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Accredited Training Centre for ICAO/FIATA continues 2021-2022

We are an accredited Training Centre for ICAO/FIATA qualified to deliver industry specific Dangerous Goods Training this year too. Having gained this very high level of recognition, we are able to serve better our clients at many levels of Dangerous Goods Training. The ICAO/FIATA Dangerous Goods by Air Training Programme is a collaboration between ICAO […]

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New GSE Operations eLearning course available

This online training course gives an overview of the safety requirements for operating Ground Service Equipment (GSE) while servicing aircraft. Participants will learn how to verify the safety and serviceability of GSE and how to operate GSE around aircraft. The essential learning objective is how to prevent costly damage to equipment and aircraft on the […]

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Pandemic – An Opportunity For Innovative Thinking

The COVID-19 crisis, among all the negative aspects, also brings an opportunity for innovation and digital transformation to the aviation industry, and especially in airport ground handling. It is unlikely that ground handling companies will continue with the same old internal processes and concepts, including training, once international traffic returns back to “normal”. Now it’s […]

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IATA Strategic Partnership continues 2021-2022

We are proud to inform you that this year too, Airport College International continues its valuable co-operation with IATA. We have been a Strategic Partner with IATA since 2015 in Ground Operations, which is our main area of training. We believe that this strategic partnership provides us with unique insight into airlines’ and ground handlers […]

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Employee Onboarding is Important

Research from the Society for Human Resources Management shows that turnover during the first 18 months on the job can be as high as 50 percent. An effective onboarding process aims to help your returning and new employees to feel more valued, understand their roles and responsibilities, increase their productivity and performance, resulting in increased […]

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New Perishable Cargo Handling eLearning course

Perishable goods is a growing segment of air cargo and it’s important to ensure that PER products always reach the customer on time, and in sound condition. We at Airport College International have created a new Perishable Cargo Handling online eLearning course to improve proper handling and air transportation of perishable products. Course content Introduction […]

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How to avoid information leaks

Most companies have invested massive amounts of money in ICT, security systems and movement control. Premises and employees are protected with state-of-the-art locking systems and CCTVs. Often too little attention is paid to ensure that employees understand how to treat company information and what to communicate with people outside their organisation. Here’s some basic rules […]

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The Transport of Covid-19 Vaccines In The Centre Of The Debate

“Managing the COVID-19 vaccine transport is a major challenge for logistics to ensure proper handling of 15 billion doses needed to be shipped worldwide.” The transport requirements for vaccine shipments will test the agility and resilience of the entire logistic chain, as well as a huge range of new risks that may arise. These include […]

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Airport College Zero Emission Training (ZET)

The aviation industry recognises the impact of climate change and is taking the responsibility to reduce this impact very seriously. According to IATA, airlines aim to reduce aviation’s CO2 emissions to half of what they were in 2005, by 2050. Achieving this goal requires continued investment in new technologies and strong support mechanisms for the […]

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Training Revolution in the aviation industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted the aviation industry. The crisis will have long term impacts on companies, particularly on workforces which will play a critical role when operations start to recover. Triggered by the crisis and driven by digital transformation The huge revolution in corporate training is now happening. It’s triggered by the crisis […]

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