Malaysia Airlines Academy (MAB Academy) has extended its partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), marking its second year of being IATA's official regional training partner.

The agreement (valid from July 2019 to June 2020) was signed on 9 July 2019 by MAB Academy Chief Executive Officer, Captain Kamarudin Kamilin and IATA’s Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, Conrad Clifford (pictured above).

Via the partnership, MAB Academy will be offering IATA courses relevant to the airline and aviation industry which suits the regulatory needs and requirements in the region. The courses will be conducted by IATA’s facilitators with the first training to kick start in 19 August 2019.

MAB Academy will offer IATA classroom courses, delivered by IATA Instructors with IATA course materials.

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Formerly known as Malaysia Airlines Academy (MAA), the Academy was established in October 1994 to cater to the learning needs of Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) employees.

Incorporated in September 2015, the Academy is now a distinct subsidiary company under MAG that has been identified as a key enabler to transform, educate and develop aviation professionals of the future.

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