KQ, GE and Boeing have made a step in the right direction by boosting aviation training in the region and by donating a CF6-80A2 aircraft engine that powers Airbus A310 and Boeing 767 the organizations believe they are increasing graduates practical skills and getting them ready to join the competitive job market.
According to Kenya Airways, Strategy and Performance Management Director Thomas Omondi, “Our donation today further strengthens our commitment to ensure a stronger foundation of aeronautical knowledge, skills and more experience to aviation technicians and engineers even as they prepare for job market either with us or elsewhere. We are extremely happy to support the next generation of aircraft maintenance engineers”.
Set to benefit students on aerospace and aviation engineering programmes at Technical University of Kenya (TUK), the Vice Chancellor Technical University of Kenya Prof. F.W.O Aduol said the donation will provide the much needed practical and research orientation to its technician and engineering students and thus increase their competitiveness. This will make us the University of Choice for aspiring aviation professionals in the region.