CAE has been awarded a contract to provide the UAE Joint Aviation Command (JAC) with a suite of helicopter simulators and training devices for the NorthStar Aviation 407 Multi-Role Helicopter (407MRH) as well as the Sikorsky UH-60M Armed Black Hawk (ABH).
On behalf of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi) is set to open a brand new EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) electronic examination centre in Istanbul, Turkey.
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and Oman Air have joined forces to create 400 jobs for young Omanis at the new Muscat International Airport.
Etihad Flight College has taken delivery of the first of four Embraer Phenom 100E. Etihad Flight College will be the first flight school in the world to use the Phenom 100E in the initial phase of flying training.
The International College of Engineering & Management (ICEM) has signed a memorandum of understanding with CAA International (CAAi), the state-to-state advisory arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) for new training in Oman
Embraer Executive Jets has unveiled an image of the first Phenom 100E in the colors of Etihad Flight College, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Etihad Airways, as it prepares to deliver the first of four entry-level jets the flight school
In cooperation with the International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO, EgyptAir has implemented the TrainAir Plus programme.
The Airbus Foundation and the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) unveiled a joint initiative to train thousands of Iranian teenagers aged between 12 and 14 in robotics and resilience
Oman Air has offered two groups of students the chance to visit Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which was held at the Dubai World Trade Centre at the end of April.
Air Arabia second officer, Ghada Mohamed Al Rousi, has issued a rallying cry to young women around the world, among rising concern within the commercial aviation industry over a looming global pilot shortage.
Oman Air has joined with the Muscat-based College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) to support the ongoing development of entrepreneurship amongst the young people of Oman.
Oman Air has reaffirmed its commitment to passenger safety by providing additional refresher training for key staff.
Turkey based Segmen Flight Academy recently started flight training operations after taking delivery of five new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft.
Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA), the Middle East's largest helicopter operator, will this year open the region's first dedicated helicopter training centre. The new 7,250 square metre facility in Khalifa City will
In a first for Turkey's airline industry, Turkish Airlines is to use a Level-D Pilot Training Simulator by HAVELSAN, an in-country Turkish systems manufacturer.
EgyptAir Training Center has passed the European Agency for Safety and Aviation (EASA) inspection.
EgyptAir Training Centre received a high-level delegation from the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority, in order to re-accredit the centre for training for airlines operating in the Libyan market.
Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of global technology provider Lockheed Martin, took time out during a recent visit to the UAE to congratulate Emirati students who participated in a knowledge-sharing training programme at the
Future Bahraini engineers have been given the chance this week to hear from young British engineers as BAE Systems hosts a series of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) workshops this week in partnership with Bahrain
EgyptAir Training Centre has announced its participation in the African Aviation MRO Conference & Exhibition 2016 next week.
Royal Jordanian President/CEO Captain Suleiman Obeidat attended the graduation of the first group that took the leadership program RJ launched last November to improve employees' skills and to tap into RJ's expertise to the benefit
Etihad Flight College has expanded its fleet of trainer aircraft with the delivery of two Extra EA 330 LT aircraft.
Emirates Group hosts conference on best recruitment practices through technology and social sourcing
Emirates Group recruitment has hosted its first conference around best recruitment practices through technology and social sourcing.
EgyptAir Training Center has received 38 ambassadors and representatives of African countries.
Emirates Aviation University has received recognition of its qualifications from the National Qualifications Authority (NQA).
TAV Academy has held its first training session in Istanbul, under the membership of TRAINAIR Plus Programme, with trainers from Tanzania.
Etihad Airways has celebrated a major milestone in its Emiratisation programme with over 3,000 Emirati nationals now employed by the UAE's national airline.
L-3 Link UK and UAE based Spatial Composite Solutions have signed a long term agreement to supply the Full Flight Pilot Simulator sub modules for L-3 Link's Reality Seven Simulator manufacturing project.
Etihad Airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), to develop and deliver an executive leadership development programme.
Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Bahrain's minister of transportation and telecommunications, joined the Gulf Aviation Academy graduation ceremony following the graduates'
Etihad Airways has opened a new medical facility in Abu Dhabi for its employees.
Emirates' National Cadet Pilot Programme, designed by Emirates airline to support the development of UAE nationals, celebrated today the largest graduating class in its 23-year history.
