KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 26th August, 2016) : PIA Training Centre (PTC) is starting a 12-week Cabin Crew Basic Training program for the newly recruited cabin crew. A spokesman of the national flag carrier said here on Friday that about 100 newly inducted participants will be trained on A330-300 aircraft, keeping in view the planned expansion of Premier service. The training program will include a combination of theory as well as practical hands on training.
The following modules would be covered in the training: Aviation Indoctrination Duties and responsibilities as a Cabin Crew Grooming and Personality Development Announcement Training In Flight Service Procedures including mockup training Customer care and Customer service procedures Safety Equipment Procedures (SEP) Emergency Procedures Aviation First Aid Aviation Security Crew Resource Management Dangerous Goods Regulations The spokesman further pointed out that PIA Training Centre has one of the most advanced Airline training infrastructures approved by local and international regulatory authorities such as CAA, ICAO and IATA.
CEO PIA Bernd Hildenbrand regarded this as an important step towards bringing about improvement in PIA's service and giving young dedicated people the chance to realize their professional dreams. Specialized instructors have been assigned at PTC for imparting professional training to those who fly, and to those who do service and maintenance of various types of aircraft (B-747-200, A-310, A-300, B-737, B-777). Training facilities available also include flight simulators which are used in the transition and recurrent training of pilots and other operational crew. In the past, for many years the PTC has played a key role in providing training to a large number of pilots, engineers, flight stewards/stewardesses, traffic and sales personnel from over 30 airlines and associated agencies worldwide, mostly from Asian and African countries.