Saturday, January 09, 2016

AAI trains Afghan personnel in airport safety management

New Delhi: Lending its expertise in civil aviation, national airports operator AAI has imparted training to seven Afghan nationals in airport safety management systems at its Allahabad-based training institute CATC.

AAI has been mandated by the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) to train Afghan civil aviation personnel in various aspects of civil aviation sector including Air Traffic Control, airport safety management systems and meteorological services, among others, Civil Aviation Training College (CATC) director Rajiv Goel said.

The Airports Authority of India's 67-year-old premier training institute offers ICAO approved courses, ranging from one-week to 50 weeks, in disciplines like air traffic management and communication and navigation services maintenance and operations.

"Seven Afghan civil aviation personnel have recently completed the six weeks training in airport safety management systems at our institute besides a two-weeks on-job training at the Varanasi airport," Goel said.
08/01/16 PTI/Business Standard
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