Aviation training provider Blue Ocean Academy has received the title of ‘2020 Regional Top Performing ATC (Accredited Training Centre)’ from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
The award was bestowed for Blue Ocean’s performance in delivering IATA training programmes in Africa and the Middle East in 2019.
In the last three examinations conducted by IATA, four students of Blue Ocean Academy topped the results in the UAE. Thirteen students of Blue Ocean also passed the examinations with distinction.
The academy was also shortlisted for 2019 Aviation Business Awards as the ‘Training Provider of the Year’.
Apart from the recognition for its aviation training, Blue Ocean Academy has received a number of awards, including the Top 10 Six Sigma Training Institutes in the Middle East and Asia, Excellence in Training and Development, Outstanding Contribution to Global Learning, Global Training and Development Leadership and the Best Training Provider in Logistics & Supply Chain.
The IATA-Blue Ocean alliance has contributed a large number of trained professionals to the aviation industry.
Dr Sathya Menon, Executive Director at Blue Ocean Academy, said: “Being an accredited training centre of IATA in the Middle East, Blue Ocean has been able to raise the bar in aviation training with matchless quality and commitment.
“Our IATA certified trainers have succeeded in enabling the students to come out of the examinations with flying colours. This esteemed title is a great recognition of our efforts and a motivation.”
Abdul Azeez, Managing Director at Blue Ocean Academy, added: "This recognition is a great honour and stands testimony to our dedication in contributing to the sustainability of the aviation sector.
“The professionals trained from Blue Ocean Academy are equipped with knowledge of the best practices, international standards and safety measures thereby upholding the mission of IATA ‘to represent, lead and serve the airline industry.”
About Blue Ocean
Blue Ocean has more than 20 years of experience and a strong presence in the UAE and other GCC countries. The organisation has more than 80,000 alumni worldwide, a global network of certified trainers, international affiliations and multinational partners. The main goal of Blue Ocean is to help ambitious individuals take their career to the next level.