Air Traffic Controllers

AAI plans to recruit 400 air traffic controllers soon

September 29, 2015

New Delhi: Delhiā€™s Indira Gandhi International Airport, the busiest in the country, will soon get respite from the perennial shortage of air traffic controllers. In one of its major hiring drives in a long time, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to recruit more than 400 air traffic control officers (ATCOs), who...

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Airports facing ATC shortage, need to hire 1,500 ATC officers

August 4, 2015

New Delhi: In March, two aircraft operated by Emirates and Etihad Airways had a ‘near miss’ over Mumbai, as they were less than 1,000 feet apart and flying head on. Flying that close is considered dangerous and triggers a collision warning alarm in the cockpit. A Directorate General of Civil Aviation inquiry into the...

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