Tag: training

Nigerian aviation academy receives accreditation from regulator

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company's (NAHCO) Aviation Academy has been accredited as an approved training organisation (ATO) by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The academy said that after a "rigorous and painstaking process conduct­ed by the regulatory body", the new company exc...

Çelebi Aviation received IATA Training Validation Program (TVP) Certification

Celebi Aviation Holding announced it is the first ground handling company in the industry to achieve the IATA Training Validation Program (TVP) certification. Celebi Aviation Academy is proud to announce it has been certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training Validat...

Failure to conduct practical driving assessments jeopardizes airside safety

Airports are putting operations and people at risk by failing to assess practical driving ability before issuing apron Airside Driving Permit (ADP), warns RTITB Airside. “Often an ADP for apron roads is issued simply on the basis that the applicant has completed a theory training course and te...

Fraport AG and Flughafen München collaborate on VR training tool for ground handling

Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, and AeroGround Flughafen München GmbH, a wholly-owned ground handling subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH (the operator of Munich Airport), have developed a joint virtual reality (VR) training tool for ground handling operations. New digital tra...

Shannon Airport invests in fire and rescue services and personnel

Shannon Airport has concluded an extensive firefighter recruitment drive, whilst also becoming the first Irish airport to take delivery of two new High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) fire tenders. The recruitment process saw 500 applicants contest for only 10 positions, with the new recruits now...

NATA launches new online safety training program

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA), the public policy group representing general aviation in the U.S., has launched a rebuild of its online Safety 1st Training Center. The program, first launched online in 2008, provides standardised training for employees at FBOs, ground handlin...

BGS Group moves training processes to virtual reality

Ground handling company Baltic Ground Services (BGS) Group has announced it is moving its training processes to a virtual reality environment. The company, part of Avia Solutions Group, will also be offering VR based training as an additional service to the rest of the market. “Virtual real...

JLG launches its AccessReady XR Operator Training simulator

JLG Industries will showcase its AccessReady XR Operator Training simulator at the 2019 ARA Show in Anaheim, California. This launch will offer JLG customers the ability to effectively and efficiently train and improve the skills of boom lift equipment operators in a safe, virtual environment. Stev...

Liege Airport and the Forem offering industry training to support 430 new jobs

Liege Airport and the Forem join forces as part of the airport’s continuing development and in response to the personnel needs of handling companies. The partnership is arranging training courses to meet human resources needs and as a result, 430 local job seekers will have the opportunity to find...

ICAO collaborates with China on training to enhance economic growth

The Secretary General of ICAO, Dr. Fang Liu, was joined by the Consul General of China in Montreal, Mr. Xueming Chen, for the official launch of the UN aviation agency’s new Civil Aviation Authority Senior and Middle Managers Training Course at a special ceremony at ICAO headquarters on Monday. ...

UK aviation minister visits International Aviation Academy

Source: A.C. Bacon Engineering. Last week, the Aviation Minster, Liz Sugg visited the International Aviation Academy in Norwich where she met the 'talented individuals' who will help shape the future of the UK aviation industry, according to the UK government. During a tour of the purpose-buil...

Chennai airport to launch GSE and bus simulator

Chennai airport is to introduce a training simulator for those operating ground support equipment and driving buses navigating between the terminal and aircraft. Users of GSE such as pushback tractors and tow trucks and drivers of airport buses will be able to train with the new simulator. Che...

Airport College International launches ground handling programs for airports

The Airport College International has announced the launch of three new ground handling programs for airports that aim to offer certifications for ground handlers. The certification programs announced, according to the company, included certificates in air cargo handling, passenger services and ram...

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