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All-women team given charge of air traffic operations at Guwahati airport


GUWAHATI: Celebrating the spirit of womanhood, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Friday passed over all the operations of air traffic movement at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) airport in Guwahati to ladies air traffic keep an eye on officers (ATCOs).

“Today, as an ATCO, I believe very empowered. I thank the AAI for bestowing the accountability of managing all the operations of air traffic movement here on an all-women group to mark the International Women’s Day. Controlling air traffic has always been a difficult process. Discharging such a mammoth activity by way of the women ATCOs is a distinct feeling,” stated Lisa Das, an on-duty ATCO.


She added, “We are thankful for purchasing such an opportunity. This coordinated effort by way of the women ATCOs proves that we will execute essentially the most responsible tasks.”


The women ATCOs took charge of the operations in the morning and have been noticed performing their duties with utmost dedication throughout the day. Besides making sure protected landing and take-off of aircrafts from the LGBI airport, the ATCOs from the world keep an eye on place of business of the AAI located at the Guwahati airport additionally keep an eye on air traffic control when plane fly over various portions the NE area.


“Being an air traffic controller, we're a part of the fastest rising aviation trade. We are celebrating the International Women’s Day at the LGBI airport by way of controlling all of the channels — from tower keep an eye on to space keep an eye on centres. All women air traffic controllers have taken charge. This is how we're celebrating the day,” stated Shruti Neha, another girl ATCO, who stood at the top of the airport’s air traffic keep an eye on tower.


On the instance, Air Traffic Controllers’ Guild of the NE area felicitated all women air traffic controllers at the LGBI airport for their dedication in carrying out daily operations with potency. JT Radhakrishna, the regional govt director (in-charge) of AAI, Ramesh Kumar, director of the Guwahati airport, at the side of ATC guild regional secretary Prabhaker, have been provide at the instance. “International Women’s Day honours women who've paved the path against our growth and struggled to take womanhood to a degree where it's now. The objective of Women’s Day celebration is to precise love and gratitude against their contribution to our lives and society,” stated an AAI spokesperson.


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