Turkey’s national carrier Turkish Airlines now invests in human resources training; announced the opening of a high-end Flight Training Center equipped with the latest technologies for highly qualified training professionals. Designed with Smart Building Automation Concept, the center will be providing uninterruptible flight training with dynamic UPS Power Supply Systems.
At the opening ceremony, the Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines, Mr M. İlker Aycı stated “The opening of the New Airport in İstanbul will be leading to a strong demand for well-trained flight crew. With our Flight Training Center, we aim to encourage national, in-house training and increase our competitiveness and market share globally in terms of training and thus contribute to the country’s economy as well.”
Turkish Airlines, which has been providing flight training at Ataturk Airport since 1993, invested in a new Flight Training Center by increasing the number of its high-end full flight simulators from 10 to 14 and the number of its classrooms from 58 to 90. Furthermore, 10 new full flight simulators are awaited very soon, as 24 flight simulators are targeted in total. With the new Flight Training Center, the capacity of 1520 trainees has been increased by 48%. Thus, flight training will be provided to 2260 trainees.
Turkish Airlines’ new Flight Training Center will be providing world-class flight-training courses for the national carrier’s staff consisting of more than 4000 pilots and more than 10.000 flight attendants. The Flight Training Center will also be offering its services to other national and foreign airlines as well.
The training programme will be provided under six categories.
• Basic Pilot training
• Cockpit Flight and Ground Training
• Flight Attendee Training
• Dispatcher Training
• Loadmaster Training
Offering internationally recognized, state of the art flight-training with providing the latest technologies and infrastructure, Turkish Airlines will be concentrating its efforts to attain its ambitions and continue its global expansion.