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Aviation University Degree Programme deepens HAAGA-HELIA and co-operation


Helsinki, Finland – Airport College International is excited to announce that HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences, Porvoo Campus uses online eLearning courses also for their new Aviation Business Bachelor Degree Programme.

Haaga-Helia Aviation Business studies provide skills to understand the processes of aviation businesses and organisations. Students learn how to implement business skills in the organisational environment of aviation in practice. They familiarise themselves with the international and local rules and regulations of aviation safety and security that provide a basis for sustainable, profitable operations in all areas of air transportation business.

“This educational partnership combines the best from two worlds – Airport College’s latest, up-to-date knowledge and expertise in aviation business, and Haaga-Helia’s expertise and educational know-how in higher education”, says Airport College International CEO Pertti Mero.

Global air traffic is expected to double in the next 20 years, creating millions of new jobs. The industry needs to attract young talents providing standards for competency and forward-looking career paths.

“Most of the learning in our Aviation Degree Programme takes place in real-life projects also for aviation businesses. This opens up doors for the students and helps them develop their networks already during the studies. This makes it easier for graduates to find jobs both in Finland and abroad”, says Reija Anckar Head of HAAGA-HELIA Porvoo Campus.

About Airport College International is a complete online training service for airlines, airport ground handling agents and logistics. With the training service our clients can efficiently and flexibly train their staff and maintain competences required by authorities. Airport College International is a strategic partner of IATA.

About HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences

Haaga-Helia is the leading university of applied sciences in Finland with more than 10 000 students from around 100 countries and 700 employees. Haaga-Helia offers programs in business, hotel, restaurant and tourism management, information technology, journalism, management assistant training, sports management and vocational teacher education. New Aviation Business Bachelor Degree Programme starts in January 2017.

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