Faculty of Liberal Arts, RMUTT opened its ground service training center for students of the Department of Aviation Service Industry with an aim to introduce and acquaint its students with the domain of aviation management systems.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sommai Pivsa-Art, acting on behalf of the President of Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (RMUTT) revealed that Aviation Service Industry was established with a purpose of training students to provide effective passenger services to both Thai and foreign visitors. Moreover, as part of developing and delivering skilled airline staffs to the aviation market, the objective of the program was to provide support that corresponded to the National Economic and Social Development Plan in all dimensions. In addition, air transportation was also label as one of the vital part of infrastructures that could boost up national development in the field of service industry and thus having workers who have specialized training or a learned skill-set to perform the work would definitely create efficient operation of the air transportation system that global standards.
Whether it was ground services or in-flight services, the importance of both service areas was inevitable and particularly when they were systematically inseparable. Therefore, RMUTT had put its full attention by focusing on constructing ‘Ground Operation Rooms’ for aviation service industry scholars in order for them to successfully acquaint and be ready for the real world of aviation business system.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Nisakorn Singhaseni, Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts, RMUTT said that Ground Services Training facilities were consisted of 4 main rooms including airport ticket counter room, passport examination room, VIP lounge and flight preparation room. Concerning, airport ticket counter room, ticket counter, luggage scales, as well as chairs and tables were installed to simulate real passengers sit and wait situation. It could be said that having constructed the facilities, students would be having their opportunities to implement their theoretical knowledge with practical experience as well as getting the facilities themselves ready for supporting students ground training efficiently and professionally
It was to say that aviation industry was considered as a branch of technological science focusing on developing and delivering skilled service workers into the aviation industry. Having built the ground service facilities would truly promote and stimulate students to train under realistic airport conditions and circumstances. Students and those who are interested to find out more, please visit the website at www.larts.rmutt.ac.th. For further inquiries, please call 0 2006 4930 and 0 2006 4939.