Middle East Division

VATME – VATSIM Middle East Divison is part of the Africa and Middle East Region on the VATSIM Network. VATME has jurisdiction over the countries of Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

VATME's goal is to become the largest, most comprehensive and professional ATC Simulation Organization on the VATSIM Network, and in the world. We operate a professional ATC environment, and use VATSIM’s superior network resources to provide ATC service which is ‘as real as it gets.’

Our goal is to unite the Middle East Aviation Community online and to promote the utmost professionalism, prestige, and coordination. The Increased realism, professionalism, and dedication of the VATME Division makes us the primary location for some of the best real world air traffic controllers in the Middle East.

Ahmed Yahia Hamad (1197116)

VATME Director

Ahmed Radwan (1070757)

VATME Deputy Director

Chriss Klosowski (1306415)

VATME ATC Training Director

John Koranteng (1011061)

VATME Marketing and Membership Director


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Latest News

VOTING - Cross the Land: Eastbound 2020

April 18, 2020

Cross The Land: Eastbound 2020

April 13, 2020

VATME4 (VATME ATC Training Director) appointment

April 7, 2020

VATME6 (VATME Deputy Marketing Director) appointment

March 14, 2020


Policies and procedures ensure that operations at the division run smooth and efficiently. It is essential that all members at Middle East review the policies/procedures.