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TAV globally delivers know-how; Trainers arrive from Tanzania

TAV Academy, the training and consultancy brand of TAV Airports, has held its first training in Istanbul under the membership of TRAINAIR Plus Programme, the training platform of ICAO, a UN specialized agency.

TAV, Turkey’s leading global brand in airport construction and operations, is marketing its industrial know-how on a worldwide scale through an affiliated training company. Becoming a United Nation’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) accredited training institution, TAV Academy has organized its first training in Istanbul. The training was attended by 12 executives in airport operation business from Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.

TAV Academy General Manager Barış Müstecaplıoğlu stated: “TAV Academy has been putting in efforts to develop the institutional memory and globally deliver the know-how and expertise gained by TAV through operating 14 airports in seven countries. The compliance of our training programs to international standards has been approved by ICAO, the main global organization of civil aviation, in line with our strategies. We have sent our trainers all around the world to China, Abu Dhabi, Germany, Latvia, etc. for them to share their know-how and experiences. The participation to the training held in Turkey from various countries supports our continuous activities to make Istanbul a global training center in this sector."

Composed of two parts as 30 hours of e-learning and five days of in-class training, the program consisted of information on the global best practices besides simulations on preparation of structured development programs, effective communication with the participants and presentation skills.

TAV Academy is amongst 16 private training organizations of ICAO Trainair Program amongst 85 members, which are mostly composed of civil aviation authorities and universities. TAV Academy became an accredited training organization in August 2015 following the audits of ICAO.

TAV Academy is also one of the four training centers of Airports Council International (ACI) in Europe.

Founded in 1944 to set the standards for the civil aviation sector and provide guidance to other civil aviation organizations to audit these standards, ICAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations and has 191 member companies today and stands out as the main organization that defines the standards in the training of civil aviation employees.