50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

GAA to offer new IAEA training programmes in Bahrain

Download: Printable PDF Date: 23 Aug 2015 21:08 (UTC) category:
Publisher:
GAA to offer new IAEA training programmes in Bahrain  - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova

Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed an MOU with International Aero Engine Association (IAEA), USA, to offer Aircraft Life Cycle Management for Investor Programme and Aircraft Engine MRO Engineering and Management Programme at its training facility in Bahrain.

The courses are focused towards Banks, Airlines, Aircraft Leasing and Maintenance Organizations. 
Dr. Hooman Rezaei, president of IAEI said he was excited about this opportunity. “We have considered a number of locations within the GCC, ultimately, we chose Bahrain for its strategic location and the vision demonstrated by the Government of Bahrain to develop the aviation sector. We are excited about this opportunity to bring in the latest in aviation finance and maintenance courses to aviation and banking professionals in the GCC through Bahrain. Our vision is to build on this opportunity to bring in higher education curriculums in order to establish Bahrain as the center of excellence for the aviation and aerospace education” 
GAA’s chief executive, Capt. Dhaffer Al Abbasi, said the agreement was part of the organisation’s vision to expand its training portfolio, “We are eager to introduce these two new programsme, viewing this step as a beginning to a more diversified and enhanced portfolio,“ he said.
The GAA is located opposite Bahrain International Airport in Muharraq where it operates twenty four hours daily and offers its services for both local and international companies. Khalifa Al Sada, MD of Oasis Aviation Capital which represents IAEA in the GCC said; “We see this as a great opportunity for Bahrain to expand its presence in the aviation sector. We thank the Government of Bahrain for their relentless spirit to establish Bahrain as a leading investment destination in the GCC and the Middle East. I am also excited that we will have the opportunity to train Bahrainis and bring the latest education in leasing, finance and MRO to the country. 

SIgning the MoU - (L-R) Khalifa Al Sada, Dr. Hooman Rezae and  Capt. Dhaffer Al Abbasi

 



Loading comments for GAA to offer new IAEA training programmes in Bahrain ...


Recommended

Embraer and Royal NLR MoU for strategic collaboration relating to aerospace research

Embraer and the Royal Netherlands Aerospace Center have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a potential strategic collaboration relating to aerospace research. The research areas include tec...

The vital importance of aircraft de-icing and washing

With the onset of winter and plummeting temperatures, the importance of aircraft de-icing and washing can never be overstated. As temperatures drop below zero, snow and ice can accumulate on an aircra...

Tecnam P2010 TDI now FAA certified

FAA has awarded full Type Certificate to the Tecnam P2010 TDI with the number A00066CE for Part 23 of the FAA Regulations. The P2010 airframe, with its wide, composite, fuselage design and t...

Substantial saving on city pair flights - Route Card by Instajet

Product portfolio of Instajet got bigger with the Route Card. The goal is to provide business and leisure passengers with the best private jet flight prices across the most popular routes in...