ADDIS ABABA March 22/2013 The Ethiopian Aviation Academy on Thursday graduated 61 cabin crew and 38 marketing trainees.
On the occasion, Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said a premier aviation academy is being built on the continent as part of the Vision 2025 of supporting the development of the aviation industry in Ethiopia and in Africa with the critical skilled personnel.
Tewolde said the academy will have an annual enrollment capacity of 4,000 trainees by 2025 of which half will be third party admissions.
The Ethiopian Aviation Academy was inaugurated in 1956 and has been providing trainings to pilots, maintenance technicians, cabin crew, marketing, and other aviation professionals for its own need and for other airlines.
Ethiopian Airlines made its maiden international flight to Cairo in 1946 and now the Airline provides dependable services to 70 international destinations