Bahrain Airport Services inks training deal
Manama, May 14, 2014
Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) Aircraft Engineering Training Centre has signed a memorandum of understanding with UAE's Alpha Aviation Academy (AAA), which is the region's largest multi-crew pilot licence facility.
The MoU aims to enhance the aviation training of both entities in line with the highest standards in the world, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
The two will also jointly promote training for both engineers and pilot cadets, it added.
BAS acting chief executive Salman Al Mahmeed and AAA UAE chief executive Captain Victor Brandao signed the MoU in the presence of AAA UAE cadet recruitment manager Khalid Khalaf and BAS Aircraft Engineering Training Centre (BAETC) senior manager for aircraft maintenance and engineering training Ahmed Al Mulla.
BAETC is the first in the region and the second in the world to receive an EASA Part-147 training organisation approval outside the European Union.
BAETC provides basic aircraft engineering training, specialised aircraft type-rating courses, as well as ground operations training. BAETC is also accredited by EDEXCEL to award the UK Higher National Diploma in aeronautical engineering.-TradeArabia News Service