Aviation, Air Traffic & Pilot Bursaries 2019 – 2020
AVIATION, AIR TRAFFIC & PILOT BURSARIES FOR 2019 & 2020
Air traffic controllers work in area control centres and airport control towers and are responsible for the route mapping of aircrafts using the most efficient route, tracking the aircrafts position using radar and ensuring the aircrafts safety in the airspace.
Airline pilots are responsible for flying passengers or cargo on short or long-haul flights for business, commercial or leisure purposes. An aircraft is usually operated by two pilots – a captain or pilot in command and a supporting first officer.
Commercial Pilot earn an average annual salary of R360 000, while Air traffic controllers earn an average annual salary of R300 000.