- Ahmed bin Saeed: “Attracting domestic talent to work in the aviation sector is an essential part of our strategy”
Dubai: Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) has announced that eight new UAE nationals have joined the organization after successfully completing its special program, which deals with developing the capabilities of the resources national humans in the field of air navigation, in accordance with the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the General Authority of Civil Aviation of the United Arab Emirates.
The list of Emiratis who completed the ICAO courses included: Engineer Jumana Aljasmi, Noora Obaid Al Mheiri, Mohamed Al Teneiji, Abdulla Mohamed Al Kaabi, Abdulrahman Ahmed Al Kamali, Mohammed Abdulla, Abdulla Al Bastaki and Ahmed Maher .
dans announced that there is a new group of national students who have joined the National Development Program to qualify to join the institution after passing all the requirements of the program.
This step is part of dan’s strategy, which sees young Emiratis as an integral part of the future growth and prosperity of the aviation sector, and its commitment to provide special development programs that enable Emiratis to have a variety of important jobs in air navigation. and aeronautical sectors.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Airline and Group and Chairman of the Board, said: “This step it is framed within the framework of the Emiratization policy we adopt and the continuous efforts we make to attract national competences to work in the aviation sector, which represents one of the highest gross domestic products (GDP) in the Emirate of Dubai”.
His Highness’s remarks came during the reception of the new graduates in his office, in the presence of His Excellency Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Dubai and Director General of Dance, and Ibrahim Ahli , Deputy General Director of Dance.
His Highness called on the new graduates to set an example for their new colleagues and constantly improve their skills to keep pace with the advanced technology of the global aviation industry, especially in the field of navigation aerial
The new colleagues will constitute a qualitative complement to the institution that possesses the best human and technical skills, to advance on the path of leadership and provide incomparable services in their field of competence, which turns this step into a practical application of their vision aimed at attracting national human resources to this vital sector of the local economy.
Dubai Air Navigation Services’ National Development Program (NDP) provides Emiratis with the knowledge, skills and experience to become professional air traffic controllers. The program also provides participants with on-the-job training that includes extensive use of simulators, field equipment and facilities, enabling them to obtain, upon successful completion of the program, international recognition and licensure to work as air traffic controllers.
Air traffic controllers are among the most experienced controllers, managing the largest fleet of Airbus A380s, the world’s largest passenger aircraft. dans owns the world’s largest control tower simulator, which is used to train employees with 360-degree virtual reality technology.
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