flynas, a Saudi flag carrier and a leading low-cost airline in the Middle East, announced the launch of the Engineers of the Future program, which aims to localize the work of “aeronautical engineering and maintenance” in the company’s programs to promote and localize jobs in the aviation sector as a strategic move that confirms the national carrier’s reliance on Saudi youth coupled with flynas board approval to increase its new aircraft orders to 250 aircraft as part of its growth and expansion plans over the next few years.
The first group of the program includes 30 Saudis who will begin qualification and training in October this year with the aim of obtaining a diploma in maintenance and aircraft engineering and joining the team of engineers at aerodromes. One month for holders of a bachelor’s degree, and the duration of training and qualification is 4 years for those with a degree.
The government-supported Future Engineers program aims to produce highly qualified Saudi flight engineers in the coming years. To join the program, the applicant must be a citizen of Saudi Arabia and have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in aerospace science. and aviation engineering. Priority is given to holders of a license from the Main Directorate of Civil Aviation in their specialization.
flynas has launched several programs to localize the aviation sector in the Kingdom, the most famous of which was the Pilots of the Future program, which achieved 100% Saudiization of the co-pilot position. In addition to the in-flight hospitality program for Saudi Arabian flight attendants, where flynas was the first national airline to contribute to opening up the field to empower women in hospitality in the Kingdom, and the number of men and women who have graduated from the program. covered more than 600 boys and girls.