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International Civil Aviation Day

Every time I fly, I am still amazed by the miracle that is aviation. Strapped into a seat on a several hundred-tonne machine, it powers forward and slowly moves away from the earth, the only realm of humanity for millennia. This was only a dream of great minds for centuries. The aircraft defies gravity and […]

IFATCA & IFALPA highlight concerns on Just Culture

The first ICAO European Aviation System Planning Group (EASPG) is currently being held in Paris, France. Our EVP Europe, Tom Laursen, presented a joint IFATCA-IFALPA paper on the effects of criminalisation of incidents in the context of Safety Culture. The paper and its conclusions were supported by many Sates representatives and the meeting plans to […]

IFATCA Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting in Nepal

The 36th IFATCA Asia/Pacific Regional Meeting was held from 21 to 23 November 2019 in the Aloft Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal. This event was organised by the Nepal Air Traffic Controllers’ Association and supported by more than 60 aviation entities. It was a highly attended regional meeting, with 14 Member Associations present. Another three had […]

Think Safety – Sofia, Bulgaria

Last week, IFATCA held its 11th Think Safety workshop. The course was coordinated by the Bulgarian Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations and sponsored by the Bulgarian Air Navigation Service Provider (BULATSA). It was organised at the Novotel Sofia airport Hotel. The course brought together different stakeholders from the Bulgarian service provider – different departments, including people […]

IFATCA AFM Regional Meeting in Hammamet, Tunisia – Day 3

The third and last day of the 30th IFATCA Regional Meeting of the Africa Middle-East Region started with the closed session for Member Associations. The meeting adopted the agenda for the 30th AFM RM and accepted the report from the 29th meeting in Abuja, Nigeria (2018). Mr. Duncan Auld, President and CEO of IFATCA, then […]

Press Releases

IFATCA joins with global partners to call for new guidance on drone operations

Important issue raised at ICAO’s 40th Triennial Assembly in Montreal Montreal, 10 October 2019 – Airports Council International (ACI) World and its global aviation industry partners have addressed the pressing need for standards and guidance to address unauthorised drone operations to the 40th International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly. ACI World, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), […]

Working conditions of controllers in Cyprus

ATCEUC and IFATCA criticize the working conditions of the ATCOs in Cyprus ATCEUC and IFATCA express their support to the Air Traffic Controller, who was injured during the collapse of the ceiling on the 13th of June 2019 in the Area Control Centre of Nicosia. ATCEUC and IFATCA also express their sympathy with the employees […]

IFATCA Publications

Coronavirus Guidance

The world is once again facing a global crisis that is not sparing the aviation industry. This crisis will impact each and every one of us in a number of ways. It is inevitable that every Member Association will be asked to contribute to the effort of their ANSP to manage the crisis. IFATCA has […]

IFATCA EU 373/2017 Regulation Workshop

On the initiative of our Lithuanian and Latvian air traffic controllers’ associations, IFATCA held a workshop on the implementation of EU regulation 373/2017 at Oro Navigacija in Vilnius, Lithuania from the 6-7th of January. The workshop was a mix of presentations and group work with participants from Poland, Rumania, Ireland, Estonia, Latvia, Denmark, Lithuania and […]

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 the latest electronic issue of The Controller. As usual, our magazine is available on a variety of platforms: The IFATCA website:, where issues can be read from within your browser. While this can be read […]

The Controller Magazine

Our magazine, The Controller, is the official journal of IFATCA, the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations. It addresses all aspects of air traffic control, with an emphasis on safety, human factors, and new technology. Since July 2014, the magazine is distributed electronically via different platforms: The Controller website, PDF and via – where it is also possible to order printed copies

Corporate Member & Industry News

Vibe Solution wins IFATCA 2019 Technical Award

During the opening ceremony of the 2019 Annual Conference, the bi-annual IFATCA Technology Award was awarded to Vibe Solution for their rostering and briefing tool. More information on their product can be found in the current issue of our magazine or on the Vibe Solution website.

IFATCA’s Newest Corporate Member: GCAA, United Arab Emirates

The UAE is home to the newest corporate member of the IFATCA community and the General Civil Aviation Authority is proud to be a member of the community. Joining IFATCA means a lot for the GCAA. It means gaining access to a wealth of information and best practices from around the world, while keeping abreast […]

march, 2020

IFATCA Technical Award

Recipients of the IFATCA Technical Award

2019 – Vibe Solution
2017 – NAVCanada NAVCANsuite
2016 – Frequentis
2015 – Imtradex

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