CINEC Campus and Air Seychelles to provide aircraft maintenance diploma | Sunday Observer

CINEC Campus and Air Seychelles to provide aircraft maintenance diploma

Capt Ajith Peiris and Remco Althuis
Capt Ajith Peiris and Remco Althuis

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) , with the Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC) Sri Lanka, last week, to provide internship opportunities in aircraft maintenance to students from CINEC Campus.

The agreement was signed at the CINEC Campus, by the Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, Remco Althuis and the Chairman, Managing Director and President of CINEC, Captain Ajith Peiris.Also present were the airline’s Chief Commercial Officer, Charles Johnson and the Vice President of CINEC, Professor Nalaka Jayakody.

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul services in 1983. The airline offers international flights to Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg, Mauritius and Mumbai.

It also offers more than 350 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, including domestic charter services. As the national airline of the Seychelles, it is a pillar of tourism, the mainstay of the country’s economy.

Air Seychelles maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, a major stakeholder and national airline of the United Arab Emirates.

CINEC is a large and diversified non-state higher education institute, which provides a Higher Diploma in aircraft maintenance engineering.This qualification is approved by the Civil Aviation Authority Sri Lanka (CAASL). 

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