APIA: WEDNESDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2013: Polynesian Airlines’ management staff completed the first phase of IATA’s People Management and Development for Airlines (PMDA) training in Apia from 26 – 30 August 2013.
According to Polynesian’s Chief Executive Officer, Taua Fatu Tielu, close to 20 staff from middle to senior management participated in the training which focused mainly on people management and development processes to help them identify challenges in the aviation industry and prepare them professionally to meet these challenges.
“Through this training, we will be working on improving our existing human resources processes to bring them in line with industry best practices.
“This will enable us as a company to continue meeting our corporate goals to deliver a safe, reliable and high standard of service for all our customers and at the same time remain profitable and generate a healthy rate of ROI for our shareholder, the Government of Samoa,” he added.
Taua confirmed that the training was co-funded by Polynesian Airlines and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) through the Association of South Pacific Airlines (ASPA) and was facilitated by Mr Jacques Fichet from France who has 30 years experience in all domains of Human Resources Management.