G-39 - group of 39 competent and energetic Ladies and Gentlemen took wings when they took the final salute as Airline Professionals in Cargo Handling, Fares and Ticketing, Airline Cabin Crew and Frontline Airport Handling on the 4 March 2011, in a fitting finale at the Grand auditorium of OLAK Group, IIAT’s parent company amidst a distinguished gathering of Aviation and Airline top brass representing the IATA, TAASL, Galileo, Ceylon Chamber, Airline Officials, parents and well-wishers.
Senior Vice president IATA Agents Association and Travel Agents Association S. Paramanathan officiated as the Chief Guest, whilst Harpo Gunaratne the Managing Director of Harpo Productions & Hotels was the guest of honour. “IIAT delivers the best quality education imparting the best in class facilitators and technology and that’s the same reason IATA agents and TAASL partnered with IIAT to conduct all airline related training for our member staff” remarked the Chief Guest Senior Vice president IATA Agents Association and Travel Agents Association S. Paramanathan in his address.
Veteran Trainers Chandrika Perera, Gerald Mendis, Jayasiri Guruge, Ajith Ullandupitiya and Kanchana Mallawadu were the course directors whilst IIAT’s Lead Image Building Consultant and Mentor to Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, Loretta Gunewardena gave the graduates the much needed flair and grace said Ranjeewa Kulatunga MD/CEO of Institute of International Air Transport (IIAT).
Institute International of Air Transport (IIAT) brings together some of industry’s top names in offering cutting-edge education in the multi-faceted field of international air transport, and is the only Airline Training School that offers a full bouquet of IATA modules in Sri Lanka. IIAT’s curricular is structured to the highest industry standards and is delivered by respected veterans and packaged with the rare luxury of post course on the job training assignments with TAASL member companies and Mihin Lanka. The institute offers a defining edge to its students by incorporating modules on character and personality development with the objective of delivering young leaders who can serve their employers with aplomb. IIAT is endorsed by leading airline experts from around the world and IIAT was crowned as the Best Airline Business School in Asia at the Asia’s Best Business School Awards, a grand ceremony held at the Sunteck in Singapore in 2010 said Kulatunga in his address. The Project was headed by Usha Rajapakshe (Executive – Group Administrations & Client Relations), Ariyasiri Fernando (Executive – Group Facility & Module Administrations) & Minuka Gunasekara (Executive – Group Frontline Operations & Marketing).