Category: Ground Handling Training

Aircraft Ground Handling Training Moves to Virtual Reality

Reading Time: 2 minutes When it comes to strictly regulated activities, such as aircraft ground handling, where speed and safety are top priorities, virtual reality (VR) stands out as a perfect technology to train operators in a nearly real-life environment. While VR is nothing new in pilot training, for ground handling it is still a novelty. Baltic Ground Services […]

IATA Launches First Virtual Reality Training Tool For Ground Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of RampVR, the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) in Bangkok. “Improving ramp safety and reducing damage to aircraft and ground equipment through better education and training is an industry priority, but training in this […]

GAA SpeedJet Aviation Partners with Jet Airways to Train Students

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAA SpeedJet Aviation, a partnership between Gulf Aviation Academy and domestic aviation training institute SpeedJet Aviation, recently tied up with Private carrier Jet Airways to provide on-ground training to its students from the current batch of cabin crew and ground staff. Jet Airways offered students lessons in ground duties – including airport check-in, passenger and […]

Ground Handlers Are the Wheels That Run the Airline Industry

Reading Time: 3 minutes The romance of flying is such that it is very easy to miss those on the ground — and often in the background — who make travelling a pleasure. How does an aircraft get ready for take off? Who placed the in-flight magazines where they are easily accessible? Who packs the meals and how come […]