London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic
control tower, with a multi-million pound investment in the technology.
The award recognizes controllers for outstanding efforts to improve quality, safety or efficiency of air traffic
GC's latest monthly report showed an average of 2039 air traffic
movements per day during the said period.
controllers held about 27,000 jobs in 2010.
According to the National Air Traffic
Controllers Association (NATCA), the industry's workforce breaks down into tower controllers, who work in the gassed-in airport towers managing traffic from the airport; terminal radar approach controllers.
The report showed that Dubai ranked first with 25,364 air traffic
The two partners, working together at six airports in the UK, presented on Monday their joint project to take part in the privatisation of the air traffic
control in Spain, daily Cinco Dias reported.
The report of total air traffic
movements in 2010 issued by GCAA shows that the daily average number of air traffic
movements in 2010 was 1,766 per day, up 11.
Robbie Tod, director of air traffic
services at Dubai International Airport, told a gathering of air traffic
control experts in Dubai: "the pressure is intense".
The MENA Region is Currently Ensuring Optimum Levels of Air Traffic
Thales will customize the system to suit CAAS' specific requirements, and will provide both technical and operational training to the country's air traffic
controllers to ensure a smooth transition.
An accident investigation report released last month said the Legacy pilots attempted to contact air traffic
control 19 times in the 8 min.