On formation of ATAB, its organizers have thrown their eyes on the welfare of of their members. It was very much vivid to them that aviation sector in Bangladesh is seriously suffering from shortage of skilled manpower. Under this, they were thinking about the solution of this shortfall. In pursuance of the realization, ATAB executives mentally decided to establish a training institute from where skilled aviation workers will come out and thus fulfill the requirements of aviation industries in Bangladesh. In 2007 Mr. M. A Muhaimin Saleh, President, ATAB along with his EC members established ATAB Tourism Training Institute (ATTI) as sister concern of ATAB. The Institute is equipped with a rich IT laboratory having 03 GDS systems (Galileo, Sabre & Amadeus) apparatus.
In 2017 ATTI has become a registered RTO (Registered Training Organization) from the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB). Consequently it has got permission to operate “Ticketing & Reservation” course under NTVQF Level-2. New 02 courses namely “Tour Guiding” and “Front Office Management” from BTEB are also added at ATTI under NTVQF Level-1 & 2. Objectives of ATTI are to develop Travel Trade Professionals, Skill manpower for exploiting demographic dividend & Scale up to Center of Excellence. Number of students of the institute is now dramatically increasing with 7 th batch of NTVQF Level-2 for “Ticketing & Reservation” course is in operation now.
Now a day, ATTI is one of the well-established aviation sector’s technical institutes in the country. About 650 trainees have been certified by ATTI on GDS in the meantime. Most of them have already employed at different travel agencies & relevant organizations. About 50 trainees have completed NTVQF Level-2 from ATTI & certified by BTEB. Under these ATTI is playing a great role to make skilled personnel in the travel-aviation sectors. Different more initiatives have been taken by ATTI/ATAB officials to modernize the institute with latest technology and knowhow.
1) National Technical and Vocational Qualification Framework (NTVQF) - Level 2 Course on Airlines Ticketing & Reservation
2) Certificate Course on Ticketing & Reservation