Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest aviation group in Africa, has inaugurated a new aviation training centre in the city of Hawassa. The new training centre will serve as the second campus for Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) and will currently be providing pilot trainee programmes. The facility accommodates different types of classrooms, three training simulators, three aircraft parking and workshop hangars, trainees’ and instructors’ dorm rooms, a cafeteria and sports ground for various sports.
EAA had been providing aviation trainings at its base campus in Addis Ababa to trainees from different parts of the world. The new training centre will enable the academy to accommodate more trainees.
EAA is the largest and most modern aviation academy in Africa recognised as an ICAO regional Training Centre of Excellence. The academy provides world-class training in different areas of the aviation profession. Currently the academy offers pilot, simulator, cabin crew and catering, aircraft maintenance, commercial and ground service and leadership training at its headquarters in Addis Ababa.