The Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation, affiliated with the General Authority of Civil Aviation, has received a certificate renewing its accreditation at International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its capacity as an accredited training center (ATC).
The academy stressed that this achievement reflects the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s status in the civil aviation field at the international level and represents an extension for international accreditations it has received, in addition to its being a culmination of its professional work and outcomes in the training field.
The accreditation was received after the academy completed all international requirements and conditions, which will enable it to organize international training courses and contribute to granting academy trainers internationally accredited certificates, in addition to accrediting the academy trainers at IATA. The academy stressed that it has realized one of its strategic goals of assuming a scientific and international sustainable status among its prestigious peers.
The academy has recently received the accreditation of the Airports Council International ACI-ATI as the second training center in the world after the training center of Munich, Germany, won a seat at the global training center affiliated with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and received the accreditation of the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) to develop workers’ performance in fire stations at all the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s airports.
The academy in 2021 managed to develop the performance of big number of affiliates to the air transport after allocating more than 10,000 training seats for specialized courses that aimed at increasing the operational efficiency and the level of security and safety at various airports, and succeeded in graduating 92 students who were qualified to join the labor market in the specializations of safety and operations of airports, and firefighting and rescue.