Attracting suitable ATCO candidates: FAB CE develops new strategy for recruitment, training and retention

Most air navigation service providers (ANSPs) face a huge challenge in recruiting air traffic controllers, as the current generation of candidates has a different attitude from previous generations to extensive vocational training and long-term career paths. It takes at least three years to train a controller and drop-out rates are unusually high among many ANSPs. 

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New edition of the FAB CE Airspace Plan available on-line

The 2023 edition of the FAB CE Airspace Plan has now been published.The Plan supports the airspace and capacity conclusions of the European Airspace Architecture Study (EAAS) by identifying optimised airspace solutions and harmonising operational approaches among FAB CE air navigation service providers (ANSPs).

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Call for Papers: Research workshop "Predictability and Flexibility"

FAB CE and FABEC are continuing the series of successful annual InterFAB research workshops with a forum in April 2024 dedicated to predictability and flexibility. These both central aspects in ATM are identified in the ICAO Framework as key performance areas determining the quality of the operational service provided to the civil and military airspace users.

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