#EthiopianAviationUniversity graduates nearly 800 Aviation Professionals


(Posted 16th June 2024)


The Ethiopian Aviation University, Africa’s largest aviation center of excellence, graduated
close to 800 aviation professionals including international trainees from eight African
countries and one from Asia. The graduation ceremony took place at the university’s
facility, today June 15, 2024. The day has been graced by Ambassadors and Officials from
African countries including Ethiopian Airlines Group executives, families and friends of
the graduates.


The graduates were trainees in Ethiopian Aviation University’s Pilot, Aviation
Maintenance, Cabin Crew, and Commercial Training programs.

Congratulating the aviation professionals, Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive
Officer Mr. Mesfin Tasew, said, “We are delighted to witness the fruits of our effort in realizing a self-sufficient Africa, in terms of aviation professionals supporting the industry within the continent. We believe in the potential of Africa’s youths to shape the continent’s aviation and continue to educate them at our center of excellence. Training globally competitive professionals, today, we graduate 308 aviation maintenance, 142 pilots, 297 cabin crew, 25 electro-mechanical professionals, and 15 ticket agents. I urge Africans to invest in training their youth for the future of aviation at Ethiopian Aviation University.”



Since its establishment in 1956, Ethiopian Aviation Academy, upgraded to a university
level only recently, has been offering various aviation courses to local and international

The university currently offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in aerospace
and hospitality including BSc in Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance
Engineering, Aviation Management & Operations, BA in Tourism & Hospitality
Management, MSc in Data Science, and MBA in Aviation Management.

Ethiopian Aviation University continues to offer diploma and certificate programs in
aircraft maintenance technician, pilot training, cabin crew, commercial training,
leadership, career development, catering training, ICAO courses, and online courses.
In addition to its facility at Addis Ababa, Ethiopian offers aviation training in regional
cities, including Hawassa, Dire-Dawa, Bahir-Dar, and Mekelle.

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