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  • Ari Ketola

Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) and Airport College Co-operation

PRESS RELEASE - for immediate release 13th of October 2022

Helsinki, Finland – Airport College International is excited to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Airport College International Limited and Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association ALTA

The parties have agreed on a joint training initiative for the professional development of the aviation industry, that will be offered to ALTA member organisations.

Airport College International provides over 30 online eLearning courses in several language versions and three Diploma Programs. Diploma Programs in Passenger Handling, Ramp Handling and Air Cargo, and individual eLearning courses, are available with special terms to 45 ALTA airline members and 107 industry partners. As part of the co-operation, Airport College provides several full diploma scholarships with the objective of promoting training in underrepresented groups in the aviation industry.

“The aviation industry faces a huge challenge in delivering training for new workforce. The industry needs to attract new talents by providing new training methods and forward-looking career paths. At the same time, the training should be relevant, user-friendly and cost-effective. Together with ALTA we can provide sustainable training solutions for the future” says Airport College International CEO Pertti Mero.

“We welcome Airport College International to work closely with ALTA to develop safer, more efficient, and sustainable aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean” says ALTA CEO José Ricardo Botelho.

About Airport College International Ltd.

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

About ALTA

ALTA is a private non-profit association serving the airline industry whose objective is to develop a safer, more efficient, and sustainable aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean. ALTA coordinates collaborative efforts throughout the entire value chain maximizing the impact that aviation has on the economic and social growth of the region for the benefit of industry, nations, and populations served by air transport.

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