Ethiopian’s Aviation Academy graduates another 337 students


(Posted 05th June 2017)

thiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa and a full ICAO Trainer Plus Member and IATA Authorized Global Training Center, announced that it has graduated 81 aviation maintenance technicians, 186 cabin crew and catering professionals, 70 commercial and ground service professionals at a graduation ceremony held at Ethiopian Headquarters.

Ato Busera Awel, the Chief Commercial Officer at Ethiopian Airlines, gave out diplomas to all the graduates, flight wings to cabin crew and achievement award to graduates with outstanding academic performance.
The Chief Commercial Officer remarked: ‘Seven years of successful execution of our vision 2025 have made us the largest and the best airline in the continent of Africa. Our sharp focus on the four Pillars of Vision 2025; Fleet, HRD, Infrastructure and Systems is one of the most important success factors. Our Aviation Academy is the foundation of our HRD and our business is all about people. Yesterday, we have inaugurated the largest and the most modern Cargo Terminal in Africa and today I am happy that we are celebrating the graduation of our brothers and sisters from this state of the art center of excellence.
I wish to take this opportunity to congratulate you all on your success and strongly encourage you all to carry on with Ethiopian transcendent corporate culture and work ethic, and sustain the legacy in our proud 70 plus years of history and success

Operating successfully since its establishment in 1956 has the Ethiopian Aviation Academy significantly contributed towards alleviating the critical shortage of skilled aviation professionals especially in Africa. Currently does the academy train 1.500 students per annum and it envisages to enhance its intake capacity to 4.000 by the year 2025 to meet growing demand.