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Emirates announces largest-ever batch of cadet pilot graduates

Posted 26 April 2013 · Add Comment

Emirates has announced that its largest-ever batch of cadet pilots has graduated with 54 UAE national men and woman completing 30 months of theoretical study and practical training.

The carrier said in a statement that it marked the largest group of cadet pilots in the history of the Emirates National Cadet Pilot Programme.

Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum (pictured), president of Dubai Civil Aviation and chairman and chief executive of Emirates airline and Group, who attended the graduation ceremony, said that since its inception in 1992, the National Cadet Pilot Programme had increased to a total of 426 captains, first officers and cadets in training.

“We are confident that this latest class of graduates will contribute to shaping the future of Emirates, playing a key role servicing our ever-expanding network of destinations covering six continents,” he added.


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