Etihad Aviation Group expands collaboration with ETCC

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Etihad Aviation Group has expanded partnership with the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council (ETCC) in order to offer diverse training opportunities within Etihad Airways for Emiratis aspiring to join the aviation industry.

The new agreement aims to enhance collaboration between the two entities, offering specialized training prospects for Emiratis associated with the ‘NAFIS’ program at Etihad Airways.

Furthermore, this will concentrate on training UAE nationals and enhancing their expertise in specialized domains, leading to professional and technical certifications. Etihad will deliver hands-on training, operational workshops, and skill development sessions, allowing participants to obtain professional certificates in the aviation sector annually.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Mohamed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi, Chairman of Etihad Airways, and Mr. Ghannam Buti Al Mazrouei, Secretary-General of the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council.

Mr. Al Hammadi said that, “Expanding our partnership with the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council underscores our dedication to empowering Emirati youth and contributing to the nation’s economic goals. This commitment aligns seamlessly with the vision of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to strengthen the aviation sector. Through this initiative, we will provide training opportunities for Emirati youth, enabling them to achieve high levels of expertise in the aviation industry. We are committed to providing an effective learning environment and distinctive development opportunities that contribute to building a promising future for Emirati talents in this vital sector.”

“The MoU will empower Emirati professionals in the aviation sector, solidify the existing partnership, and underscore a joint commitment to creating additional opportunities for empowerment, skill refinement, and enhancing Emirati talent competencies within this pivotal sector,” Mr. Al Mazrouei noted.

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