Center for Aviation, UPES, recognised as Center for Excellence by IATA
IATA has conferred this recognition upon the Centre for Aviation at UPES based on the professional capabilities exhibited in terms of the number of students enrolled, attaining higher graduate rate and successive growth in enrolments
For the second time in succession, Centre for Aviation (a division of UPES) has qualified as a 2019 South Asia Top Performing Authorised Training Center (ATC). This recognition makes it a Center of Excellence for training in the domain for two consecutive years. It was earlier accorded the same recognition in 2018.
International Air Transport Association (IATA) has conferred this recognition upon the Center for Aviation at UPES based on the professional capabilities exhibited in terms of number of students enrolled, attaining higher graduate rate and successive growth in enrollments.
The achievement brings with it an increased exposure through IATA web page to the students. The Center shall be recognised on several social media platforms of IATA and shall be able to use the Regional Top Performer logo.
In partnership with IATA, the Center for Aviation runs a course for its students called IATA International Travel & Tourism Foundation Course. Spanning over 13 modules, this course enables students to understand key concepts such as travel costing, times zones and their significance, different currencies, travel insurance and the like. It is aimed at imparting knowledge of general working environment of the travel and tourism industry, besides calculation of restricted and unrestricted fares, both one-way and return-trip.
Dr. Neeraj Anand, Head of the Department, along with his team comprising Faculty of the Department of Transportation Management (School of Business), facilitated the association with IATA. Expressing his satisfaction about the immense benefits this association brings to the Bachelor and Masters students of the department, Dr. Anand says, “I hope students will keep doing well, not only from BBA Aviation but also BBA Tourism and Hospitality. I congratulate and thank the students who have already graduated and are doing so well in the industry.”