Aviation academy receives upgrade to university level

The Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest and oldest aviation academy in the region, said it has been upgraded to an aviation university, launching degree programmes such as a BSc degree in aeronautical engineering, BSc degree in aircraft maintenance engineering, BSc degree in aviation management, BA degree in tourism and hospitality management and MBA in aviation management, reports New Business Ethiopia.

As a member of the Ethiopian Airlines Group which includes Ethiopian Airports, Ethiopian MRO Services, Ethiopian Inflight Services and Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, the university offers programmes with advanced curriculums which are taught by faculty and industry practitioners.

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew stated: “After continuous breakthrough expansion and investment, the upgrading of the 65-year-old Ethiopian Aviation Academy to a university level offering several degree programmes is yet another milestone in the long and successful journey of our airline, and will maintain its leadership in the industry.”
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