Following the Germanwings tragedy, and in the light of an EASA Task Force recommends that 'all airline pilots should undergo psychological evaluation as part of training or before entering service' Resource Group has adapted its services to best support clients, providing the tools they need to recruit and retain pilots.
The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) F-16 pilots have been given a boost with a a new simulation-based F-16 training environment being developed for Amman by manufacturer Lockheed Martin.
Bahrain's Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has made a strategic step into the fast growing Indian market through a partnership agreement with India's Speedjet Aviation.
Provider of flight crew services and EASA Part-147 aviation technical training, Resource Group, have launched their new eLearning products for flight crew.
Airways Aviation, which provides crews to the Middle East, is launching CREW, a comprehensive global aviation recruitment, screening and training programme to support the aviation industry as it tackles the increasingly
Alsim has announced the sale of an AL250 simulator to Algavia, FTO based in Oran, Algeria.
A group of students from Belgrade in Serbia have completed the first phase of their engineering training in the United Arab Emirates and will now commence the next stage of their practical learning with Etihad
Spatial, the UAE based manufacturer of full flight pilot and cabin crew simulators, has completed a major upgrade of its manufacturing facilities in the RAKIA Free Zone.
Egypt Air Training Center hopes to expand its training capabilities in the African continent after being in a co-operation with Rwand Air.
Saudi Arabia has sent 30 students to New Zealand to start air traffic control training with air traffic services provider Airways.
Etihad Airways Medical Centre (EAMC), the UAE's first aeromedical facility, and Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS) of The Institute of Applied Technology, have announced a new partnership to support the
The UAE Space Agency announced today that it is sponsoring a group of UAE students to the Senior Space School UK programme, run by the physics department at the University of Leicester.
Boeing has released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook and projects a demand for nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years.
Boeing has announced a partnership with the Emirates Flight Training Academy to collaborate on a comprehensive training curriculum and software infrastructure to help train pilot cadets.
Embraer and the Mohammed VI International Aviation Academy (AIAC) have signed an MoU for engineering development in Morocco.
Pennant Training Systems Limited has won two major contracts for Middle Eastern customers worth in excess of £13m.
Esterline CMC Electronics has been awarded a contract by Pilatus for the Royal Jordanian Air Force.
TAG Global Training has announced the launch of its 'Upset Prevention and Recovery Training' (UPRT) theory course, adding to its offered e-Learning courses.
Alsim has announced the sale of an ALX simulator to ER-AH, flight training school located in Istanbul, Turkey.
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
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 and Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) are joining forces to provide career development training for 500 Omani staff of Oman Air.
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'
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
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
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