Vistara establishes Aviation Security Training Institute
AUG 27, 2015: Vistara announced the establishment of its ‘Aviation Security Training Institute (ASTI)’ which has been duly approved by Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, New Delhi. The training institute was inaugurated by B B Dash, Acting Commissioner, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and G Asok Kumar, Joint Secretary, MoCA in the presence of Phee Teik Yeoh, CEO Vistara and the entire Vistara Management.
Vistara has been authorized by BCAS to conduct aviation security training for its security staff, cockpit and cabin crew or personnel of all stakeholders covering security areas at airports. This institute is also authorised and equipped to provide training to other airlines for the security requirements as per regulatory guidelines. Prior to the establishment of Vistara’s ASTI, the airline sent its security staff and air crew members to the BCAS regional offices at Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Hyderabad for Aviation Security training. However going forward, these training sessions will be conducted in-house at Vistara’s Gurgaon headquarters enabling the airline to provide quality training to its personnel consistently at one place and save costs as well.