Ordinary members are natural persons who accept the objectives of EGATS and are established employees of the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, Eurocontrol, or after a minimum period of five years of membership of EGATS enjoy a pension from Eurocontrol. ( Retirement, E.T.S. or Invalidity) and are in possession, or have been in possession for a period of at least five years of an Air Traffic Controllers Licence, issued by Eurocontrol or by the competent authority of a memberstate of ECAC, or are employed, or have been employed, as a Flight Data Assistant in Maastricht UAC, or coming from such a position, after a minimum period of five years of membership of EGATS, are employed in another function within Eurocontrol outside Maastricht UAC.
Natural persons who accept the objectives of EGATS, and are employed as licenced Air Traffic Controller by a civil or military organisation, within Maastricht UAC, primarily charged with the control of Operational Air Traffic in an Eurocontrol Memberstate can also be admitted as Ordinary member. They may continue their membership after retirement if they have been Member for at least five years.