GATCO News

Air Tattoo air traffic services team honoured

Air Tattoo air traffic services team honoured

https://www.gatco.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Hunt-Trophy-Original.jpg The dedication and professionalism of the Royal International Air Tattoo’s volunteer Air Traffic Services (ATS) team during the past 50 years has been recognised with the presentation of GATCO’s ... read more
The UK airspace of the future - Joint position statement

The UK airspace of the future – Joint position statement

GATCO, the Association of UK Flight Information Service Officers (AUKFISO), the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA), the General Aviation (GA) Alliance and the Honourable Company of Air Pilots have published ... read more
Every operational GATCO member is now covered for £300,000

Every operational GATCO member is now covered for £300,000

GATCO has increased the value of its legal cover and representation to £300,000. The cover is one of GATCO's key members benefits providing a high level of insurance and peace ... read more
GATCO facilitates training opportunities for NATS' ab-initio trainees

GATCO facilitates training opportunities for NATS’ ab-initio trainees

GATCO has been working with its corporate members Global ATS and FTE Jerez, both certified Air Traffic Control (ATC) initial training organisations, to provide further training options for those ATC ... read more
3rd Controller-Pilot Symposium - Online in November

3rd Controller-Pilot Symposium – Online in November

GATCO and the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) are hosting the third edition of the Controller-Pilot Symposium in November 2020, which will have a completely different format given the current ... read more
GATCO statement on NATS' termination of ab-initio training

GATCO statement on NATS’ termination of ab-initio training

GATCO is shocked and concerned by the decision NATS has taken to terminate the training of a significant number (122) of Trainee Air Traffic Controllers (TATCs) after a review of ... read more
66th GATCO Annual General Meeting - 13 Oct 2020

66th GATCO Annual General Meeting – 13 Oct 2020

In light of the current circumstances, the 66th GATCO Annual General Meeting will take place online via Webex on Tuesday 13 October 2020 at 3:00pm. GATCO members wishing to attend ... read more
GATCO publishes guidelines on restart hazards for ATCOs, FISOs and ATM support

GATCO publishes guidelines on restart hazards for ATCOs, FISOs and ATM support

GATCO has recently published guidelines on the aviation restart hazards its members (ATCOs, FISOs and ATM support) can encounter as air traffic starts to increase, as a result of the ... read more
GATCO urges the UK Government to engage in air navigation services funding talks

GATCO urges the UK Government to engage in air navigation services funding talks

GATCO has called on the Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Grant Shapps, to begin discussion on the future funding of Air Navigation Services (ANS), recognising its role as ... read more
GATCO discusses the impact of COVID-19 on ATM with Innovation News Network

GATCO discusses the impact of COVID-19 on ATM with Innovation News Network

Last April, GATCO had a conversation with Innovation News Network about the effect COVID-19 is having on the aviation and air traffic management (ATM) industry and how that is likely ... read more