Malta Air Traffic Services Ltd (MATS) is the Air Navigation Service Provider for Malta. MATS provides a variety of services primarily aimed at ensuring that aircraft flying in the Malta Flight Information Region (FIR) are safely separated in accordance with international civil aviation regulations.
The task of ensuring safe operations of commercial and private aircraft falls on air traffic controllers. They must coordinate the movements of thousands of aircraft, keep them at safe distances from each other, direct them during takeoff and landing from airports, direct them around bad weather and ensure that traffic flows safely, smoothly and with minimal delays.
|Number of Towers Operated||1|
|Number of Area Control Centres||1|
|Number of Employees||149|
|Number of ATCOs||52|