GATCO News

GATCO and IFATCA react to the article "A Holding Pattern" in The Economist

GATCO and IFATCA react to the article “A Holding Pattern” in The Economist

GATCO and IFATCA have published a joint letter in response to the article "A Holding Pattern" in The Economist magazine. That article has also been published on The Economist website ... read more
2019 IFATCA Annual Conference in Costa Rica

2019 IFATCA Annual Conference in Costa Rica

GATCO has taken active part in the 2019 IFATCA Annual Conference in Costa Rica. The delegation representing the UK was formed of 6 GATCO members: Luis Barbero, (President), Mark Taylor ... read more
Controllers' views on the European ATM system of the future

Controllers’ views on the European ATM system of the future

GATCO has issued Controllers' Views on the European ATM System of the Future - a white paper, written by GATCO President, Luis Barbero, looking at how we can we address ... read more
"The future of ATM in Europe and the role of the air traffic controller" - London, 24 April 2019

“The future of ATM in Europe and the role of the air traffic controller” – London, 24 April 2019

GATCO, ITAérea and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) are hosting a half-day event no "The future of Air Traffic Management in Europe and the role of the air traffic controller" ... read more
New drone legislation not enough - GATCO's views

New drone legislation not enough – GATCO’s views

New drone legislation effective 13 March 2019 is not enough to ensure the safety of the travelling public. While the UK government has taken some welcomed action on drone regulation, ... read more
ITAérea Aeornautical Business School becomes corporate member of GATCO

ITAérea Aeornautical Business School becomes corporate member of GATCO

ITAérea Aeronautical Business School has joined GATCO as a corporate member after its application was unanimously accepted during the January EB meeting. ITAérea is an international business school specialised in ... read more
GATCO welcomes further safety steps on drone regulation

GATCO welcomes further safety steps on drone regulation

GATCO welcomes further safety steps relating to drone regulation announced by the Department for Transport (DfT) in the Government response to the consultation "Taking Flight: The Future of Drones in ... read more
Gatwick Airport closure due to drone activity - GATCO's views

Gatwick Airport closure due to drone activity – GATCO’s views

Press Release - GATCO condemns the irresponsible and criminal actions taken by those flying drones over Gatwick Airport last night and today, and supports the decision to suspend aircraft operations ... read more
GATCO condemns Swiss air traffic controller prosecution

GATCO condemns Swiss air traffic controller prosecution

Press Release - Swiss prosecutors have struck a blow at the very foundation of the aviation safety system, built up over decades, by bringing a prosecution against an air traffic ... read more
GATCO ramps up drone involvement

GATCO ramps up drone involvement

Last May, GATCO and the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) published a set of guidelines for pilots and air traffic controllers in the event of a drone sighting. Those guidelines ... read more
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