Bird Academy, the education vertical of Bird Group, has recently signed a pact with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) which makes it their ‘Regional Training Partner’ in India. The partnership was made official during a signing ceremony between Radha Bhatia, Chairperson, Bird Group and Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and Chief Executive Officer.
“Today aviation supports 7.5 million jobs in India. With the number of people traveling to, from or within India expected to treble to 520 million by 2037, the demand for trained aviation professionals will continue to grow. Appointing Bird Academy as an IATA Regional Training Partner means that we are able to better support India’s talent needs by offering IATA courses that were previously unavailable. We look forward to a successful partnership with the Bird Academy to fulfil India’s training requirements,” a senior official of IATA said on the occasion.
The partnership will allow Bird Academy to host training by IATA that cover the full spectrum of the industry. Some of the key IATA trainings initially offered in New Delhi will include Passenger Assessment and Travel Document Checks, Document Control Systems, Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Airlines, and Passenger Fares and Ticketing.