Algonquin, Porter Airlines partner to expand career, education opportunities in aviation sector

Algonquin College has signed a partnership agreement with Porter Airlines to strengthen aviation education and training. Under this renewed commitment, the partners will focus on employment and talent management, hands-on training at Porter’s new Ottawa hangar, academic program development, and educational scholarships. This partnership also aims to support Algonquin’s Aircraft Maintenance Technician and Aviation Management programs in developing competency-based training programs for young women from minority groups or in rural settings. “Our collaboration with Porter Airlines is a cornerstone of our strategy to integrate industry-leading practices into our curriculum and provide our students with unmatched real-world experience,” said Algonquin President Claude Brulé.