Halldale Group is thrilled to announce the inaugural Mid-Year Head of Training meeting scheduled to take place on the 4th and 5th of June in the vibrant city of Dubai in partnership with Emirates.  This landmark event will mark a move from online to an in-person gathering, providing a unique platform for aviation professionals to connect, collaborate, and share insights.

One of the event's key highlights is an exclusive insight into the collaborative Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) journey for the A350. Airbus, IATA, and Emirates representatives will share valuable perspectives on the latest advancements and industry best practices. This session promises to be an engaging exploration of the future of pilot education and training.

Capt Bader Al Marzooqi, Emirates’ Senior Vice President Flight Training said: “Flight training and flight safety are at the core of aviation, and we’re incredibly pleased to host this crucial Heads of Training meet at Emirates in Dubai. Given that we’re the largest international airline and we’re based in a city centrally located on the world map and is one of the leading aviation hubs, we believe the choice of venue is perfect! We cannot wait to warmly welcome our peers to Dubai, discuss our common challenges, collaborate on trending flight training topics, exchange ideas and make positive changes. A big thank you to Halldale for bringing the event to Dubai.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in interactive technical workshops. Explore cutting-edge pilot education and training solutions through flexible organizational design and advanced technology integration. Gain insights into optimizing aviation training systems, data, and statistical analysis for enhanced instructor concordance. Led by industry experts, these workshops aim to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange, contributing to the elevation of training standards across the aviation industry.

The Risk Roundtable will provide a platform for in-depth discussions on the critical challenges that aviation training organizations face today and beyond. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in conversations, share experiences, and collectively address the evolving landscape of aviation training, focusing on mitigating risks and enhancing safety.

Mr. Andy Smith, Halldale CEO added, “Halldale has always been committed to acting as a facilitator,  communicator and promoter of the most current training thought leadership, working in partnership with global airlines, regulatory bodies and industry.  Our established Heads of Training (HoT) meetings form a critical part of ongoing discussion, collaboration and development and we look forward to bringing this strategic meeting to Dubai, in partnership with Emirates.  Dubai represents a central point for the HoT community to meet and discuss key topics at both a regional and global level, fostering a collective dialogue, exploring training advancements and fortifying our community’s shared dedication to safety. Together, we aim to support and help define,  improvements to current airline training, creating a future where excellence and collaboration are at the forefront.”

This Mid-Year Head of Training meeting promises to be the ideal mid-year meeting point for the aviation training community. Join us in Dubai on the 4th and 5th of June for two days of knowledge-sharing, collaboration, and networking. A detailed agenda will follow shortly.

For meeting inquiries, please contact:

Allyson Kukel, Head of Airline Engagement Allyson.Kukel@halldale.com

For media inquiries, please contact:

Penny McGrigor, Head of Marketing Penny.McGrigor@halldale.com

About Emirates

Emirates story started in 1985 when the airline launched operations with just two aircraft to two destinations. Today, Emirates flies the world’s biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s to more than 140 destinations, offering customers the comforts of the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft in the skies. Emirates inspires travelers around the world with its growing network of worldwide destinations, industry leading inflight entertainment, regionally inspired cuisine, and world-class service.

About Halldale 

Halldale Group is a market leader in the B2B events and media space and considers itself a training and simulation partner to global safety training industries. Its focus is on providing information on best practices in training and simulation technologies and methodology to all safety-critical enterprises globally.