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Etihad welcomes 157 new Emirati graduates

Posted 12 April 2017 · Add Comment

Etihad's team at Abu Dhabi International Airport has welcomed 157 Emirati nationals from across the UAE after they graduated from the Etihad UAE National Development Foundation Programme.

Women make up 107 of the graduates and 50 are men. Within the group, 96 were trainees with Etihad Airport Services (EAS) and 61 trained under the programme for Guest Services Agents (GSA).

Over the past year, the graduates have been guided through key aspects of airport operations in areas such as cargo, catering, the English language, business communication, computer skills, ground handling and guest services.

The newly qualified staff were presented with graduation certificates today during a special ceremony held at Etihad Airways Training Academy in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) board member, Mohamed Hareb Sultan Al Yousef.

Chris Youlten, managing director, Etihad Airport Services, said: “We wholeheartedly welcome our talented graduates into the Etihad Aviation Group family. This foundation programme is a central part of our strategy to recruit and create opportunities for Emirati talent, in line with the long-term vision of Etihad Aviation Group and our home of Abu Dhabi.”

Khaled Almehairbi, senior vice president Etihad Airport Services Ground, said: “We are so proud of the newly qualified Emirati staff. These are people who might not otherwise have had this type of opportunity - and in return - they have overcome personal challenges and truly shone. They are being immediately deployed to operational roles to support our growing hub in Abu Dhabi.”

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