Oman Air has entered 21 Omanis to join its Cadet Training Programme.
Royal Jet's (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.
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
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.
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 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 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.