Behind the scenes at air navigation service provider skeyes

Job day 16.03.2024 for candidate air traffic controllers

Steenokkerzeel, Belgium - Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career in the aviation sector? Then this is your chance! On 16 March 2024, skeyes is organising a job day for aspiring air traffic controllers at its Steenokkerzeel site. As the job of an air traffic controller requires a specific profile, skeyes is giving a number of candidates the opportunity to get to know the job from up close at its Steenokkerzeel site.

Air traffic controllers play a vital role in managing the air traffic safely and efficiently. They are responsible for guiding aircraft during take-off, landing and in flight. This exciting job requires a combination of accuracy, stress-resistance and problem-solving skills.

Dreaming of becoming an air traffic controller?

This year as well, skeyes will be looking for new air traffic controllers to keep up the number of air traffic controllers needed at airports and at the CANAC2 air traffic control centre.

Those interested can apply from 5 February to 31 March 2024 for the selection process. This consists of five stages. Only candidates who pass each stage separately will advance to the next stage. Those who pass the entire process can start their air traffic controller training in the autumn.

Candidates must hold a high school diploma, must not be older than 30 years on the exam registration deadline and must be 18 years old on 1 September 2024.

More info: Become an air traffic controller at skeyes | skeyes

Participating in this job day

During the job day, which is part of the new 2024 air traffic controller recruitment campaign, interested parties will have the opportunity to learn more about the air traffic controller profession, training opportunities and career prospects at skeyes. There will also be demonstrations by experienced air traffic controllers, tours of the facilities and the opportunity to ask our staff and recruitment experts questions.

It is a unique opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of an exciting and dynamic sector. Whether you are a recent graduate or considering a career switch, we look forward to welcoming you to our job day.

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To gain access, every prospective participant is required to register. This is because special security rules apply at the site.

Note to editors

Interested media may contact the skeyes spokespersons for additional information.

Dutch-speaking spokesperson

French-speaking spokesperson

Head of communications

Kurt Verwilligen

Audrey Dorigo

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About skeyes

skeyes ensures the safety and efficiency of air traffic in Belgium 24/7. The skeyes air traffic controllers manage over 3,000 aircraft every day, which makes up over a million flight movements per year. The autonomous public company is active at the heart of Europe, in one of the busiest and most complex sections of airspace of the continent. skeyes is active at Brussels Airport and at the airports of Antwerp, Charleroi, Kortrijk, Liège and Ostend. Thanks to its CANAC 2 control centre skeyes manages the flight movements above Belgium and a part of Luxembourg up to an altitude of 7,500 metres (*). The company relies on its nearly 900 experienced staff members who are at the service of their customers: airline companies, airports, the aviation sector and the authorities. skeyes also develops innovating services regarding drones and contributes to a sustainable future of the aviation sector, among other things with respect to the environment.

skeyes is a member of FABEC, a joint airspace block (Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland) with the aim of improving air navigation efficiency in the heart of Europe in the framework of the Single European Sky.

(*) The upper airspace of the Benelux countries and North West Germany is managed jointly with the EUROCONTROL centre in Maastricht. 


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