Vice President Faisal Naseem on Tuesday inaugurated the first batch of the "Manta Wings" apprenticeship programme for 2021–2022. At the ceremony, the Vice President handed over letters of offer to the new apprentices in the programme organised by Manta Air.

Speaking at the event, Vice President Faisal Naseem highlighted the many achievements of Manta Air over the years. Touching on the growth of the global airline industry, the Vice President spoke on the importance of human resources development in the field to cater to the growing demand. He also urged industry stakeholders to strive to uphold service standards and aim to garner the skills and knowledge needed to provide quality service.

The programme, targeting individuals between the ages of 18 and 25, is designed to cater to the human resource development needs of the aviation sector. Under the Manta Wings programme, apprentices would complete six months of training in their dedicated fields.