IFATCA is concerned that TIBA procedures may be used to circumvent industrial disputes, or as a substitute for proper Air Traffic Services, rather than to overcome short term technical problems.
IFATCA Policy is:
State Authorities should be required to give adequate notification of the introduction of Traffic Information Broadcasts (TIBA) procedures, i.e. at least 3 months in advance, except where catastrophic events preclude this notification.
TIBA procedures should only be introduced where there are significant technical and/or practical deficiencies in the ATC infrastructure, subject to the Authorities providing adequate procedures and for a limited duration only, not exceeding 6 months.
|See: WP 83 – Port of Spain 1991, WP 84 – Port of Spain 1991 and WP 92A – Taipei 1997|
Last Update: September 29, 2020