AIRPORTS Fiji Limited (AFL) has received further endorsement of the growing importance of its aviation academy in the region with the recent training of three firemen from Nauru.
According to an AFL statement, the training adds to the graduation of nine students from the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu in air traffic management last month.
AFL chief executive Tony Gollin said: "This is a further indication of the recognition the AFL Aviation Academy is beginning to receive as a viable alternative to other overseas aviation schools."
The Nauruans attended a two-week course in aircraft and structural firefighting using the latest technology, according to AFL acting training officer fire Semi Banuve.
The Nauru Fire Service employs 27 firefighters who are responsible for airport, commercial and household fires.
The academy provides a wide range of courses in fire, security and air traffic management.