One Sky - One Voice IFATCA is the recognised international organisation uniting air traffic controller associations.
Our federation represents more than 50,000 air traffic control professionals in over 130 countries.
International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations
IFATCA welcomes a new Corporate Member

IFATCA welcomes a new Corporate Member

IFATCA welcomes its newest Corporate Member: Takeoff Aviation Academy. Based in the UK, the are an international aviation training organisation ...
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IFATCA cautions on post-COVID-19 air traffic recovery

IFATCA cautions on post-COVID-19 air traffic recovery

The duration of the COVID-19 crisis is having a serious impact on the amount of air traffic since March All ...
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IFATCA Position on Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) systems

IFATCA Position on Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) systems

Read the Press Release Note: this position must be considered as provisional policy until has been approved by IFATCA's Member ...
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IFATCA Position on Europe's Single European Sky

IFATCA Position on Europe’s Single European Sky

Considering the publication of the revised legislative SES package, known as SES 2+, on 22nd of September 2020, the upcoming ...
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Joint Statement by IFALPA and IFATCA on TCAS

Joint Statement by IFALPA and IFATCA on TCAS

TCAS Needs Your Help! Following the recent EUROCONTROL report on TCAS RA compliance: https://www.skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/5842.pdf, IFALPA and IFATCA feel the need ...
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Volcanic Ash Refresher

Volcanic Ash Refresher

As this is the year 2020, you might as well be as prepared for any more eventualities that may come ...
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New: IFATCA ON AIR

New: IFATCA ON AIR

During the COVID crisis, many organisations reverted to using a different form of conferencing. IFATCA representatives were invited to participate ...
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IFATCA calls on Russia to respect Just Culture

IFATCA calls on Russia to respect Just Culture

IFATCA, the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations, is extremely shocked to learn of the final verdict passed by ...
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New Issue of The Controller

New Issue of The Controller

Thanks to the hard work of our Editor Thom Metzger (USA NATCA) and his editorial team, we're proud to present ...
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GLOBAL

IFATCA is an international Federation, with Member Associations in more than 130 countries from all corners of the globe.

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PROFESSIONAL

IFATCA unites and defends the professional aspects of the air traffic controller profession.

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NOT FOR PROFIT

IFATCA is a registered not-for-profit organisation in Montréal, Canada.

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NON POLITICAL

IFATCA maintains political independence.

Objectives of the Federation

The objects of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations are:

a. To operate as a non-­‐profit and non-­‐political federation of air traffic controllers' associations;

b. To promote safety, efficiency and regularity in International Air Navigation;

c. To assist and advise in the development of safe and orderly systems of Air Traffic Control;

d. To promote and uphold a high standard of knowledge and professional efficiency among Air Traffic Controllers;

e. To protect and safeguard the interests of the Air Traffic Control profession;

f. To make mutual benefit affiliations with other international professional organisations;

g. To strive for a world‐wide Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations.

— Constitution of IFATCA
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Official Seal of The Federation

IFATCA maintains valuable relationships with the ICAO, other aviation industry and professional bodies, and our Corporate Members.