air traffic manager




Air traffic managers coordinate the planning of ground control, the maintenance of the aircrafts, and the handling of customers. They strive for the most efficient use of resources in directing the aircraft. They manage safety, quality, and risks in everyday work. They also plan and compare performance with other air navigation service providers.

Alternative label

  • air traffic supervisor

  • flight navigation manager

  • air traffic operations manager

  • air traffic operations supervisor

  • air traffic control manager

  • centre director for air traffic systems and operations

  • air traffic senior manager

  • flight control manager

  • air navigation manager

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