IATA plans opening of a Regional Training Center in Tbilisi
The top management of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training Centre is in Georgia at the invitation of “Sakaeronavigatsia” Ltd. of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.
Yaniv Sorany and Vyron Loupasis got acquainted with the training process implemented in Sakaeronavigatsia., visited the training center equipped with a modern 3D ATC simulator of INDRA. The parties discussed the possibility of regional cooperation in detail and planned future joint projects within the frameworks of the meeting.
It was decided at the meeting that the International Air Transport Association Training Center will prepare a sector analysis of the Georgian aviation market within the scope of future regional cooperation. According to the survey, infrastructure capabilities, visa politics, competitiveness and tariffs, the number of specialists in the field, as well as other options of the training center of “Sakaeronavigatsia” will be assessed.
“Opening of the regional training center in Tbilisi will further enhance the relations of Sakaeronavigatsia with international aviation organizations, as well as with air navigation service providers (ANSPs) of the neighboring countries. We have studied the operational and commercial capabilities of the training center and express our readiness to establish the training center meeting the international standards in the region, where specialists from neighboring countries’ aviation sector will be trained together with the staff of Sakaeronavigatsia. We are working very hard to make the International Air Transport Association assign regional importance to our training center,” - said Mr. Gocha Mezvrishvili, Director General of Sakaeronavigatsia. of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.
The purpose of IATA training courses is to enhance flight safety and air traffic control efficiency, as well as to promote the career growth of the aviation staff and in the general sustainable development of the industry. Sakaeronavigatsia has been working closely with IATA Training Center for over the years. The staff of the company is trained in many areas, including flight safety and air traffic control.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training Center trains over 100,000 aviation professionals and students worldwide annually. For the purpose of development and promotion of the aviation industry, the Association has developed more than 350 courses and more than 40 diplomas. The International Air Transport Association Training Center is one of the leaders in the field of aviation training. IATA continually offers companies high-quality training courses designed by aviation experts so that students can apply acquired knowledge immediately in the working process.
The visit of the International Air Transport Association Training Center to Georgia will last for three days. Yaniv Sorany and Vyron Loupasis will hold the meetings with the Director of the Civil Aviation Agency and other representatives of the aviation industry.