Dubai, UAE, 27th September 2004 – Emirates has reaffirmed its training partnership with the UAE Ministries, with a recent certificate presentation to ministry staff.

The 13 young men recently completed the General English course at the Emirates Aviation College – Aerospace & Academic Studies, and are now taking Aviation English, in preparation for their six-month course in Air Traffic Management.

Mohammed Al Budoor, Principal of the Aerospace & Academic Studies wing of the college, said: "We are delighted to welcome the young recruits of one of the UAE ministries to our college where they are sure to enjoy a friendly and studious atmosphere while undergoing rigorous training. We wish them well."

The Emirates Aviation College – Academic & Aerospace studies, located close to Dubai International Airport, inaugurated its Air Traffic Management Training department this year. Students undergo training using the state-of-the-art, three-dimensional Air Traffic Control simulator (Adacel MaxSim) which features high quality, photo textured visual scenes with exceptionally realistic weather simulation.

Other courses offered by the college include Aerospace Engineering, Electronics & Computers, Tourism Management and Business Management Studies. The programmes lead to vocational higher BTEC diplomas awarded by UK-based Edexcel Foundation.

Photo caption: Mohammed Al Budoor (centre, standing), Principal of the Emirates Aviation College - Aerospace & Academic Studies, is seen with staff of one of the UAE Ministries, plus a number of tutors, at their certificate presentation.

Contact: Frances Barton, Emirates' Corporate Communications; Tel: (+9714) 2032144; M: (+97150) 650 3900; e:


Source: Flight International