Upskilling need of the hour: expert
Consistent learning helps one to stay ahead for serving organization and clients with increased productivity, higher morale, and lesser supervision. Like seen in every profession, it is easier to get your promotion or your next dream job if you are certified with the right credentials.
We see an accelerating outlook for aviation, air cargo, airports, travel, and tourism, thereby creating an immediate demand for skilled and certified professionals. Forecasts indicate that commercial aircraft fleet: passenger numbers and cargo demand in the Middle East will more than double over the next two decades.
Many major airlines have cut down losses and will make consistent profits in 2023. The region will require 200,000 new aviation personnel, including pilots, airport ground handling, cabin crew, technicians. About 2,980 new airplanes valued at US$765 billion will be required to prepare for this surge in demand and job opportunities. Etihad is set to re-start their A380 fleet, Saudi Arabia is building a world-class new airport in Riyadh and launching a US$30 billion airline, Emirates and most airlines are recruiting more cabin crew, Fly Dubai anticipates double-digit growth in 2023.
It is critical for our industry to identify goals, assess and analyze skills gaps, evaluate resources, and put together an action plan to get up-skilled and cross skilled, and get trained on latest technologies to take on new responsibilities. Consistent learning helps to stay ahead for serving the organization and clients with increased productivity, higher morale, and lesser supervision.
Like seen in every profession, it is easier to get your promotion or your next dream job if you are certified with the right credentials. At any interview, a globally recognized certification convinces the recruiter about the value you can add. Consistent training and development programs can also help prevent burnout in employees who have mastered initial tasks. New learnings provide opportunities for growth, rejuvenate teams, and provides a new outlook on their work.
IATA training celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. WingsWay along with IATA strives to be the first point of reference worldwide for aviation professionals and students. It trains 100,000 professionals annually in aviation, air cargo, airports, travel, and tourism, with access to industry best practices and international standards. Our short skill-based courses, which can be completed in few weeks, are designed by experts so that trainees can deploy their skills soon at their workplace.
Award-winning WingsWay Training Institute has trained candidates from 50 nationalities highlighting the fact that the focus on learning and development is increasing as the job avenues grow. We have new batches starting every month with 11 ongoing batches. The most popular and in-demand courses are Airport Passenger Ground Services, Airport Operations, Cabin Crew, Foundation Diploma in Travel and Tourism for Travel Agency Professionals, Airline Management, Cargo and Freight, Logistics, and other related studies.