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​Training vital to growth of aviation industry - TODAY, page 44

Published on: 20-Aug-2015

TODAY, 20 Aug, page 44 (with NTU’s photo of ATMRI’s tower simulator) and online

As more aircraft take to the skies to cater to the burgeoning demand for air travel, making the global airspace even more crowded, Minister for Transport and Second Minister for Defence Lui Tuck Yew has pressed for the steady development of aviation professionals while highlighting key challenges such as a talent crunch, increased pressure on air navigation service providers, and the need to improve safety standards. Also yesterday, two air-traffic management (ATM) research and development centres were inaugurated by the CAAS in an event presided over by Senior Minister of State (Transport and Finance) Josephine Teo. The photo used in the story is a researcher directing air traffic in a control tower simulator at the Air Traffic Management Research Institute(ATMRI), which is dedicated to research and development in air-traffic management.

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