Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, today witnessed the start-up of the latest representative aviation equipment, Airbus A320Neo, at the EgyptAir Training Academy, which is one of the largest accredited regional training centers in the field of air transport in the Middle East and Africa.
The Prime Minister delivered a speech in which he expressed his happiness at attending this important event, which is the operation of the latest representative aviation equipment, the Airbus A320Neo, and is one of the major projects that will be inaugurated this year, under the patronage of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic.
He also thanked all employees in the civil aviation sector for their efforts and achievements made in light of the challenges that are considered the most difficult in the history of civil aviation in the whole world, due to the Corona pandemic crisis.
At the same time, the Prime Minister praised the ministry’s efforts in implementing precautionary measures at all airports, in addition to coordinating with all ministries through exceptional trips to bring back those stranded from our children abroad, as well as obtaining a certificate and stamp of health accreditation for safe travel from ACI.
Madbouly emphasized that these efforts began to bear fruit on the ground, by opening the doors of cooperation with the continent of Africa, especially in countries such as Ghana, Sudan and South Sudan, and implementing the restructuring and integration plan, and digital transformation, in addition to activating the government complaints system to achieve The highest level of quality, and efforts to reduce the prices of internal tickets, through various initiatives in agreement with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, such as the “Shatter in Egypt Initiative”.
Pilot Mohamed Manar Enabeh, Minister of Civil Aviation, delivered a speech during which he spoke about the important role that the Academy plays in the field of training, as it is a center for specialized competencies and expertise, which combines scientific qualification and applied experience.
He pointed out that the academy includes the latest equipment and systems used in training laboratories, as well as advanced representative flight devices. The academy owns a number of representative aviation devices for various models, in addition to obtaining many international certificates and accreditations from international organizations, foremost of which is the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and it also provides training programs to many trainees of sister countries in the Middle East and Africa regions.
Enabba also indicated that operating these advanced devices from representative aviation is considered a great support for the Academy to attract new clients, and at the same time reflects the ministry’s interest in expanding and seeking a new marketing share. With the aim of competing in the various fields of aviation training, and targeting new airlines to take advantage of the capabilities of the Academy in this field among neighboring countries.
The Prime Minister listened to a speech by pilot Abdel Hadi Al Shaqanqiri, President of the EgyptAir Academy for Training, during which he spoke about the establishment of the academy, indicating that the training sector in EgyptAir was established in the late 1970s, and the name was changed to EgyptAir Training Center in 2002.
He said: Due to the rapid development in the field of aviation training and the increase in training activities, the name was changed to Egypt Air Training Academy in 2017, to include several specialized training centers in various fields of air transport training.
Al-Shaqqiri also talked about the academy’s role in providing the latest training models in the field of aviation, pointing to the availability of a large number of classrooms of various capacities that cover all training activities, and there are also classes equipped for theoretical training for pilots, and others.
After that, the Prime Minister and his companions toured the academy to inspect its training classes, which included the pilot training class and the human resources training class. He also inspected the simulator flight of the new aircraft model (Airbus A320), during which Dr. Mustafa saw The pilot of the flight experience in the new simulator. He also inspected the fixed flight training room for Boeing 800/737 and Boeing 777 aircraft, as well as the evacuation and air service emergency training center.
At the conclusion of his tour, Dr. Mustafa Madbouly stressed the officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the necessity of completing the ministry’s plan for comprehensive revival and development, and serious and continuous work. For continued progress and success.
The article The Prime Minister: Operating the latest representative aviation equipment at the “EgyptAir” training academy was written in Al-Borsa newspaper.