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Ethiopian Airlines launch refurbished academy

Posted 9 February 2016 · Add Comment

Ethiopian Airlines has launched its refurbished aviation academy at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, which has received a $100 million refit and has increased its capacity to 4000 students.

The academy has education centres covering pilot training school, aviation maintenance training school, commercial and ground service school and leadership school.
 
It is also equipped with B-777, B-787, B-737, B-767/757 and Q-400 flight simulators, offering full type rating training for pilots. The carrier is also considering adding an Airbus A350 simulator.
 
"We are proud to be in a position to avail the latest and next generation aviation technology training machines and facilities, where we can train the continent's youth and prepare them for 21st century African aviation development,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, Ethiopian Airlines group chief executive officer.
 
The academy is a full ICAO Trinnair Plus member and has been accredited by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as an authorised training centre (ATC), and recognised as an Airline Training Services Provider of the Year in 2014 by AFRAA. 
 
 
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