Qatar Airways and Rolls-Royce Launch Dedicated ‘Innovation for Leaders’ Programme for National Engineers

  •   2018-11-05      

November 4, 2018

DOHA, Qatar-  Qatar Airways stated that it has teamed up with Rolls-Royce to jointly advance into building a unique specialised training programme for the airline’s National engineers, as a part of its Al Darb Qatarisation programme- an initiative that aims to support Nationals to become passionate global citizens and leaders in the aviation industry. Devised to enable Al Darb participants to learn from Rolls-Royce’s innovation and leadership, the programme will consult professional experts from the automobile company to introduce the airline’s National engineers to a variety of topics fashioned to challenge them. The programme aims to allow different individuals to work together to generate creative solutions that will help enhance their skills further by exposing them to new perspectives.

The Senior Vice President Human Resources of Qatar Airways, Nabeela Fakhri, said, “Qatar Airways is proud to be collaborating with Rolls-Royce on this specialised Innovation Programme to provide our Nationals with essential insights from both organisations. This is a unique opportunity for Al Darb participants to learn from some of the sharpest business minds in the aviation industry. “

“The ‘Innovation for Leaders’ Programme is one of the many initiatives Al Darb Qatarisation programme is implementing to support talented young Nationals to develop their professional skills and fulfil leadership roles in the aviation industry, as well as provide them with the opportunity to connect and learn from the airline’s global strategic partners.”

Further on the topic, Rolls-Royce Vice President – Customers, David Hynes, remarked, “Rolls-Royce is honoured to have the opportunity to partner with Qatar Airways to jointly enhance our knowledge of how to effectively lead innovation in our businesses. It was great to see our teams working together so enthusiastically to solve real life problems facing our industries.”

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat,’ ‘Best Airline in the Middle East,’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge.’ And through its Al Darb programme, which means ‘The Pathway’, it highlights the different paths that individuals can take with Qatar Airways. With approaches such as the summer internship programme and Graduate Developee programme, Al Darb provides students and graduates with real-life projects that add to their work experience and prepare them for a successful career at the National Carrier of the State of Qatar.