GAA AND GMRAA PRESS RELEASE

By March 3, 20192019

GMR Aviation Academy (GMRAA), the aviation/airport training arm of the GMR Group based in New Delhi India, signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Gulf Aviation Academy, an established and accredited training academy in the Kingdom of Bahrain, as part of their expansion strategy. Each party shall offer in house programs in their campuses based on the requirements of the market in each country. GMR AA will initially offer a wide variety of their aviation programs in Bahrain targeting the potential market in the MENA region.
The agreement was signed by Mr P S Nair, Chief Executive Officer of GMR Airports Ltd. and Capt. Dhaffer AlAbbasi, Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Aviation Academy at the GMR Aviation Academy’s Hyderabad campus located at the Hyderabad International Airport on 17th July 2018. This agreement is aimed at combining the strengths of each party to explore the opportunities with such distinct fortes.
P.S. Nair, CEO – GMR Airports, in a statement said: “GMR Aviation Academy is committed towards creating a continual talent pipeline of well-trained and certified Aviation professionals globally. The signing of Strategic Alliance Agreement with Gulf Aviation Academy, is yet another landmark moment towards that goal; and with the joint efforts and synergy, we shall be able to reach out to the businesses in the MENA region, who shall be trained to be employable at our airports as well as with other stakeholders in the Aviation ecosystem.”.
Capt. Dhaffer AlAbbasi, GAA, stated “This agreement is a start of a very strong strategic positioning of GAA and GMR in both India and Bahrain. Having a partner in a growing aviation market such as India opens the door to further development of both the client base and types of programs offered. We are looking forward in partnering with a strong company such as GMR and have great expectations for further future alliances in different programs. “

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