Air traffic controller
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air traffic control officer
1. An air traffic controller, qualified in accordance with Annex 1 — Personnel Licensing, and holding a rating appropriate to the assigned functions.
2. A person authorized to provide air traffic control services.
1. ICAO, Official definition, OPLINKP/1-WP/33 App. I
2. ICAO, DOC 9426 Air Traffic Services Planning Manual 1984, p. V-1-1-5
The holder of a valid ATC licence which permits the individual to control traffic at a specific operational unit. Executive controllers, planning controllers, and supervisors are ATCOs. For the purpose of performance assessment, the total number of ATCOs that hold a valid licence can be broken down into two subcategories: ATCO in OPS and ATCO on other duties.
EUROCONTROL Specification for Economic Information Disclosure, Edition 2.6, Edition date: 31.12.2008, Reference nr: EUROCONTROL-SPEC-0117