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Air transport professionals

Air transport professionals fly and navigate aircraft, control and direct air traffic to ensure the safe and efficient operation of aircraft in flight and on the ground, and instruct students in flying aircraft.

What do air transport professionals do?

  • prepare and submit flight plans
  • provide flight information for flight crews and air traffic services staff
  • control aircraft movements, and direct aircraft taxiing, take-offs and landings by radio
  • complete cockpit preparations and external inspections
  • monitor aircraft performance and report on mechanical condition
  • fly aircraft

Very low

projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started