Montréal, May 25, 2016 – Dr. Pierre Coutu, President of Aviation Strategies International (ASI), delivered a keynote speech earlier today, in Jakarta, at the Indonesia Aviation Training & Education Conference 2016 (IATEC), a two-day event organized by the Indonesian National Air Carriers Association (INACA).
Dr. Coutu remarked: “ASI and the ASI Institute are thrilled to be associated with leading Indonesian aviation organizations in working toward the ongoing development of industry executives in the country as well as the advancement of the world network of aviation professionals.”
His presentation focused on the Global ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP) as an example of success in aviation training. A joint initiative of two world organizations, Airports Council International (ACI) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), AMPAP was launched in 2007 with ASI as its designated Administrator from the start. The Programme seeks to develop a new generation of airport leaders in all functional areas of the airport business, as well as to promote the adherence to the highest professional standards and effective sharing of best managerial practices. To date, ACI and ICAO are proud to recognize several hundred graduates spread across the globe.
INACA was established in 1970 to ensure the effective development of the Indonesian airline industry. The Association includes members such as Garuda Indonesia and Lion Air and plays a strategic role in the promotion of Indonesia’s national economic growth. IATEC 2016 is the 3rd aviation training event hosted by INACA. Over 25 aviation training centres and 30 airlines from Indonesia are participating in the conference, which features senior international and Indonesian aviation experts. More than 300 delegates are attending the event.
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