Etihad Airways’ latest group of Emirati trainee
managers has commenced training at the airline’s headquarters in
The seven men and four women, who come
from across the United Arab Emirates, will spend the next 21
months training on the graduate management development programme.
This involves a nine month workplace orientation in key Etihad
departments, followed by a six month placement with a specified
The group members are: Ahmad Al Yousuf, Khalid
Al Midhwahi, Ghanim Al Falasi, Khalid Al Marzooqi, Ghanim Al
Muhairi, Abdalla Al Raeesi, Mohammad Al Banna, Meead Al Hammadi,
Fatima Al Kharousi, Maisam Darwish and Athba Al Gergawi.
James Hogan said, “The Etihad Airways
Emiratisation programme continues to grow at an impressive rate.
We are proud to welcome the fourth group of graduate manager
trainees to the airline who will follow in the footsteps of our
first group, which graduated earlier this year and are now
deployed in posts across the airline.
“During the next 21 months these young men and
women will work in many of the airline’s departments learning
about the company and the aviation industry. We look forward to
them passing their assessments and course work and going on to
build a successful career with Etihad.”
The Etihad Airways scheme now boasts 134 cadet
pilots, 42 graduate managers and 29 technical engineers. The 173
men and 32 women are currently training in Abu Dhabi.
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