SINGAPORE, July 5, 2012 (ANTARA/PRNewswire) -- OAG, a UBM Aviation brand, today announces that it has signed a 2 year agreement with Temasek Polytechnic to provide aviation data for the Singaporean faculty's Aviation Management & Services programme.

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     Temasek Polytechnic's advanced Aviation course, the first of its kind in Asia, will equip students with specialised skills and knowledge. In the final year of the course students can select to specialise in either 'Aeronautical Science' or 'Airport & Airline Management'. The two distinct streams will equip the students with the tools they need to develop a career in a variety of disciplines within the aviation business, from managing a world class airport and understanding what it takes to run the best airline in the world, to learning to fly an aircraft as a commercial pilot.

     Students will learn how airline data is used for planning resources needs at an airport, forecasting demand for air service development, studying ground handling equipment needs and other key operational functions. Mario Hardy, Vice President Asia Pacific UBM Aviation and serving Chairman of the PATA Foundation expanded, "The new Aviation Management & Services programme will prepare students for a life-long career in Aviation. The skills and knowledge they will learn at Temasek Polytechnic will give them the advantage they need to be successful in this competitive market. We are delighted to be helping Temasek Polytechnic train the Aviation Leaders of the future."

     More information on why Temasek Polytechnic chose OAG's flight schedules database and aviation analytical tools to prepare their students for a future career in the aviation business, can be found at www.oagaviation.com/education.

     Editors' Notes:

     Temasek Polytechnic(TP), established in 1990, is a significant contributor to the field of para-professional education in Singapore. TP offers 53 full-time diploma courses in the areas of applied sciences, business, design, engineering, humanities & social sciences, and informatics & IT to around 15,000 students. For more information, visit www.tp.edu.sg.  
     OAG, a UBM Aviation brand, is the trusted source for aviation information and analytical services. Our leading aviation databases unrivalled in their scale, accuracy and comprehensiveness are integral to the worlds' aviation industry operations. For more information, visit www.oag.com.  
     UBM Aviation, a UBM plc company, is the pioneer of innovative market leading aviation solutions. Our instantly recognisable brands provide the data, analysis, events, media and consultancy services that drive route development and financial growth for our customers' businesses. For more information, visit www.ubmaviation.com.

     CONTACT: Andrew Sibley, Corporate Communications, UBM Aviation, +44 (0)1582 600 111, pressoffice@ubmaviation.com

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