You’ll find every ATC training establishment in Europe is working to max capacity already, servicing the current needs.
Isn't that a damning indictment of the total lack of forward planning (and, more importantly, action
) by those charged with the administration?
How come the airliner -manufacturers and the Commercial Pilot schools have been geared-up for the projected growth in demand, for years, even before the end of the last slump,- yet the regulatory authorities all knew that controllers would be retiring, /natural wastage/ yet they sat blindly by, watching the train-crash approaching ?
Surely it's their duty
to ensure that there are sufficient training- facilities and staff in place to meet the needs of the industry?
There again, I'm not , and never have been a qualified person in any aspect of Aviation, so what would I know , eh?