250 students tour aviation training facility in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, March 3, 2014
The Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS), based in Al Bateen Executive Airport, hosted more than 250 students for a tour of its training facilities during the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014 recently.
Dr Othman Al Khoori, chief HR office of Abu Dhabi Airports, presented the difference aspects of the aviation industry to the students from various schools in Abu Dhabi, which was followed by a question and answer session and a tour the Air Expo show which included more than 100 aircraft on display.
The centre aimed at raising awareness on the aviation industry to engage and create interest among the youth’s career paths within the field in the UAE, said a statement.
Aws Al Khanjari, general manager of GCAS, said: “The aviation industry is growing at a rapid rate and so too is the demand for highly skilled aviation and airport staff. We have a wealth of talent here in the UAE to meet this demand, and through our outreach activities with local schools, we can nurture this talent from a young age.”
Backed by leading global aviation training organisations, GCAS designs, develops and delivers training solutions to meet the needs of the industry in the Middle East, said the statement. - TradeArabia News Service