Foreign airlines demand Beijing airport air traffic controllers speak in English

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore March 5, 2015 16:55

Foreign airlines demand Beijing airport air traffic controllers speak in English

Foreign airlines flying into Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) are insisting that air traffic controllers communicate solely in English to ensure that all pilots have a common situational awareness of the airport environment. Today, air traffic controllers use English when communicating with foreign airline pilots but Mandarin with pilots from Chinese airlines.

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore March 5, 2015 16:55