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Baines Simmons and Gulf Aviation Academy partner to offer World-Class Aviation Safety Training in Middle East

Baines Simmons has entered into a safety training partnership with the Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) in Bahrain to deliver specialist training and consulting services in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.

The strategic partnership will enable Aviation Regulators, Airline Operators, MROs and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations in the region to directly benefit from Baines Simmons’ world-leading services and training courses with training delivered at Gulf Aviation Academy in Bahrain.

Baines Simmons and Gulf Aviation Academy partner to offer World-Class Aviation Safety Training in Middle East

The Gulf Aviation Academy in Bahrain and GAA Chief Executive Officer Tim Shattock

“GAA’s focus is on providing our customers in the MENA region with a spectrum of high quality and added value training courses,” says Tim Shattock, Chief Executive Officer at the Gulf Aviation Academy. “We are delighted to partner with Baines Simmons to provide the world-class training and consulting services for which the company has an international reputation.”

“We are excited about the opportunities that this partnership affords. We have strong growth ambitions for the region, having already established a presence with a number of clients in this part of the world. We have been searching for a partner in the MENA region for some time. In collaborating with the GAA in this exciting venture, we are linking with an organisation that shares our business strategy, ethos and culture,” states Keven Baines, Managing Director of Baines Simmons.

Baines Simmons is recognised as an international market leader in aviation safety training and consultancy and operates as a trusted partner with more than 350 of the world’s leading civil and military aviation organisations and National Regulatory Authorities in 43 countries. The business operates as aviation safety experts, airworthiness advisors and safety culture change consultants with offices in UK, North America, Australia and Hong Kong.

GAA, positioned as the future of commercial aviation training, is a fully-owned subsidiary of Mumtalakat, the investment arm of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Academy offers a comprehensive range of high quality aviation training solutions to all aviation personnel including pilots, engineers and cabin crew. GAA’s training facilities, located at Bahrain International Airport, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides state-of-the-art latest simulator equipment with internationally qualified personnel.

For further information on Baines Simmons, please contact:
Sarah Birkmyre
Shoutabout Public Relations & Marketing
Tel: +44 7786 433767
email: sarah@shoutaboutmarketing.co.uk

For further media information about GAA please contact:
Annie Shagra
Marketing, PR and Communication Manager
Gulf Aviation Academy
Tel: +973 1735 7712