24 February 2015 by Administrator
Air Traffic Control is a service provided by the Department Of Civil Aviation, Ministry Of Transport for the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of traffic within the Malaysian Airspace. The air traffic services is constantly being developed to meet the increasing needs of the modern jet age and requires skilled Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs) who will have at their disposal highly sophisticated electronic tools to enable them to provide the service.
The job of an Air Traffic Controllers is unique and demanding for it requires ‘parallel’ thinking and rapid decision making. Each controller will be trained by the department using practical and simulation methods in acquiring the necessary skills. As a controller, you will be aspired to achieve the objective set out by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) of preventing collision between aircraft in the air and on the maneuvering area and between aircraft and obstruction and to expedite and maintain an orderly flow of air traffic. Apart from this reason, the controllers are also expected to play a part and contribute their ideas and skills in the operational planning and administration of the Air Traffic Management Sector under the Department Of Civil Aviation Malaysia.