Last Updated: June 15, 2021, 1035hrs
On Monday, two leading aviation training providers based respectively in India and Dubai, GMR Aviation Academy (GMRAA) and Emirates Group Security (EGS), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in exchange of information, technical expertise and in aviation security.
An official press release said that through this MoU, GMRAA and EGS will jointly offer more than 75 aviation and security courses in both online and conventional classroom settings in India as well as in the Middle East and Asian regions.
Ashwani Lohani, CEO of GMR Services Business said: “GMR Aviation Academy is committed to provide world-class training to all its students and the airport fraternity. Our association with Emirates team will support us to showcase our mettle in the Middle-eastern/ Asian region. The customisation of programme will help in assimilating and up-skilling of the aviation professionals and empower them to become good leaders.”
Abdulla Al Hashimi, Divisional Senior Vice-President of Emirates Group Security said: “Our vision at EGS is to strengthen the global aviation community by providing industry professionals with comprehensive, cutting-edge education and training.”
The objective behind the MoU is to educate and train aviation security personnel to plan, coordinate, and implement a broad range of airport security measures in accordance with national and international legislation and address new and emerging challenges being faced by the industry.
The MoU also outlines both parties’ commitments to providing training, education and development in the field of aviation, cyber and general security.