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.
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.
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.
The Emirates Group is gearing up to meet thousands of Emirati job seekers at Careers UAE 2014, Dubai's leading recruitment exhibition.
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.
Emirates Airline is hosting a pilot road show as part of the Pilot Selection Programme on Friday 10th January, with sessions at 10 am and 2 pm at the London Heathrow Marriott Hotel.
Competent US nationals, who are interested in joining Etihad Airways' award-winning team of cabin crew, food and beverage managers, and qualified in-flight chefs, should apply online.
CAE has announced that it has signed contracts for five full-flight simulators (FFS), a series of flight training devices and update services, including a Global Vision simulator to Emirates-CAE Flight Training in Dubai.
Oman Air has held a series of one-day training workshops for staff involved in identifying and evaluating hazards, and controlling risks across the company.
CAE and Emirates marked a 20-year partnership, and celebrated a successful business relationship that has grown from strength to strength since 1993, when Emirates purchased its first CAE-built flight simulator.
Mubadala is supporting the development of the next generation of Emirati scientists, engineers and technicians through its Aerospace, Communications Technology and Defense Services (ACTDS) business unit, by
Oman Air has pledged its support for the 7th AIESEC GulfCo event, which was held in Muscat between 17th and 19th October 2013.
The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS), the training arm of Abu Dhabi Airports, today announced that it has been appointed as an IATA Authorised Training Centre (ATC).
Jetstream Aviation Academy - has signed a long-term agreement with Nasair, to provide pilot assessment and provisioning services.
EgyptAir Training Center has expanded its proliferation in the African market by training Eritrean airlines cabin crew.
Middle Eastern business aircraft operators flying to the USA and making their pre-clearance technical and immigration stop at Ireland's Shannon Airport will have a new FBO to take their break.
EgyptAir Training centre has upgraded its website to add extra functionality and links to social media.
Etihad Airways' biggest ever India recruitment campaign has been heralded a huge success with more than 1,000 applications received from men and women looking to join the airline's cabin crew division.
Abu Dhabi Airports will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise tomorrow (Monday) at Sir Bani Yas Island Airport in cooperation with Rotana Jet.
The Emirates Group Security Centre of Aviation and Security Studies (CASS) and Edith Cowan University of Western Australia have conferred 117 diplomas at its 11th graduation ceremony.
Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen is teaming with multiple pilot training centres worldwide to guide cadets through the initial, or 'ab initio' stage of training, to become professional pilots.
EgyptAir Training Center has been approved by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority as an approved training centrer certified to provide all the required aviation training courses for Iraqi Airways teams
International service company Serco and Iraq's Al Burhan Group, have signed a new agreement with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to continue providing Air Traffic Control (ATC) services, training and support
Qatar Airways integrated training centre in Doha will be featuring Boeing 787-8 Full Flight Simulators (FFS) developed by L-3 Link, later this year.
L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced today that it has been awarded a contract modification to build the Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) two F-16 Block 52 Weapon Tactics Trainers (WTTs), two brief/debrief systems and one mission observation
Turkish Basic Trainer Aircraft Hurkus 350 which was designed and manufactured by TAI to meet the training and Light Attack/Armed reconnaissance aircraft requirements of Turkey's armed forces, successfully made its maiden flight at TAI's premises
Boeing projects the commercial aviation industry will need more than one million new pilots and technicians to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades, estimating a requirement for
UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has concluded a training course on strategic planning in the civil aviation industry in Cali, Colombia, with the participation of 50 specialized
Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA) has been declared as a Part 141 approved Pilot School by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SAFA ihas become the only flight school in KSA with a Part 141 approval by
The Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has announced that it will be conducting the Aeroplane Electrical Wiring Interconnection System Training Programme (EWIS).
Greek-headquartered training organisation, Jetstream Aviation Academy, is now accepting enrolment for first officer training at its new Silicon Oasis training centre in the UAE.
Etihad Airways has purchased seven state-of-the-art full flight simulators (FFS) which will be based at the airline's world class training academy in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Airports Company's (ADAC) Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) and Thales Université, the training and education arm of Thales Group, have signed an MoU that aims at exploring opportunities for
EgyptAir Training Center has been awarded the prize of 'The Aviation Training Service Provider of the Year' in Africa.
The Libyan Air Force and Defense Forces have appointed DCI to train 20 officer trainees.
CTC Aviation announced today that Qatar Airways has chosen the airline training organisation to select and train the airline's future pilots through a new Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL) training programme open to international
CAE today announced that it has sold three full-flight simulators (FFSs) to Turkish Airlines.
Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy (MAETA) has recently completed the first round of Boeing 737NG Full B1 type training courses for flydubai.
The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Air Navigation and Aerodrome Department (ANA) held its 6th Annual ANA Safety Seminar. The event which was titled "Fatigue & Human Factors Managementfor Air Navigation
Emirates and CAE have officially inaugurated their ultra-modern pilot training facility at the world-class commercial park Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), hosting an event attended by customers and officials from around the
Austrian simulator manufacturer Axis Group is to push for greater penetration in the Middle East and Africa following a restructuring and an investment in time and money from two leading business aviation specialists.
Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) provided Oman Air staff with a 5-week specialised push-back training for their aircraft fleet.
EgyptAir Training Center has successfully passed the EASA audit carried out by the European aviation safety agency for the second year running.
The cooperation between EgyptAir Training Center and Yemen Airways has strengthened with recent training courses for the Yemeni airline.
L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced yesterday that two F/A-18C Tactical Operational Flight Trainers (TOFTs) built for the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) have been unconditionally accepted as ready for training.
Cardiff Aviation's flight simulator technical team have completed baseline testing of Shaheen Air International's Boeing 737-400 flight simulator at its current location at the Turkish Airlines Flight Training
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) and the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) have today announced a new service package to be offered exclusively to MEBAA members.