Ethiopian Aviation Academy, one of the largest
aviation academies in Africa, last week graduated 16 pilots, 96
aviation technicians, 36 cabin crew and 24 marketing
Ethiopian Chief Executive Officer, Tewolde
Gebremariam, gave out diplomas to all the graduates, and flight
wings to graduating pilots and cabin crew. The graduates include
nationals from Rwanda, Tanzania and Sudan.
Tewolde Gebremariam said, "Ethiopian
Aviation Academy is the bedrock of our success by making us to be
self-sufficient in critical aviation areas. We have invested over
US$80 million in our academy over the last 4 years and have
upgraded its in-take capacity to over 1,000 students per year. In
line with our Vision 2025 strategic roadmap, we plan to further
increase this in-take capacity to over 4,000 by 2025, with a view
to serve not just our needs but also the growing demand of skilled
aviation professionals across Africa."
Ethiopian Aviation Academy has joined IATAís
global training partner network as an IATA Authorized Training
Center, capable of delivering training programs: IATA
International Travel & Tourism Training Program and Foundation in
Travel & Tourism.
Ethiopian Aviation Academy is also certified by the
Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, the U.S Federal Aviation
Administration, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and
IOSA (IATA Safety Audit).
The academy has been providing training
for pilots, maintenance technicians, cabin crew, marketing and
leadership for the airline and other sisterly carriers in Africa
for more than six decades.
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