Dubai Air Navigation Services signs deal with the Dubai Aviation City Corporation
Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) has announced the signing of a strategic new leasing agreement with the Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC).
Under the terms of the agreement, DANS will establish its first training facility within Al Maktoum International Airport at DWC.
Once fully established, the new DANS Training Facility will offer a diverse portfolio of training courses that address all technical, operational and theoretical subject matters in the field of Air Traffic Management (ATM).
The agreement was signed by H.E. Mohammed A. Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and CEO of dans, and H.E. Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of DACC in the presence of Suzan AlAnani, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) and Ibrahim Ahli, Deputy CEO, dans.
The facility primarily focuses on creating a global training hub from within the Emirate of Dubai that has the capacity to train individuals who are already experienced in the ATM sector and are keen towards further enhancing and developing their operational aptitude and skills, in addition to individuals who are looking to start a career in ATM.
H.E. Mohammed A. Ahli, Director General, DCAA and CEO, DANS, said: “The launch of the new DANS Training Facility will mark a very important and unparalleled milestone in the history of the UAE’s ATM sector.”
The academy shall open its doors to professionals working in and outside of the UAE to help enhance their skills.
Moreover,the academy shall support efforts in preparing and equipping Emirati talent with the necessary skills required to succeed in an ever-growing ATM sector.
The courses set to be offered at the new DANS Training Academy includes operational courses in the ATM Sector that range from foundation training, rating and qualification training towards validation, first competency assessments.
DANS is the air navigation services provider that manages Dubai’s and part of the Northern Emirates’ airspace - offering air navigation services for airport authorities and numerous prestigious airlines, including the World’s busiest airport in terms of international passenger numbers-Dubai International Airport (DXB).
Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) is the owner of both the Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport, and the free zone authority within Dubai South. Under its umbrella, DACC operates four leading government entities - DANS, DAEP, Dubai South, and Dubai Airports Corporation.