Emirates Aviation Services has formed a partnership with training specialist Airways Aviation to offer a direct pathway to a Private Pilot License (PPL) in the UAE through to a Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) in Europe or Australia.
The race is on to train pilots for the Middle East's booming airline industry. Dave Calderwood checks out the situation, as another big player is about to enter the market.
Spatial has recently completed the successful installation of an A321 door trainer for Spirit.
The latest batch of graduates from Strata's Aerostructures Training Programme now means that over half of its employees are UAE Nationals, supporting the national ambition of building a global aerospace hub
Gulf Air and the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF)have recently signed an for cooperation between the two entities, facilitating training and development courses, in the field of Information Technology
The Resource Group has launched a new, modular Airside Safety training course.
Air Seychelles has celebrated the graduation of a group of seven Seychellois engineers who have completed a comprehensive training programme with Etihad Airways.
Flydubai has announced the successful graduation of its 100th batch of certified Cabin Crew members from the Flydubai Training Centre. The batch of 27 candidates will join flydubai's community of 1,650 Cabin Crew members who represent
Avisa Gulf has announced it is now a UAE GCAA approved Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC) training organisation offering ARC courses for all UAE aviation companies.
ALSIM has announced the sale of its latest simulator, the AL250, to Atlantic Flight Academy, a flight school located in Turkey.
A group of 15 students have successfully completed its Cabin Crew training under GAA SpeedJet Aviation, a partnership between Gulf Aviation Academy and domestic aviation training institute
Etihad Airways Engineering has opened its hangar doors to some of the UAE's brightest minds as part of its drive to attract university students from different disciplines to consider a career in aerospace engineering.
Oman Air has launched the Sultanate's first commercial flight training centre.
A group of Saudi Arabian students have graduated from air traffic control studies with Airways New Zealand today, as the organisation helps to fill a critical gap globally for training of air traffic controllers.
CPaT, a provider of distance learning courses for the airline and aviation industries, has been selected by Royal Jordanian to provide tailored Distance Learning Solutions for its pilot training needs.
SR Technics has opened a new training centre in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi offering flexible, comprehensive training solutions to supplement the company's existing training facilities in Zurich, Switzerland.
The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), Strata Manufacturing (Strata) and BAE Systems are supporting Make It - the UK's Manufacturing Institute's engineering and Manufacturing challenge
Qatar Airways has officially opened its new Oryx International School, a premium education facility dedicated to the children of the airline's employees.
Avisa Gulf Aviation Training Centre has announced registration is now open for Airworthiness Review Certificate (ARC) training Course - GCAA accepted & mandated training in the UAE on December 12th and
Alpha Aviation Academy, an aviation training provider and currently the largest Multi-crew Pilot License (MPL) facility in the region, is set to participate in the Arab Aviation Summit 2016 taking place in Jordan on
Oman Air has opened its new training centre in Muscat following the delivery and qualification of two new full flight simulators from Textron subsidiary, TRU Simulation + Training
Gulf Air has recently commenced a five-month training course for the airline's global network of representatives – bringing Gulf Air country managers to Bahrain to take part in a comprehensive programme that will
Dubai Air Navigation Services (Dans) has celebrated the graduation of a new batch of graduates from its Development Programme for the third year.
Emirates Aviation University has introduced a new Executive MBA Programme in Aviation Management in collaboration with Coventry University in the UK.
EgyptAir Training Center has implemented a training programme for crews of Indian pilots on type B737 -800 and A320.
CAA International (CAAi), part of the UK CAA International Directorate, has launched a brand new training course, designed to support aviation managers across the industry with a solid grounding in
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
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'
Etihad Airways has opened a new medical facility in Abu Dhabi for its employees.
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.
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