Bahrain’s Gulf Air welcomes 1st Batch of “The Pioneers” leadership program

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Bahrain’s flag carrier airline, Gulf Air recently welcomed participants into its first batch of “The Pioneers” Leadership Development Program, launched with the goal of building future leaders through a strong learning culture.

The Program strives to improve the resilience and adaptability of Gulf Air’s future leaders by empowering the airline’s Bahraini managerial staff to become proficient and preparing them for their next role as workplace leaders, the program’s series of customized workshops will include inspirational sessions, trending market topics and interactive training workshops.

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Capt. Waleed AlAlawi
CEO – Gulf Air

“We are delighted to have 40 Bahrainis take part in this program, with the first batch of 20 staff enrolling shortly. This is only the beginning, as we will also roll out further training initiatives to ensure that all Gulf Air staff have the opportunity to develop their capabilities in support of Gulf Air’s strategic objectives and values. I wish all these talents the best of luck in developing their skills and using the outcomes of this program in contributing to the airline’s journey of success.”

Gulf Air is committed to investing in the Bahraini workforce and is a leader in the Kingdom’s nationalization efforts as it provides the opportunity for local experienced talent to work in various areas of the airline’s business.

The airline continues to provide opportunities for Bahraini nationals to take over higher management positions through constant succession planning and continuous career development.

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