posted on 04/10/2012: 831 views
On the 20th October, the Air Navigation Services Sector of the General Civil Aviation Authority will host a gala dinner to mark International Air Traffic Controller Day in the UAE.
This is an important occasion for Air Traffic Controllers worldwide and recognises the dedication and commitment that Air Traffic Controllers bring to their work every day.
Executive Director of Air Navigation Services, Ahmed Al Jallaf says that "air traffic controllers in the UAE have played an important an integral part of the glory of the aviation system in the UAE and this occasion recognises their contribution and commitment".
The Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre of the GCAA will bring together controllers from the various Air Navigation Service Providers in the UAE and celebrate their hard work and recognise their contribution to the fast growing aviation sector in the UAE.
"Since the inception of the UAE FIR in April 1986, the UAE FIR enjoyed an upward trend of a steady 10% increase in Air Traffic. With air traffic growing at such a high rate the need for highly qualified, trained, and professional Air Traffic Controllers is vital" said Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, the Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority.
The event will be held at Yas Links in Abu Dhabi. – Emirates News Agency, WAM
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