Qatar Aeronautical Academy (QAA) graduated the batch of 2018,100 students 80% of whom are Qataris.
The new batch includes citizens of a number of countries, graduating from different majors such as the pilot training division, aircraft maintenance engineering, security and immigration management, airport operations management, meteorology and air traffic control.
HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti praised the full support of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to the college, which is a reason for its success.
Sheikh Jabor congratulated the graduate students and expressed pride in the new batch that enters the labour market to contribute to the future of Qatar.
He reaffirmed QAA’s commitment to playing an active role in the development field and to be up to the challenge when it comes to assuming responsibility towards the country. He added that QAA has become one of the best colleges in terms of accomplishments.
He pointed out that QAA has earned the status it deserves and has been able to have a clear legacy in many international organisations and forums that recognise the academy and give academic accreditation to its training programmes.
The QAA director-general said the college has renewed its aircraft fleet and obtained work permits for the new single-engine D40 and twin-engine D42 aircraft, which, he added, will enter the service soon.