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
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) played host to a number of visiting delegates representing 13 countries that were in Bahrain to attend the 15th meeting of the Middle East Air Navigation Planning and Implementation Regional Group (MIDANPIRG).
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
Etihad Flight College is now authorised to provide the Multi Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) training program following certification as an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
Etihad Airways has announced plans to boost the number of UAE nationals employed in the airline substantially as part of its award winning UAE national development strategy.
CAE and Bombardier announced yesterday that they have signed an agreement for CAE's acquisition of Bombardier's Military Aviation Training business for approximately C$19.8 million.
Etihad Airways is holding 11 recruitment days in February 2015, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join its World's Leading Airline Cabin Crew.
CAE Oxford Aviation Academy today announced that Emirates Airline is increasing its annual cadet training intake at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy to 55 cadets during 2015.
Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) has announced the adoption of the New ICDL Profile structure in order to enhance the digital competencies and knowledge of its employees.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT), a joint venture between CAE and Emirates airline, has ordered two simulators --a Boeing B737-800W and a Gulfstream 650-- as well as a Gulfstream 650 CAE Simfinity integrated procedures
A group of 28 Saudi Arabian students have arrived in New Zealand this week to prepare for Airways' air traffic controller programme.
In response to the rapid and continued growth of the aviation industry in the Middle East, Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) is to expand its second Dubai training facility at Dubai Silicon Oasis.
FlightSafety International launched a challenge to the CAE-Emirates dominance of training centres in the UAE with a partnership deal with Abu Dhabi Aviation announced at the MEBA show.
Following the success of the UK CAA's first open-access training courses in Dubai, CAA International (CAAi) are returning to the United Arab Emirates in January 2015 with a series of Safety Management Systems (SMS) courses.
A number of operators within the MENA region are experiencing an ever increasing shortage of pilots, according to Zenon Aviation Recruitment.
Resource Group has announced its acquisition of Symbiotics Ltd, specialists in human performance enhancement that provide organisations with training methods and tools to help their people excel.
Etihad Airways is holding nine recruitment days in November 2014, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join its World's Leading Airline Cabin Crew.
Abu Dhabi Aviation and FlightSafety International have signed an MoU to establish a learning centre in Abu Dhabi.
The newly established Algerian flight academy -Aviation Training School (ATS) – part of the Red Med Group, located in Hassi Messaoud (Algeria), has launched its business with a DA40 NG from Diamond Aircraft with option for
FlightSafety International and Abu Dhabi Aviation have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a world-class learning centre in Abu Dhabi.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), in line with its operational requirements, conducted an Operational Plan workshop at Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center in Abu Dhabi earlier this week.
The UAE's civil aviation authority (GCAA), has signed an MoU with ICAO to reinforce international cooperation programs initiated by the authority together with the aviation authorities in different countries.
Etihad Airways has increased the number of UAE national staff on international work placements by over 130 per cent compared to the end of last year, with 142 Emiratis currently in overseas positions across the airline's global
In less than three weeks, CAA International (CAAi) will run a series of open-access Safety Management Systems (SMS) courses in Dubai, in collaboration with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority's (GCAA).
Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) has celebrated the graduation of its first batch of employees in a comprehensive one- year career development programme.
The Airways Aviation Group which has offices in Dubai, Amman and Beirut has announced the acquisition of the renowned Coventry UK based Atlantic Flight Training ( AFT ) from its Jordanian neighbour Ayla Academy.
A group of 36 Etihad Airways UAE national cadet pilots have started a specialised aviation training programme in Dublin, Ireland.
Etihad Airways has welcomed the first class of Emirati trainees to its Graduate Finance Development Programme, the latest scheme to be launched as part of the airline's growing UAE national development efforts.
Gulf Air and Tamkeen have signed an MoU to provide 40 Bahraini nationals with the opportunity to partake in on-the-job training within Gulf Air's Technical Division to gain aviation skills and experience.
The UAE's Ministry of Education and General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) along with Airbus Middle East have joined forces to roll out a three day robotics workshops, set to run in parallel to the summit. The three-day workshop is
Ras Al Khaimah cabin trainer manufacturer Spatial Composite Solutions has been awarded a $14million contract nby the UAE's national airline Etihad to build and deliver 14 cabin trainers.
Etihad Airways is hosting a major recruitment drive globally, seeking individuals with outstanding hospitality experience to join the airline's World Leading Cabin Crew.
Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA) is to launch an Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT) programme from its campus base at Thumamah near Riyadh.
Abu Dhabi's Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) continues to win accolades from leading industry bodies, as it announces today that it has been selected as the Regional Training Centre of Excellence (RTCE) by the International Civil
Bahrain-based training academy GAA has signed a deal to secure specialist health treatment for its employees.
The career ambitions of some young Emiratis on this month's Tourism Youth Summer Camp – the sixth in the annual series organized by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) – have taken off following a workshop in
As Oman Air prepares for its next phase of rapid expansion, due to launch later this year with the arrival of the first of 20 new aircraft, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has reaffirmed its commitment to the highest quality in
Maintenance engineers from Iraqi Airways have begun A320 training provided by the EgyptAir Training Center (ETC) – the training arm of the Egyptian carrier.
The British Safety Council has signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi's Environment, Health and Safety Center (OSHAD) to share best practice in the management of occupational health and safety and to
Boeing is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global fleet expands over the next 20 years.
EgyptAir Training Center has undertaken training with cabin crew of Bangladeshi airline, Biman Air.
Airways Aviation Training Academy (AATA ) a subsidiary of the Airways Aviation Group is to launch aviation theory and aviation foundation courses from its Dubai Knowledge Village facility with further
Etihad Airways has welcomed the latest group of graduates from its innovative development programme to join divisions across the airline as pilots, managers, contact centre staff and technical engineers.
Three Libyan students who recently graduated from Progress Flight Academy have successfully achieved a full type rating on the Airbus A320 at the Airbus Training Centre in Toulouse.
Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA) is celebrating its second anniversary this week and its first students are now in airline roles.
Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that its training facility Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) signed an MoU with Emirates Group Security - Centre of Aviation and Security Studies (CASS) to provide a number of joint Aviation Security training
The next generation of engineering talent from the Gulf state of Oman is to receive specialist training from air traffic management company, NATS.
Saudi Arabia is to host a series of International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) workshops for the first time.
Infinity Support Services (ISS) is to launch helicopter pilot training for the Sikorsky S-92 in Saudi Arabia.
Etihad Airways has announced it is establishing the Etihad Flight College, a world-class flight training facility in the United Arab Emirates for Emirati and international cadet pilots.
Bahrain based AFAQ Institute of Aviation Technology (AFAQ) has announced signing a new agreement with NASTECH/FLY NAS Airline to establish the First European EASA 147 approved Aircraft Engineering Training Academy in the Kingdom of
APM Terminals Bahrain, the operators of Khalifa bin Salman Port, recently completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training for employees. Lean Six Sigma is a structured, problem-solving approach designed
A group of air traffic control students from Saudi Arabia National Guard has graduated at New Zealand based Airways' academy, marking the completion of a successful two-year investment by Saudi Arabian Ministry of
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is working with Airbus Middle East to support the future of aviation through a series of workshops, aiming to instill a passion for science,
EgyptAir Training Center has succeeded in passing the European Agency inspection for Safety and Aviation ( EASA ) conducted recently by the agency through reviewing training programmes, quality standards and the administrative structure of
After months of hard work, long nights, test flight and crashed aircraft, the winners of the 4th UAE Innovation Challenge Abu Dhabi 2014 were announced today at an official awards ceremony at the HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College.
The UAE's civil aviation authority (GCAA) held a successful air accident training exercise at Fujairah International Airport, planned, coordinated and managed by the GCAA's air accident investigation team.
Emirates Aviation College has unveiled its new name, Emirates Aviation University, at the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX).
Mubadala Aerospace and Engineering services have joined forces with Airbus to roll-out the first of a series of robotic workshops to promote science and technology among the local youth.
Airbus Defence and Space today rolled out the PZL 130 Orlik MPT (Multi Purpose Trainer), a new version of the twin-seat aircraft with glass cockpit.
Sharjah based ACCL Aero Academy has officially opened its training facility.
Gulf Helicopters has ordered an AW189 EASA CS-FSTD(H) FFS Level C Simulator, to support the company's pilot development training needs for its recently announced purchase of 15 AW189 medium twin-engine helicopters.
Bahrain's aviation academy, Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding as a basis to start discussing further collaboration with Bahrain Polytechnic (BP) for the development
A recent survey commissioned by British Airways in the UAE shows that just over one in four residents have a fear of flying.
Oman Air's flight crew numbers are receiving a major boost, due to a significant increase in the recruitment of Omani citizens.