Airline Dispatchers Federation.
Representing the professional interests of the Aircraft Dispatcher.

 The Airline Dispatchers Federation represents the professional interests of the dispatch profession.   ADF's constituency is comprised of licensed aircraft dispatchers and operational control professionals from aerospace companies, regional and cargo carriers and every major U.S. airline.   ADF's membership as of January 2022 stood at 1,721 members.  The vast majority of airline passengers traveling each day in the United States, do so under the watchful eye of ADF members.

The ADF is an all volunteer organization (all working dispatchers) and in accordance with our bylaws is an advocacy organization for working dispatchers and not a labor organization.

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023 Scholarship Recipients:

Please congratulate the following recipients of the ADF 2023 Scholarships:

A big thank you too Jeppesen, North American Dispatch, and Technical Aviation Services (TAS) dispatch schools for making these possible.

David Johnson - Jeppesen 


Ruth Calix - North American Dispatch Scholarship Winner!
Ruth Calix

Hi! I’m Ruth Calix, a Latina grad student and aviation enthusiast from Chicago, Illinois. I graduated this past May with a bachelor’s in Aviation Management and am set to graduate with my master’s in Aviation this upcoming winter. I have interned for two airlines, Delta and Southwest, as well as the St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Through all my internships, I was able to shadow dispatchers and learn about their crucial roles in flight operations. As a proud recipient of the North American Flight Control Scholarship, I cannot wait to embark on my journey to receive my own dispatch license!

Napoleon Lucas Medina - Technical Aviations Services (TAS) 



Benefits of ADF Membership

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  • Job Postings
  • Discussion Forums
  • Dispatch Related Videos