Ethiopian Aviation University Graduates 672 Professionals

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Aviation University, one of the top aviation centers of excellence in Africa, has graduated 627 professionals.

The ceremony took place at the premises of the newly upgraded Aviation University on Saturday. The graduates include 88 pilots, 125 aircraft technicians, 150 cabin crew, and 264 Commercial professionals.

Diplomas and achievement awards were given to the graduates by Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer Mesfin Tasew.

Congratulating the aviation professionals, Group CEO Mesfin stated that Human capital development “is one of the key pillars in Ethiopian Airlines’ growth strategy.”

“As the largest aviation center of excellence in the continent, we are keen to provide Africa with skilled aviation professionals,” he said. “We are delighted to have graduated from other African nations in today’s ceremony and to add 228 male and 306 female aviation professionals to the aviation world.”

The university has been accredited by the Ethiopian Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency to offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in various aviation and hospitality fields.

Currently, the University offers various aviation courses such as BSc in Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance Engineering, Aviation Management & Operations, BA in Tourism and Hospitality Management, MSc in Data Science, and MBA in Aviation Management. 

The University also offers Diploma and Certificate Programs in Aircraft Maintenance Technician, Pilot Training, Cabin Crew and Commercial Training, Leadership and Career Development, and Catering Training in addition to ICAO and Online Courses.

Apart from its main campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian also owns training facilities in regional cities including Hawassa, Dire Dawa, Bahir Dar, and Mekelle.

Editores Note: The story has been updated to include the quote from Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO