aircraft dispatcher


Aircraft dispatchers authorise, regulate, and control commercial airline flights according to governmental and company regulations. They expedite and ensure flight flow by preparing logs of flights, delays, cancellations, and changes in schedules or flight plans.

Alternative label

  • flight information expediter

  • aircraft information expediter

  • airline dispatcher

  • dispatcher of aircrafts

  • flight dispatcher

  • aeroplane dispatcher

  • airplane dispatcher

  • helicopter dispatcher

Regulatory aspect

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