Asias Biggest Aviation Training Centre to come up in Gurugram | Air India | 6Lac Sqft

Asias Biggest Aviation Training Centre to come up in Gurugram | Air India | 6Lac Sqft

In a groundbreaking development,Tata Group owned Air India, has unveiled plans to launch the most extensive aviation training academy in South Asia, located in Gurugram, Haryana. Spanning an impressive 600,000 square feet, this academy aims to be a central hub nurturing aviation professionals, with a capacity to train over 50,000 individuals in the coming years. Read SURFACES REPORTER (SR)'s compelete report below:

State-of-the-art facility

Next year, a high-tech training center by Air India will start training people in different areas like pilots, cabin crew, ground staff, engineers, and security.

The academy is all about quality and has 20 Full Flight Simulator Bays for both Airbus and Boeing planes. This ensures that the crews are well-prepared and meet strict quality standards.

Crafted as a central hub for honing the skills of aviation professionals, the facility features contemporary simulators, technologically advanced classrooms, and realistic training environments. Air India's big growth fits with its goal of giving excellent training and staying a leader in aviation.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) school

In addition to pilot training, Air India is preparing to establish an Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) school, offering extensive training for aspiring engineers in the aviation sector.

This ambitious initiative underscores the airline's commitment to advancing the skills and expertise of professionals in the ever-evolving aviation industry.

Through collaboration with Airbus, Air India plans to introduce 10 Full Flight Simulators, demonstrating its dedication to raising training standards. Airbus indicates that the training center is expected to be operational by early 2025, delivering courses approved by aviation authorities, including the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

At the Wings India 2024 event, Air India unveiled the Airbus A350 VT JRA aircraft, showcasing its impressive 16-17 hour non-stop flight capability and competitive edge in long-haul travel. As one of the 70 wide-body aircraft ordered, the A350-900 is set to enhance Air India's market position with 25% improved fuel efficiency compared to its predecessors. Supported by the Tata Group, Air India's inaugural Airbus A350, part of a 470-aircraft order, was introduced in December. Expected approval for domestic flights by month-end marks a notable milestone for the airline.

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