38th IFATCA APRM 2022


The 38th IFATCA Asia Pacific Regional Meeting will take place on October 20-22, 2022 at Mactan-Cebu, Phillipines. This year, we will have two keynote speeches:

  • Human Performance, fatigue, well-being, and big data by the leading researcher Ms Vink Lea-Sophie at Austro Control
  • Positive Safety Culture and beyond, an interactive session with ICAO APAC regional officer, Ms Lia Sunok Lee.

There will also be an International Aviation Organizations panel joined by CANSO IATA and IFALPA for their current work and future plan for post-COVID era.

Other programs include a thorough introduction to all the internal professional work done by and professional support and resources can be provided by IFATCA.

Lastly, the Member Associations will report on their most up-to-date news. The meeting will be in HYBRID mode, but attending in person will definitely give you the best in-person interaction.

See a more detailed schedule of the program here.
If you are interested in joining the event, please register here.


Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu is the official venue of 38th IFATCA Asia Pacific Regional Meeting 2022.

Located in the heart of Cebu City, the Radisson Blu Cebu provides five-star accommodations just minutes from the Mactan Channel and right next to Cebu International Port. Enjoy sweeping views of the channel and the city as well as proximity to cultural attractions and beautiful white-sand beaches. A walkway connects the hotel to the popular SM City Cebu Mall. Corporate travelers are well placed for the city’s main business and industrial parks, and Mactan Cebu International Airport (CEB) is just 11 kilometers away.

With the price negotiated, PATCA strongly recommends for the delegates to book their accommodation with the Venue Hotel for convenience. To avail of the discounted rate, please email ph.patca1962@gmail.com for booking instructions.

Please refer to the IFATCA APRM 2022 Ultimate Guide for the room types, discounted rates, and/or alternate hotels.

100 Years of ATC

Along with the regional meeting, we are also celebrating 100 years of ATC!
Read more about how controllers began issuing take-off 'clearances' from July 1922 here.


We would like to thank the following organizations for helping us organize the event. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor,
or would like to exhibit your businesses' products and services, contact us for partnering scheme details.

Philippine Air Traffic Controllers' Association 2023