Mark Turner Invited To Sit On UK Aerodrome Operations Training Standards Groups

This month (February 2021) MJ Airport Associates Ltd have been asked to attend and contribute to two different working groups to help review and improve workplace occupational standards within the aerodrome safety and operations sector. Attendance at the first group will involve reviewing and amending the suite of 88 different National Occupational Standards (NOS) in…

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MJAAL Director Handed ICAO Aerodrome Operations Expert Role

Last week MJAAL’s Director, Mark Turner, was advised that following several stages of assessment he had been successful with his application to become an Aerodrome Operations Expert with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The role will mean working freelance as part of the ICAO Implementation Package (iPACK) Aerodrome Restart Programme with ICAO’s Technical Cooperation…

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MJ Airport Return Heathrow!

It was great to make an on-site return to Heathrow Airport (LHR), on 9 November 2020! Nearly 8 months after having left prior to national lockdown! Thankfully, business engagement with Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) has continued throughout the year, however that hasn’t made up for not getting the chance to say goodbye to friends and…

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Remote VILT Learning IS A Safe And Successful Alternative…

Sadly, COVID-19 prevented a visit to Warton Aerodrome (UK) to deliver ‘Apron Health & Safety and Aircraft Marshaller’ refresher training to the Corporate Air Travel team. So MS Teams was used instead to deliver a 1-day virtual instructor-led training (VILT) course. None of the delegates were familiar with Teams so a short induction was provided…

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Instructor-Led Virtual Training Success!

In recent weeks MJ Airport have been very busy delivering virtual learning to learners at airports in the UK, the Netherlands, Estonia and Latvia! In early July, a 4-day ‘Intermediate-Level Aerodrome Safety & Operations’ training course was delivered to 16 delegates from both Manchester and East Midlands Airport’s! In August virtual ‘Accident Investigation’ course was…

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Attend Our ‘Virtual Classroom’!

At the beginning of this month MJ Airport completed the successful delivery of online training via MS Teams. This led to the creation of a ‘virtual classroom’ in the office. Further trials using Microsoft Teams have resulted in the creation of an online ‘Aerodrome Wildlife Hazard Management Recurrent Training Course’. Significantly, this has involved creating…

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Aerodrome Project Consultancy Support

MJ Airport has seen an increased demand for their consultancy services to support aerodrome projects based on a unique blend of operational experience and technical knowledge. Specialist support can be provided across areas including: Technical and regulatory certification compliance; Hazard analysis and risk management; Wildlife hazard management; and Organisational restructuring. MJ Airport have over 20…

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MJ Airport Joins The CBI!

Following a number of submissions to the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI’s) quarterly Service Sector Survey’s MJ Airport Associates Ltd are very pleased to have been offered full corporate membership to their organisation. We now look forward to working with and contributing ideas to the CBI’s ‘People and Skills’ and ‘International Trade’ teams.

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2020 Aerodrome Winter Operations Training Course

Over the coming months MJ Airport Associates Ltd will be putting the finishing touches to their refreshed ‘Aerodrome Winter Operations’ training course. The old course was very popular with clients throughout the United Kingdom, however, the new season training course now includes information about ICAO’s Global Reporting Format (GRF), which will be introduced, internationally, from…

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Business Continues in the Midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic…

MJ Airport are continuing to provide support to aerodrome operators, competent authorities and other learning organisations amidst the current global Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst working from home proficiency check paperwork has been prepared for Heathrow Airport’s Airfield Operations department with the aim of ensure sufficient evidence of staff knowledge, skills and understanding are demonstrated in key…

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