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FIA inaugurate Air Traffic Control Course at Training Centre

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Fujairah International Airport, Air Traffic Services Department (Training Section) recently inaugurated the first General Civil Aviation Authority approved ICAO 051 (Basic Induction - Air Traffic Control Course) in the history of the organization. 


The Vision

The vision to establish an Aviation Training Center at Fujairah Airport was first birthed by Mr. Esmaeil Mohamed Al Boloushi (Manager - Air Traffic Services). He shared this vision with his training team, to grow from the already existing Air Traffic Service Training Section to a global leader in Aviation training, and his team took it in stride. 


Although the Training Center is still at its initial stages, the Training team’s vision for the Fujairah International Airport Aviation Training center is to:

i. Establish and enhance the Emiratisation programme by offering courses to young and bright Emiratis who have a keen interest in aviation. This is in line with the vision of Fujairah International Airport’s vision to support the growth and development of the Emirate of Fujairah and its citizens


ii. Be the preferred Aviation Training Center in the Emirates of Fujairah and UAE at large, offering a wide range of regulatory and non-regulatory ICAO and IATA courses to train and develop all Fujairah International Airport employees and non-employees within the local and international markets


Courses available

Here are the courses now available within Fujairah International Airport Aviation Training center:


  • ICAO 051 - Basic Induction to Air traffic Control course 
  • ICAO 052 - Aerodrome Control refresher course
  • ICAO 053 - Approach Control refresher  course
  • On-the Job Training Instructor refresher course 
  • ATS classroom Instructor refresher course
  • ATS Examiner’s refresher course
  • Supervisory skills
  • Threat and Error Management (Civil Aviation)
  • Safety Management Systems (Civil Aviation)
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Radio Call-sign confusion training
  • Low Visibility Operations training
  • Go- Around training 
  • In Flight Emergency Response (IFER) training 
  • Search and Rescue training 
  • Aviation English Language Proficiency Preparation Training
  • Unidentified / Unknown Aerial System training 
  • Radiotelephony Training 
  • Flight Information Services 



The Inauguration ceremony

The Inauguration ceremony, held on 3 October 2017, was graced by His Excellency Mohamed Abdulla Sultan Al Salami (Chairman, and Department of Civil Aviation), Mr. Charles Hajdu (Acting General Manager), Mr. Esmaeil Mohamed Al Boloushi (Manager - Air Traffic Services) and several other top airport managers. 


His Excellency Mohamed Abdulla Sultan Al Salami (Chairman, and Department of Civil Aviation) offered continuous support and advice to the Air Traffic Services Management without which this project would not have been successful.


This event was a culmination of months of hard work put together by the Air Traffic Services Training team (Mr. Hassan Ibrahim - Air Traffic Services Head of Training, Ms. Juliet Mutheu Chocho – Air Traffic Services Classroom Instructor, Ahmed Isam – Air Traffic Controller). The training team worked in close liaison with the Technical Services headed by Mr. Youssef Al Balkis (Technical Services Manager), the IT and purchasing sections to ensure the new Training Center facility was up and running for course(s)



It was search a great joy for at the Airport on 27 October when the first batch of ICAO 051 (Basic Induction to Air traffic Control course) young Emirati participants graduated. His Excellency Mohamed Abdulla Sultan Al Salami (Chairman, and Department of Civil Aviation) was there to award them with their certificates and to give them a word of advice and encouragement. The sky is now our playing ground!!

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Contact Information

Address: Al Sharqi Road, Opposite Fujairah International Airport

PO Box 777, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971-9-222-4747 ext. 3

(General Customer Service)

Phone: +971-9-223-9922 ext. 33 

(Engineering College Customer Service)

Phone: +971-9-222-4747 ext. 10/11 

(Front Desk)

Fax No: +971-9-222-6318

Email: cservice.fujaa@fng.ae

Website: www.fujaa.ae


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