BAC, Gulf Aviation ink training deal
Manama, February 4, 2013
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) and Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA), the kingdom's first aviation training academy, have signed a comprehensive training agreement to deliver aviation training services for BAC personnel.
Under the agreement, GAA will be providing a wide range of specialised and accredited training services including International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport operations, dangerous goods, first aid, safety management system, fire and safety, in addition to other soft skills and leadership courses such as Customer Service, Management Development and Aviation Higher Education Degrees, among other courses and workshops at GAA’s training facilities at Bahrain International Airport.
Mohamed Yousif AlBinfalah, chief executive officer, BAC said: “The training and development of our personnel comes as a priority at Bahrain Airport Company. Developing our human resources is a strategy the company has been following for the past years and it has proven most successful.”
“The partnership between BAC and GAA is not something strange to us, with GAA being the first of its kind in the Middle East and recently rated as one of the top ten Middle East (IATA) authorised training centres confirms the reason behind the long relationship and trust shared between the two companies.
“This agreement comes as a proof of the Company’s dedication and determination to manage, operate and develop one of the leading Airports in the Middle East,” he added.
Mahmood AlBalooshi, chief executive officer of GAA, said: “We are delighted and proud to have partnered with such a prestigious company as Bahrain Airport Company. GAA certainly realizes the importance of this training partnership as this step falls in line with our commitment to deliver our world class services and training programmes to organisations aspiring for growth and development in the Middle East region."
“We aim through this agreement to work together with the Human Resources Department at BAC on tailor-making training programmes to meet the needs of BAC's training requirements and will be delivering them by our specialized and highly experienced instructors.” AlBalooshi concluded. – TradeArabia News Service
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