Who are NATS?
NATS is the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services. Each year we handle 2.4 million flights and 250 million passengers in UK airspace.
In addition to providing services to 14 UK airports, and managing all upper airspace in the UK, we provide services around the world spanning Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.
We have the expertise and resources to work with clients worldwide, adding value to any project. You can work with us at the consultation, project management, operation or maintenance phases. Or you may prefer to outsource the entire process to us for peace of mind and additional cost efficiency.
Our pivotal role in the development of UK air traffic has enabled us to create a proven range of products and services. These have helped our clients worldwide lift their performance in many areas, giving them a distinct commercial advantage.
For more information please see https://www.nats.aero/
What projects / schemes / initiatives to support women’s recruitment, retention and progression in STEM are NATS involved in?
NATS offers a variety of activities to attract women into engineering. These include:
– Bring your daughter to work day. This scheme is run regionally and provides the opportunity for 13-18 year old females to meet air traffic control engineers and enjoy a day of interactive talks, tours and activities aimed at helping them discover more about a possible career in engineering
– STEM activities within schools to support the awareness of engineering
– Engagement with colleges and university to promote the career paths of women within engineering.
Why did NATS join WISE?
“Diversity and Inclusion is a key priority for NATS. We have joined the WISE campaign to help us support this objective and to provide exposure to the amazing opportunities available within the Aviation and Engineering sector.
We strive to attract women in to our business, to develop them and to retain this talent. Are also dedicated to the STEM agenda to ensure that we have the right skills for the future.”
– Helen Fuge, Head of Learning and Early Careers