Capt. Tilmann Gabriel, programme director for City University London's (City) aviation management programmes has called for a plan to encourage more local talent to carve a career in one of the UAE's corner
Omani students studying at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the UK last week attended the second Insight into Industry visit at BAE Systems' Military Air facility at Warton in the North West of England.
Arab Wings and Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) have signed a five-year business aviation training agreement for Arab Wings to expand its training programme with ECFT from three to 11 aircraft types.
Oman Air has entered 21 Omanis to join its Cadet Training Programme.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) chairman of the board of directors Suleiman Al-Hafez has opened the leadership programme on launched by RJ to improve employees' skills and to tap into RJ's expertise in the regional and global airline industry.
Etihad Airways has officially opened a new state-of-the-art Crew Briefing Centre (CBC) at its hub in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates.
FlightSafety International continues to enhance its Gulfstream G650 training programme by upgrading its simulators and adding the Autobrakes system.
Alsim has announced Prince Sultan Aviation Academy (PSAA) recently acquired two ALX simulators, full versions, which will be delivered to the school in December.
Emirates Aviation University has celebrated its 24th annual graduation ceremony, honouring more than 400 students.
Abu Dhabi-based Royal Jet has signed a contract with the UAE GHQ Armed Forces to provide a wide spectrum of technical and operational training to Air Force staff.
Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC) is to increase the number of UAE Nationals in key roles in the organisation.
Rockwell Collins has been selected by Turkish Airlines to provide its EP-8100 visual system for the airline's Boeing Next Generation 737, Airbus A320 and Airbus A330 full flight simulators.
CAE has announced this week at the Dubai Airshow that it has signed a training equipment agreement to support Saudi Arabian Airlines' training needs in the region.
At the Dubai Airshow this week, Emirate and CAE announced Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT), a joint venture between the two companies.
Embraer and Emirates have plenty to celebrate at the Dubai Airshow this week.
Embraer Executive Jets has announced that Emirates Flight Training Academy has signed a firm order for five Phenom 100E business jets with options for five more aircraft.
Emirates Flight Training Academy, developed by Emirates airline to address its growing need for pilots, has signed an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft and Embraer to order 27 new aircraft.
The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata) and BAE Systems have announced “Make It” - the UK's Manufacturing Institute's engineering and manufacturing challenge –
Pegasus Airlines Cargo Directorate and Bahcesehir University's Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences co-hosted the 'International Transport and Logistics
Oman Air has held a major emergency response exercise at its headquarters in Muscat.
Gulf Air and Bahrain Polytechnic recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide the tertiary education institute's Information Technology students and graduates with the opportunity to perform final year industry projects and
Etihad Airways is continuing its search for UAE nationals to join its innovative Fursati – “my opportunity” in Arabic – foundation programme which aims to produce customer-facing ground service agents and other key
The Alitalia Training Academy has resumed operations after a ten year hiatus, starting with 24 candidates in the Alitalia-Etihad Airways Cadet Pilot Program.
Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) and development company, and BAE Systems, the UK defence, aerospace, and security company, has announced the signing of a Student Cooperative
Jetstream Aviation has received the renewal of its approval by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) after the completion of a recent audit.
A course on Safety Management Systems in Aviation is being held in Abu Dhabi Sept 29-October 1.
Alsim announced Guneydogu Aviation (GDH) school has acquired a Light Turboprop ALX for the Segmen Flight Academy.
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed an MOU with International Aero Engine Association (IAEA), USA, to offer Aircraft Life Cycle Management for Investor Programme and Aircraft Engine MRO Engineering and Management Programme at
The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) has selected the Pilatus PC-9 M to train its pilots.
Etihad Airways has selected 12 Italian trainees to join its engineering division and take part in a training opportunity.
Following a huge response to its current recruitment drive, Oman Air is expanding opportunities for Omani nationals to become pilots with the airline.
Cubic Global Defense (CGD), a business unit of Cubic Corporation has announced its selection by Emirates Airlines (EK) to develop a virtual, immersive, game-based aviation training for the EK cabin crew.
Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have signed a new collaboration agreement supporting the more
Ahead of the new EU Regulation 376/2014 in November 2015, CAA International (CAAi) has launched two, online e-Learning courses.
Following the graduation in March of ten Omani cadet pilots, Oman Air is now recruiting more candidates from within the Sultanate of Oman.
