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Oman Air Organizes Overseas Training For New Batch of Pilot Trainees

Date: 12 Feb 2008

Oman Aviation Services (Oman Air) continues to play a vital role in the realization of bringing about young Oman is on par with the ever changing global aviation trends in the most practical way by fulfilling the Omanization Program companywide from the beginning of 1993 till date.

Several groups of young Omanis have been recruited, trained and have become efficient staff, some of whom have turned out to

Captain Rashid Al Mawaly

be potential Leaders and Managers in their chosen fields. Among other positions, the role of a Pilot job being the highest in demand, globally.

Captain Rashid Al Mawaly, Oman Air Divisional Manager Flight Operations stated that Omani pilots are among the best in the world and this is mainly because they are carefully selected as per the international standards and specifications that fulfill the Company’s requirements. They have all undergone an intensive and comprehensive training program with close monitoring, to ensure that they are in compliance with the various regulatory and mandatory rules and regulations set forth for SAFETY & AIRWORTHINESS of the airline and its clients.

Mr. Amar Nasser Divisional Manager Human Resources & Administration added that in addition to our current manpower and keeping in mind the latest company expansion strategies, 15 Ab-initio Pilot Trainees have been recruited and are scheduled to undergo an intensive 16 months Pilot Training Program with the ROYAL MELBOURNE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY in Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. The training venue was carefully selected through a strict criterion based decision mainly of the quality and standard of service that would meet most of the company’s requirements and expectations in accordance with the local awarding and regulatory body - the DGCAM of Oman”. Corporate Communication and Media Department in Oman Air acknowledged that it is a great feeling to be a pilot for Oman Air. All one needs is sincerity, hard work, competitive spirit and the determination to succeed. Oman Air develops tomorrow’s career pilot through the most unique industry specific training experience that exceeds the expectations with uncompromising emphasis on quality and safety. Each pilot is trained to be an effective crewmember and employee with a positive attitude, strong work ethics, sound aeronautical decision-making skills, and exceptional airmanship. They affirmed that Oman Air has built up a reputation as a strong, competitive leader in the airline industry committed to recruiting and nurturing bright and dynamic individuals to meet our manpower needs. In the new millennium, Oman Air’s mission is to seek out new ways to develop and improve its position as a leader in aviation excellence.The National carrier of the  Sultanate Oman maintains an unwavering commitment to innovation through a unique and focused strategy that differentiates the    airline within the   industry. Flying an airplane is fun. Being  paid to  do it is even better they said in  conclusion.

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