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GATCO and BALPA publish drone sighting guidelines

GATCO and BALPA publish drone sighting guidelines

Drone sightings by commercial aircraft are on the rise. There have been numerous cases of airspaces and aerodromes being closed around the world due to reports of drones in the ... read more
2018 IFATCA Annual Conference in Accra, Ghana

2018 IFATCA Annual Conference in Accra, Ghana

GATCO has taken part in the 2018 IFATCA Annual Conference in Accra, Ghana. The delegation representing the UK was formed of 4 GATCO members: Mark Taylor (Deputy President), Jez Pigden ... read more
Professional staff organisations respond to RP3 SES Performance and Charging Schemes report

Professional staff organisations respond to RP3 SES Performance and Charging Schemes report

The ATM Professional Staff Organisations or PSOs (ATCEUC, ETF, IFATCA, IFATSEA and IFAIMA) have published a response to the Steer Davies Gleave report on "Impact assessment of options for the ... read more
FTEJerez becomes corporate member of GATCO

FTEJerez becomes corporate member of GATCO

Flight Training Europe Jerez (FTEJerez) has joined GATCO as a corporate member after its application was unanimously accepted during the recent EB meeting. FTEJerez is a dedicated aviation training academy ... read more
GATCO secures seat at influential Future Airspace Strategy group

GATCO secures seat at influential Future Airspace Strategy group

GATCO has secured a seat at the Future Airspace Strategy Industry Implementation Group (FASIIG), where a GATCO rep will be present from now on. This important milestone is one more ... read more
GATCO at the 2017 IFATCA European Regional Meeting in Austria

GATCO at the 2017 IFATCA European Regional Meeting in Austria

Jez Pigden and Tom Harrison, Manager Professional and Legal, attended 2 days of the 2017 European Regional Meeting (ERM) of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations (IFATCA), which ... read more
63rd GATCO Annual General Meeting

63rd GATCO Annual General Meeting

The 63rd GATCO Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday the 13th of October 2017 at 11:00am at the Solent Sky Museum located in Southampton: Solent Sky Museum Albert ... read more
GATCO welcomes the CAA’s response to the DfT Consultation

GATCO welcomes the CAA’s response to the DfT Consultation

The CAA has published its response to the Department for Transport (DfT) consultation aiming to reform the design and use of UK airspace (you can find more information on the ... read more
GATCO to work with the CAA on remote tower policy

GATCO to work with the CAA on remote tower policy

Remote tower technology, where the air traffic control service for an aerodrome is provided from a remote location, has the potential to revolutionise the job of the air traffic controller ... read more
GATCO at the 2017 IFATCA Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada

GATCO at the 2017 IFATCA Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada

GATCO has just returned from the 2017 IFATCA Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada. The delegation was formed by 6 GATCO members: Mark Taylor (Deputy President), Rob Stallard (Finance Manager), Luis ... read more