Etihad Technical is further investing in its expansive Graduate Engineering Programme, which was launched in 2010. After a multi-million-dollar investment in a dedicated Airbus classroom,
A select group of Etihad Airways UAE nationals is on-track to gain the Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals (CertTF) from the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT), the leading world body for the
Etihad Flight College has signed a purchase agreement for four Embraer Phenom 100E aircraft, and options for three additional aircraft of the same model.
The Emirates Group has signed a Memorandum an MoU with Emirates Nationals Development Programme (ENDP) to recruit UAE nationals in a variety of positions to support the growth of Emirates airline and dnata.
EgyptAir Training Center has past the European Agency inspection for Safety and Aviation ( EASA ) conducted recently by the agency through reviewing training programmess, quality standards and the administrative structure of the
Oman Air is to train more Omani pilots, with the intention of increasing employment and career progression opportunities for citizens of the Sultanate.
L-3 Communications has bought UK-headquartered CTC Aviation for around $210million. CTC has developed MPL training for Qatar Airways and supported other Gulf airlines - such as Flydubai - with flight crew resourcing.
Emirates Aviation University and Airways New Zealand have officially opened their purpose-built air traffic control training facility in Dubai, one of the world's largest air transport hubs.
Cadets on the Etihad MPL programme will become the first in the world to carry out their core flying on a multi-engined jet.
Alpha Aviation Academy has announced that the one hundredth cadet has graduated from its pilot training centre in Sharjah, UAE.
The final panel session at the Aviation Africa event looked at the shortage of human capital in the region and the need to train young people to make sure the industry thrives.
Dr. Nicklas Dahlstrom, director of human factors for Emirates Airline, addressing the Aviation Africa conference in Dubai today, told the audience that human factors training is essential, especially when
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Foreign Operators Affairs department, in their capacity representing the UAE as a participating State to the European Union EASA Ramp Inspection programme, has successfully concluded the Sixth Ramp
The Emirates Group has signed a MOU with Tanmia, the National Human Resource Development & Employment Authority, at Careers UAE 2015, to recruit 200 UAE nationals across different facets of the business throughout the year.
As part of its UAE national development strategy, Etihad Airways has posted two of its Emirati graduate engineers to Geneva, Switzerland, to undergo on-the-job (OTJ) training with Etihad
The General Command of the Armed Forces, represented by the National Service and Reserve Authority (NRSA), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etihad Airways.
EgyptAIR has completed a FSTD Evaluators course provided by EASA Consultants and FTD Consulting in cooperation with SimHelp.
Critical equipment made for new Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) aircraft is being manufactured in the Middle East for the first time.
Emirates Aviation University celebrated yesterday its second graduating class this year, honouring more than 250 students.
Air traffic management specialist, NATS, has hosted a series of interactive workshops in Oman in an effort to share industry best practice and the latest thinking in the field of air traffic engineering.
Turkish Airlines has announced it is recruiting for up to 600 more cockpit crew with vacancies for Captains, First Officers and Flight Instructors now available and open to everyone.
In association with risk management training specialists KRisk, CAA International (CAAi), a wholly owned subsidiary of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), has launched two new Risk Management course titles,
Middle East Airlines - Air Liban has inaugurated the world's first CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulator (FFS) at Middle East Aviation Academy in Beirut.
Alitalia has launched a comprehensive new graduate management program in collaboration with Etihad Airways, providing an opportunity for graduates from Italy's leading universities to develop into future leaders of the
Emirates Aviation College (EAC) - Crew Training has reported a record-breaking year for 2014, with over 33,000 attendees in various training courses (with some crew members attending multiple courses in a year).
The Saudi Aviation Training Conference and Exhibition (SATCE) 2015 which was due to take place on 18-19th of March has been postponed due to what organisers described as “reasons beyond our control.”
Qatar Airways has partnered with Six Seconds to introduce enhanced emotional intelligence training. Seventeen members from the Customer Experience Training Team have successfully completed a customised training programme
Etihad Airways is to begin providing commercial aviation training to a number of pilots, cabin attendants, loadmasters and flight despatchers in the UAE Armed Forces.
Etihad Airways is holding eleven recruitment days in March 2015, seeking individuals with hospitality experience to join its World's Leading Airline Cabin Crew.
As conflict zones continue to sprout up across the Middle East, aviation players are called on to collaborate to identify, assess and respond to risks that civil aircraft face from hazardous