Published on : Monday, January 1, 2018
EAS is a division of Etihad Aviation Group will see the internal appointments involving critical transitional duties as EAS Ground moves across to the Midfield Terminal, which is set to be opened in 2019.
Around six UAE nationals have worked for a number of years at EAS Ground. They have received specially-tailored training and career planning programmes that equipped them for their new management roles.
Many of them have undertaken overseas airport postings, as well as placements across the Etihad Airways Group.
Khaled Al Mehairbi, senior vice president and general manager of Etihad Airport Services Ground, said that these appointments illustrate EAS Ground’s commitment to Emiratisation and reinforce the strong structure for the future.
The six aviation professionals will play a key role in the division and will ensure the next two years of transition to the Midfield Terminal will be successful.
EAS has always supported Emiratisation it has a partnership with the National Service and Reserve Authority (NSRA) to train soldiers to become professionals in the field of safe and compliant handling procedures for commercial aircraft.
In 2017 during the peak period, from June through to mid-September, EAS had more than 19,000 flights operated by 29 airlines and carried 3.5 million passengers and 4.3 million bags.