FACULTY OF AIR TRANSPORT

Air Traffic Management

The specialty of 050613 – Air Traffic Management involves training of specialists to organize, manage and provide flights (aircraft, helicopters, gliders, drones) with air navigation information. The Bachelor degree in this specialty is carried out in 2 directions: air traffic control and aeronautical data management.

The Bachelor degree students specializing in Air Traffic Control, thanks to the acquired knowledge, skills and abilities are formed as highly qualified specialists in the development of aeronautical information necessary for flight and air traffic control, flight safety and the provision of flight with this information.

The curriculum of the specialty of Air Traffic Management – 050613 was developed in accordance with the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO Doc. 10056 and ICAO Doc. 7192 Part E-3), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA EU-340/2015), the State Civil Aviation Agency Aviation of the Republic of Azerbaijan (AAR-PEL). -006-ATC-Licensing-2018).

The normative period of study in the specialty of Air Traffic Management – 050613 at the National Aviation Academy of "Azerbaijan Hava Yollari" is 4 years for Bachelor degree studying in the Azerbaijani and Russian languages, and 5 years for students studying in English.

050613 - Students specializing in Air Traffic Management are provided the knowledge stated below:

  • fundamental knowledge in advanced mathematics and physics
  • computational and numerical methods
  • aviation legislation
  • rules of flight, the theory of air traffic control
  • the rules of radio phraseology and radio exchange
  • professional English
  • aviation meteorology, navigation, flight procedures
  • aircraft flight performance, flight instruments and flight control system
  • ATC simulator
  • aerodromes
  • professional environment, abnormal and emergency situations, human factors, etc.

  • fundamental knowledge in advanced mathematics and physics
  • aviation legislation
  • flight rules, basics of air traffic control
  • professional English
  • aviation meteorology, navigation, flight procedures
  • aircraft performance, equipment and systems
  • aerodromes, aeronautical database
  • control technology, coordination methods
  • the basics of generation of information points and aeronautical charts
  • the development and distribution of charts, dynamic and static aeronautical databases, and other subjects

Graduates who have successfully completed the curriculum, thanks to the the acquired professional competencies will be able to work on the organization and management of modern air traffic, aeronautical information and continue their studies in the relevant area of Master level.

Graduates, who have successfully completed the specialty of Air Traffic Management, besides their own area will be able to work in various areas, including flight management, planning and manufacture, safety of air traffic and quality system, transport logistics, transport management, flight control of spacecraft - after completing relevant refresher courses and the licensing process, vocational training, vocational education and research in the relevant fields of education and science, in managerial positions and professions in the areas that combine specialized professional activities in general and special aviation.

*The rules of admission to the Bachelor's level can be found here.