September 24, 2018
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) and Airways Aviation Academy (AAA) have signed a Cooperation Agreement on 1 September 2018, whereby AAA will be providing training to students recommended by Bahrain-based GAA, to obtain an EASA ATPL (European Aviation Safety Agency approved frozen Airline Transport Pilot License).
AAA, a global flight training provider, with bases in the UK, Spain, Montenegro, and Australia, will be offering full-time pilot training programs to GAA candidates beginning October of 2018. The 81-week program includes 230 hours of flight training and 767 hours of Theoretical Knowledge Training, and will take place at AAA’s facilities in Huesca, Spain.
Captain Dhaffer Al Abbasi, CEO of GAA, commented saying: “Airways Aviation Academy has an impressive track record of graduating thousands of successful pilots from around the world. We are looking forward to start referring students to them.”
Marwan Atalla, Executive Chairman of Airways Aviation, said: “GAA is a forward-thinking academy, who shares our firm principles of quality education. We value their trust in our highly developed pilot training programs, and we are anticipating the arrival of the first group of students from Bahrain this fall.”
A joint session will be held in Bahrain on October 6th and 7th, 2018, at GAA’s facilities in Bahrain. The program will be outlined in detail, and interested future pilots will be invited to participate in the joint selection test conducted by GAA & AAA.
About Gulf Aviation Academy
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA), established since 2010, is positioned to become the leading provider of high-quality professional aviation training in the region in addition to offering an extensive range of structured training programs and courses for not only aviation, but logistics personnel as a whole. Our diverse portfolio of flight and ground training—combined with our innovative technology, state-of-the-art facilities, and our fully certified and experienced instructors—is designed to enhance and advance any career in logistics and specifically aviation.
About Airways Aviation Academy
Airways Aviation Academy (AAA) is a global flight training provider, with training facilities in the UK, Spain, Montenegro, Australia’s Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. The Academy offers the European EASA License, the Australian CASA License, and the Montenegrin CAA License. The various locations allow for tailor-made and flexible training options for aspiring pilots and sponsors. AAA operates 23 aircraft, 4 Fixed-base Simulators, and currently trains 300 students worldwide.
The Airways Aviation Group is a globally recognised leader in private post-secondary vocational training and higher education for:
With a growing number of Aviation Academies and Foundation Schools in key locations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia, Airways Aviation brings more than 45 years of world-class education and training experience to meet the rapid growth in demand for aviation industry professionals globally.
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