A job in air traffic control can be rewarding, stimulating and flexible, with plenty of opportunity for career progression no matter your background or life experience.
A significant milestone will be reached today when the Instrument Landing System (ILS) is switched on at Gold Coast Airport to help pilots land during severe weather conditions.
As Airservices Australia is currently recruiting for experienced air traffic controllers, this inspiring story by air traffic controller Henk Holtzhausen tells a tale of two generations in the same line of work.
In anticipation of Santa’s night of nights, Airservices Australia, the nation’s provider of air traffic management services, has begun its preparations for Santa’s visit on Christmas Eve.
Airservices Australia today announced it has reached two major milestones in OneSKY, the world-leading program being undertaken jointly with the Department of Defence.
With Brisbane’s parallel runway on track to open in 2020, Airservices Australia has launched its brand new 360-Degree Control Tower Simulator (CTS).
Airservices will establish a new system improving the way unexpected but significant weather changes are identified and alerted to pilots. Launching on 8 November 2018, the alerting function of special weather reports (SPECI) will be operating through an upgraded NAIPS system.
Airservices recently worked with Spookfish, a company that creates aerial views of current conditions on the ground. We provided them guidance in their shooting process (capture program) in and out of controlled airspace.
Airservices Australia has successfully trialled a new, advanced satellite navigation system aimed at improving safety and efficiency at regional and rural airports.
Airservices Australia has announced it will waive more than $2 million in annual service charges for five not-for-profit aeromedical operators – Angel Flight, CareFlight, LifeFlight, Little Wings and Royal Flying Doctor Service.
A new state-of-the-art information sharing platform that will instantly synchronise data for air traffic controllers and operations staff at airports, is set to save the aviation industry an estimated $52 million over the next decade.
A pioneering new trial led by Airservices Australia will use advanced satellite positioning to guide aircraft to within a few metres, improving safety and efficiency in our skies.
Airservices Australia and the Department of Defence have this week signed contracts signifying a major milestone in unifying the nation’s civil and military air traffic management systems.
Airservices has today released a video showing the flight path that Santa will take this week that enables him to visit more than nine million homes on Christmas Eve. Santa’s flight path specifies where he will fly on Christmas Eve along with the technology that is fitted to his sleigh.
Airservices air traffic controllers and aviation rescue fire fighters welcomed the inaugural Singapore Airlines’ international flight to the nation’s capital on 21 September.