The Qatar Aeronautical Academy celebrated the graduation of 90 students for the 2022-2023 academic year from six majors, including graduates of the first batch of advanced master's students in aviation safety management.
HE the Minister of Transport Jassim bin Saif al-Sulaiti handed the certificates to the graduates: nine from the advanced master's programme in air safety management, 24 from the pilot training department, 33 from the aircraft engineering and maintenance department, three from the advanced programme in airport operations management, 20 from the air observation department, and one from the meteorology department.
On this occasion, HE the Director-General of Qatar Aeronautical Academy Sheikh Jabor bin Hamad al-Thani delivered a speech to congratulate the graduates, praising their efforts to achieve success as part of the march of progress in the aviation world.
He said that the Academy has worked hard to provide the best and latest international programmes in the field of aviation, adding that it has made great efforts over the past years to reach a prestigious position, by concluding many agreements, memorandums of understanding, and obtaining accreditations from international universities to raise the level of disciplines offered to the students and to provide them with the opportunity to study the field of aviation sciences in multiple disciplines such as commercial aviation, aircraft engineering and maintenance, air control, meteorology, airport operations management, security management and passports.
HE Sheikh Jabor added that the Academy has modernised its training aircraft fleet, recruited the most qualified trainers, brought in the latest equipment for training, increased the technical training laboratories, and enhanced the Academy's library so the students can carry out their tasks and responsibilities of aviation specialties, especially as the aviation service sector and market are witnessing is tremendous competition and development.
The ceremony witnessed the graduation of the first batch of the advanced master's programme in aviation safety management, which is a new addition to the achievements of Qatar Aeronautical Academy, and an affirmation of its continuous pursuit of development to obtain advanced levels of air safety and security with the support and supervision of the Ministry of Transport.
The Academy launched the advanced master's programme in air safety management in co-operation with the National School of Civil Aviation of France (ENAC), which is accredited by the French transport ministry.
The nine students, most of whom are employees of the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) and Qatar Aeronautical Academy, enrolled in the programme in line with their work and specialisation.
Snapshots from the ceremony.