RIYADH, 13th March, 2019 (WAM) -- Emirates Flight Training Academy, EFTA, and the National Aviation Academy, TAYARAN, a not-for-profit vocational training institute in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, to share their expertise and jointly promote their training programmes and exchange cadets pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians in training.
The MoU was signed by Captain Abdulla Al Hammadi, Vice President Emirates Flight Training Academy, and Mohammed T. Al Subaie, Director-General of the National Aviation Academy.
This collaboration reflects the shared interests between the two academies and the strong bond between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
"This collaboration will help develop the talent pool supporting the future growth of the aviation industry in our region. We look forward to working closely with the TAYARAN to provide our expertise and share our advanced state-of-the-art technology and curriculum, as well as create a platform for a mutually beneficial exchange between aspiring young aviation professionals from cadets pilots to world class maintenance technicians," said Al Hammadi.
The signing ceremony was attended by Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Governor of Riyadh, and Prince Sultan bin Salman, President and Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heri