On Monday, Akasa Air (QP), India’s newest airline, unveiled the second phase of its training and development center, known as the ‘Akasa Air Learning Academy,’ in Gurugram.
Akasa Air unveils phase two of its training and development center. Further, Akasa Air Learning Academy (AALA), in Gurugram. The expansion aims to strengthen further the airline’s ability to deliver comprehensive and practical training. Subsequently, it’s rapidly expanding workforce includes pilots, cabin crew, engineers, airport services, and security personnel.
In preparation for its commercial launch, Akasa Air invested significantly in July 2022 by establishing a dedicated Learning Academy spanning 14,000 square feet. The academy was designed to provide comprehensive safety, service, and quality training.
By adding a new facility covering 20,000 square feet, Akasa Air further enhances its learning capabilities with state-of-the-art technology and a focus on the modern aviation industry. This expansion empowers Akasa Air to train and prepare over 700 aviation professionals for the future.
Akasa Air Exclusive Trainer for India
The newly introduced training features include India’s exclusive door trainer for next-generation aircraft, showcasing Akasa’s ongoing dedication to top-tier safety standards.
The advanced door trainer offers a realistic environment for cabin crew members to practice normal and emergency procedures. It provides hands-on training and practical experience with Type I main doors and Type III automatic over-wing exits.
Additionally, it simulates various flight phases, such as pushback, taxi, cruise, descent, and landing, accompanied by pre-recorded announcements. The door trainer can replicate multiple emergency scenarios for effective emergency management.
Designed to replicate real-world environments, the trainer accurately represents the operational characteristics of the aircraft equipment. It is tailored to provide cabin crew members with the utmost safety and emergency training.
Akasa Air Aviation Academy
Akasa has developed comprehensive training facilities with a holistic approach to improve the learning and development of its employees.
These facilities enable the airline to deliver a wide range of training programs. Including regulatory compliance, safety protocols, service excellence, leadership, communication, departure control system, first aid, and advanced computerized reservation and check-in training.
Experienced industry experts meticulously design the training modules at the Akasa Air Learning Academy (AALA). Subsequently, to equip Akasa Air employees with the necessary knowledge. Further, with skills to excel in their respective roles within the airline industry.
The focus extends beyond safety, service, and soft skills. It further incorporated a development philosophy that fosters employee confidence, pride, and self-care.
Established as a center of excellence, the learning academy is designed to empower Akasa’s employees in fulfilling the brand’s commitment to being the most reliable airline, characterized by its empathetic service culture.
The facility comprises spacious training rooms with advanced technology, an extensive library of aviation resources, including manuals and research case studies, dedicated breakout rooms, booths, and relaxation areas.
Additionally, the academy features a simulated cabin of Akasa Air’s aircraft, facilitating practical service training.
According to Vinay Dube, Founder, and CEO of Akasa Air, the company maintains a long-term perspective and is committed to investing in its future.
He expressed confidence in the company’s prospects and highlighted that their significant financial investment would yield substantial returns over the years to come.
The expansion of the training academy demonstrates their strong dedication to building an organization that prioritizes its employees and customers.
Dube emphasized that the academy will not only shape employees into ambassadors of Akasa’s culture and values. Further, it will cultivate a workforce that is prepared for the future, providing a competitive edge in the aviation industry.
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