Why Join CNSOG

CNS Officers’ Guild is a professional body and the only cadre base association of the Communication, Navigation, Surveillance & Air Traffic Management engineers and technical officers of Airports Authority of India.

ICAO and globally accepted terminology for these professionals is Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP). ICAO Next Generation Aviation Professionals (NGAP) includes ATSEPs as Air Traffic Management (ATM) professionals.

Our Aims and Objectives:

  • educate and update members with the latest innovations and technological developments in the aviation systems with a global perspective,
  • promote cooperation amongst CNS officers,
  • to provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas which enhances the quality of work in the field of CNS,
  • holds seminar & conferences
  • to have interaction with users and technology providers,
  • to take up matters with all concerned authorities for solution of the difficulties/grievances of the CNS officers. for development, growth of the organization and nation

CNSOG is member of the International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Association (IFATSEA).

  • IFATSEA is the global voice of ATSEPs having membership from more than 60 countries.
  • IFATSEA is recognised as an observer by ICAO. Working together with Eurocontrol, IFATSEA developed the ATSEP training manual adopted as ICAO Document-7192.
  • IFATSEA is a member of ICAO NGAP ATM Subgroup and together developed Competency Based Training Manual for ATSEPs- ICAO Document-9868 “A combination of skills, knowledge and attitudes required to perform a task to the prescribed standard”.
  • Update ATSEP training manual 7192 in accordance with ATSEP competency framework.
  • IFATSEA contributes to the work of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, defining the future technology platform for the Single European Sky.
  • IFATSEA is participating to the EASA rulemaking activities related to ATSEPs and their competency.
  • IFATSEA maintains working relationships with the ATM staff trade union organisations European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). IFATSEA also collaborates with the global federations for other Aviation Professional Staff – IFATCA and IFALPA.
  • IFATSEA also attends the ICAO DGCA conference in the Asia Pacific Region.

CNS Officers’ Guild works together with the professional associations of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEPs) from around the world.