Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy (EAA), one of the most technologically advanced Aviation Learning Institutions in Africa has graduated 25 Pilots, 35 Aviation maintenance technicians, 43 Cabin Crew and 244 Commercial and Ground Service professionals.
This is just as the airline has become the first in Africa to acquire an Airbus-350 XWB aircraft.
All seats onboard the airplane are fitted with the latest high-definition touchscreen personal monitors and a higher selection of movies, Television series and audio channels. Inflight Wi-Fi connection will be made available on this aircraft in the future.
While speaking on the ceremony, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr Tewolde GebreMariam congratulated the graduates and gave out diplomas to all the graduates, flight wings to graduating pilots and cabin crew and achievement award to outstanding academic performers.
According to GebreMariam, “Our sharp focus in Human Resource Development and adequate and timely investment in our Aviation Academy’s internal Capacity Building are the strong foundation for the remarkable success in our vision 2025 strategic road map of fast, profitable and sustainable growth. Adequate number and quality of qualified aviation professionals are the prerequisite for a successful and vibrant African Aviation industry and Ethiopian Aviation Academy is working hard to progressively realise this objective.”
Ethiopian Aviation Academy is certified by the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, the U.S Federal Aviation Administration, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and International Air Transport Association (IATA) Safety Audit (IOSA).