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GATCO taking active part in military to civil licence conversion initiatives

GATCO taking active part in military to civil licence conversion initiatives

The conversion of military air traffic controller licences or certificates of competence into civil student civil air traffic controller licences is a topic which has been gaining momentum and attention ... read more
IFATCA calls upon States to safeguard the provision of air navigation services

IFATCA calls upon States to safeguard the provision of air navigation services

IFATCA, with the collaboration of GATCO and other member associations of IFATCA, has sent a letter to the States around the world calling upon them to safeguard the provision of ... read more
DfT rejects professional organisations' request for inclusion on the Airspace Strategy Board

DfT rejects professional organisations’ request for inclusion on the Airspace Strategy Board

On the 26 January 2020, GATCO, the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) and the Association of UK Flight Information Service Officers (AUKFISO) sent a joint letter to the Secretary of ... read more
GATCO statement on ATM and COVID-19

GATCO statement on ATM and COVID-19

GATCO would like to express its support to all the ATC and ATM professionals around the world who continue to work under very challenging social, professional and personal circumstances, keeping ... read more
GATCO member publishes dissertation on negligent or malicious piloting of small unmanned aircraft

GATCO member publishes dissertation on negligent or malicious piloting of small unmanned aircraft

Karen Cloney, air traffic controller at Dundee Airport for almost 23 years and GATCO member, has published her dissertation titled "Negligent or Malicious Piloting of Small Unmanned Aircraft: The Dangers ... read more
IFATCA publishes COVID-19 guidance material

IFATCA publishes COVID-19 guidance material

IFATCA has developed guidance material to help the ATM community respond to the current health crisis due to the coronavirus outbreak and the associated COVID-19 illness. These guidelines aim to ... read more
2019 Airspace Modernisation progress report confirms GATCO as a stakeholder

2019 Airspace Modernisation progress report confirms GATCO as a stakeholder

The CAA's 2019 Airspace Modernisation progress report published on the 19th of December confirms the presence of GATCO as a engagement stakeholder, being the only independent organisation in the Airspace ... read more
2nd GATCO-BALPA Controller-Pilot Symposium: airspace modernisation, drones, just culture...

2nd GATCO-BALPA Controller-Pilot Symposium: airspace modernisation, drones, just culture…

GATCO, the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) and other aviation and ATM stakeholders got together for the 2nd one-day Controller-Pilot Symposium on the 16th of October at the Holiday Inn ... read more
GATCO at the 2019 IFATCA European Regional Meeting

GATCO at the 2019 IFATCA European Regional Meeting

GATCO has attended the 2019 International Federation of Air Traffic Control Associations’ (IFATCA) European Regional Meeting (ERM) from the 8th to the 10th October in Aqaba, Jordan. GATCO was represented ... read more
Signature of the declaration on the future of the Single European Sky

Signature of the declaration on the future of the Single European Sky

On the 11th of September 2019, during the "Digital European Sky - High Level Conference on the Future of the Single European Sky", organised by the European Commission and the ... read more