Ethiopian Aviation University Graduates over 1500 Professionals in Various Fields

Ethiopian Aviation University has graduated 1,551 aviation professionals in pilot training, aviation maintenance, cabin crew, commercial, and hotel operations professions today.

Congratulating the graduates, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mesfin Tassew said human capital development is one of the key pillars in Ethiopian Airlines growth strategic road map.

“Today’s graduation is a testimony of our commitment to ensure that we invest a lot on our aviation brainery,” the CEO said, reaffirming: “As part of our continental commitment, we will continue to provide Africa with skilled aviation professionals.”

Ethiopian is delighted to see today youths from African countries completing one chapter and opening another in their aviation endeavor, he said.

“We believe in the potentials of Africa’s youths to shape the continent’s aviation and continue to educate them at our center of excellence. Today the industry welcomes 660 male and 891 female graduates.”

Since its formation in 1956, Ethiopian Aviation Excellence Center has been offering various aviation courses, mainly to African youths.

Youths from Rwanda, Togo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Uganda and Sudan completed their studies.

Currently, the University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in aerospace and hospitality fields.

Areas of fields of studies include BSc in aeronautical engineering, aviation maintenance engineering, aviation management and operations, BA in tourism and hospitality management, MSc in data science, and MBA in aviation management.

The University also offers diploma and certificate programs for technicians in aircraft maintenance, pilot training, cabin crew and commercial training, leadership and career development, catering training.

Ethiopian has also training facilities in regional cities including in Hawassa, Dire Dawa, Bahir Dar and Mekelle.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency