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About Airways International

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A world leader in ATC training and simulation

Airways International Ltd (AIL) is the commercial arm of Airways New Zealand – providing training, simulation, selection, uncrewed traffic management, aeronautical information management, procedure design and aviation consultancy services globally to air navigation service providers (ANSPs), airlines and airports. 

Our talented, experienced people include commercial specialists, training and simulation experts, air traffic management specialists and communications, navigation and surveillance engineers. We have been training air traffic controllers at Airways New Zealand since 1950 and have been working with other international ANSPs for over 30 years in the delivery of air traffic control training, simulation and consultancy services.

Supporting the ATM industry to thrive

We offer globally recognised ATC training programmes, advanced simulation and selection solutions, and interactive learning resources to help our customers achieve lower training costs and higher success rates.

We also partner with airports, governments, aviation technology suppliers and other ANSPs to develop future-ready innovative procedures, air traffic management (ATM) and uncrewed traffic management (UTM) solutions, through leading-edge thinking, nimble execution and strong collaboration. 

Airways Knowledge Online studio


  • Ab initio ATC training
  • Short courses in ATM & ATS operations
  • Virtual learning via AKO (Airways Knowledge Online) 
  • Interactive digital learning resources via AirBooks
  • Aviation English services
ATC simulator training

Digital solutions

  • TotalControl (ATC simulation)
  • SureSelect (ATC selection)
  • AirShare (UA/UTM management)

AIM & Procedure Design

  • Navigation procedure design services
  • Performance Based Navigation procedure development
  • Aeronautical Information Management
  • AIS to AIM transition
  • ICAO PANS-OPS training
  • Data integration and visualisation

Aviation services

  • Airspace services
  • Engineering & consultancy
  • Airfield infrastructure

Where we work

Airways International partners with some of our industry’s best aviation experts to deliver projects and services that improve the quality of ATC training, reduce congestion and environmental impacts, and create efficiencies for our customers.

Airways International’s customer reach spans 65 countries across the globe, from the Middle East and Europe to throughout Asia Pacific and Australasia.

Our leaders

Meet Airways International's diverse and talented group of leaders, dedicated to supporting our people, customers and industry partners as they further develop the thriving global aviation sector.
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Brochures & downloads

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