1 Oct 2018: WiseNet Asia has brought together the successful collaboration between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA and Chongqing Jiaotong University, China under the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative (CCI).
The CCI is Singapore and China’s third joint project, and a linchpin of the global Belt and Road Initiative. The four main pillars of cooperation are in transport and logistics, aviation, information and communication technology and finance. CCI aims to drive growth in China’s western region by improving Chongqing’s transport and services links to the region and beyond.
Facilitated through WiseNet Asia, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERU), the world’s largest university specializing in aviation and aerospace, and Chongqing Jiaotong University (CQJTU), China’s leading university in transport engineering has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the following:
- Joint Degree courses starting year 2019 in Singapore
- Short term courses
- Exchange program for teaching staffs
This marks a significant milestone for aviation training in China and South East Asia, as there will be more options and better access to internationally recognized aviation courses.
Boeing forecasts that Asia Pacific’s economic growth will spur a need for 240,000 more pilots, 317,000 cabin crew and other aviation jobs such as technicians by 2037. China will need half of these new personnel.
WiseNet Asia’s Belt and Road Initiative Business Matching Unit is a division of WiseNet Asia Pte Ltd.
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