Embraer and the Mohammed VI International Aviation Academy (AIAC), signed today, at AIAC Headquarters in Casablanca, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for engineering development in the country. According to the MoU, Embraer will contribute with its experience as an OEM, training engineers in Brazil. The Company will work closely with AIAC to identify and implement initiatives to develop world-class training programs for engineers in aeronautics related fields, in this region of Africa.
“We are pleased with the opportunity to share with AIAC our expertise in the preparation of highly skilled engineers to address the challenges of such a demanding industry like aerospace,” said Humberto Pereira, Embraer Vice President for Engineering and Technology. “As a leader in commercial aviation, and with 46 years of experience in designing and manufacturing aircraft that operate in more than sixty countries, we are always honored to share our knowledge with organizations that aim to play an important role in such a competitive industry.”
At the occasion, Abdellah Menou, the Managing Director of AIAC, stated that “this MoU with Embraer represents an important step in our strategy of working with globally renowned organizations, such as Embraer, willing to collaborate and to support us in our goal of preparing aeronautical engineers in Morocco, with world-class standards.”
Source: Embraer - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (NYSE: ERJ)
Date: Jul 28, 2016