos
(GA?ASI) to conduct a simulated flight demonstration where civil Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs
) in an ATC Tower and Terminal Approach Facility managed the flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in a busy civilian airport like a manned aircraft.