Dans appoints first female national to ATC duty management role

Dubai Air Navigation Services (Dans), has appointed its first female UAE national as duty manager in the emirate.


Marwa Al Matrooshi, who joined the Dans in 2004 as an Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO), has become the first ever Emirati female to become a duty manager in the air traffic control (ATC) tower in Dubai.
She is responsible for managing the daily direction of ATC operations at Dubai International (DXB) airport. As well as ensuring consistency in safety and service delivery she will also be responsible for managing an entire watch which comprises of five air traffic control officers working on different positions within ATC operations in the ATC tower.