Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) has concluded the 3rd batch of Basic Air Traffic Controllers training course.
A total of 9 air traffic controllers were trained at the 8-week long course which was held from 21st August to 13th October 2022. All the participants of the course were new joiners of Air Traffic Centre. (ATC).
The objective of the training is to provide the required theoretical knowledge to new recruits of Air Traffic Services and prepare them for ATC rating as this basic ATC course is a pre-requisite for ATC rating training. The course was facilitated by Maldivian trainers at ATC and the course was designed as per the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The trained staff will be deployed to work at Maldives Air traffic control center, Air traffic control tower at Velana International Airport and other regional airports. Maldives Airports company manages all the Air traffic control towers of all regional airports.
MACL regularly conducts training and capacity-building programs to enhance the knowledge and training of air traffic control officers.