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Ethiopian Aviation Academy targets students from Latin America

Ethiopian Aviation Academy was one of the business wings that Ethiopian Airlines Group targeted. It was a partnership between a US-based aviation company and students from Latin America.

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA)

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA), the largest Aviation training Academy in Africa and UTD Aviation Solutions, a US based Aviator and ASA (Aviation Suppliers Association’s auditing process) accredited company, signed partnership agreement expressing their intent to promote the Academy jointly in the Americas.

According to the MOU, UTD Aviation will share information across US markets and Latin America about the wide range course offerings of Ethiopian Aviation Academy.
“The agreement aims to sustain the legacy of Col. John C. Robinson, also known as ‘The Brown Condor’ and ‘Father of the Tuskegee Airmen’, which began almost 100 years ago,” Ethiopian Airlines Group said in its statement.

The Brown Condor Initiative is a joint effort with Ethiopian Aviation Academy that trains under-marketed future aviators from color in America.

Mr. Mesay Shiferaw, Managing Director of Ethiopian Aviation Academy remarked, “We are glad to have signed this MOU with UTD Aviation and pave the way for future aviators of color to acquire world class aviation training. This partnership enables both Ethiopian Aviation Academy and UTD Aviation to promote the Academy jointly among the African American community.”

Mr. Dahir Mohammed, President and CEO of UTD Aviation Solutions on his part said, “We are glad to partner with the largest Aviation training centre in Africa, and UTD recognizes the potential of Ethiopian Aviation Academy as a pipeline to address the labor crisis in the US aviation sector”. He added, “We are confident that we can promote the Academy’s training courses in the market we operate, and no doubt the cooperation will soon bear fruits for both continents.”

UTD Aviation Solutions (UTD), is based in New York near JFK International Airport. It is a member of the Airline Suppliers Association and operates as an (ASA 100 certified supplier) to ensure FAA compliance. UTD As a registered Minority Business Enterprise, (MBE), and as an accredited member of National Minority Suppliers Development Council(NMSDC), it is a pioneer in North American Aviation.

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian), the fastest growing Airline is Africa. In its seventy-five plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success. The seven business groups of Ethiopian Airlines Group are Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation AcademyEthiopian ADD Hub Ground Services, Ethiopian Airports Services, and Ethiopian Express Services are available (Domestic).

Source: newbusinessethiopia


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