skeyes is recruiting air traffic controllers

Ensuring the safety and efficiency of air traffic: this is the complex task of air traffic controllers. skeyes seeks motivated candidates to start the air traffic controller training. Registrations for the recruitment exam are possible until 20 March 2019 via the skeyes website.


skeyes' air traffic controllers manage over a million movements a year in the Belgian airspace and at the different airports of the country, in other words, they are responsible for air traffic safety.

The job of an air traffic controller is a complex one. It bears an enormous responsibility. So controllers need to be thorough, have a good situational judgment, be able to make the right decisions quickly, be stress-resistant, be team-minded and have a good knowledge of English, the international language of aviation.

To start the two-year training, candidates must participate in the selection tests. Those who get the best scores on all tests (cognitive, psychological and medical) can begin training.

Practical details

Candidates must be at least 17 (and get their certificate of upper secondary education this year) and no older than 26. Registrations are open until Wednesday 20 March 2019 via the skeyes website. Interested candidates will find there all the information on the job of air traffic controller, the admission criteria and eliminating tests.

Thanks to Entry Point North Belgium, skeyes' academy, the training takes place in Belgium.


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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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