For the first time in the history of civil aviation in the country, Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) issued licenses to six Air Traffic Controllers (ATCO) of the Department of Air Transport (DoAT) on June 8, 2022. Over a simple function, the licenses were handed over to the Head of Air Traffic Management (ATM), Mr. Karma Yonten by the Director of BCAA.
The licenses were issued following the successful completion of rigorous training consisting of Initial training and Unit training as per the Air Traffic Controller licensing regulation.
With this license, ATCOs are authorized to provide Aerodrome Control Services at Paro international airport