Alpha Aviation Group (AAG), through its subsidiary – the AAG International Center for Aviation Training –Maintenance Training Center (AICAT-MTC), signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Holy Angel University (HAU) for an On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program for the university’s B.S Aeronautical Engineering students.

The agreement covers execution of OJT programs that will enable trainees to gain first-hand experience and better understanding of the concept and practical application of critical aeronautical engineering learning areas like airframe, power plant, avionics, among others. To ensure that the learning objectives will be met, AICAT-MTC’s team collaborated and co-worked with the university’s instructors and heads in crafting the training plan. 

“We recognize that a safe and a sustainable industry recovery can only be realized if players in the industry will work together in training and developing highly skilled, competent, resilient, and world-class aviation professionals. Our doors at AAG are always open for collaboration and partnerships–an approach we’ve been practicing and advocating ever since,” said AAG’s Regional Director for Asia Pacific, Cristopher Magdangal. 

Present during the ceremonial signing were AAG’s Regional Director for Asia Pacific, Cristopher Magdangal; HAU’s OIC President, Leopoldo Jaime Valdes; HAU SEA Dean, Dr. Filipina I. De Guzman, Ph.D.; and HAU Aeronautical Engineering Coordinator, Engr. Anthony Apuyan. Representing AICAT-MTC were Capt. Napoleon Garcia, Accountable Manager; and Renz Jason Dilag, Aircraft Maintenance Manager.

The ceremonial signing was held at the AAG Simulator Training Center, Annex Building, in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines. AICAT-MTC is the Group’s arm in delivering aircraft maintenance programs to schools, universities, and organizations across the country, leveraging on its advanced training fleet, its dedicated pool of expert mechanics, and its efficient resource management system and safety programs.