Alpha Boosts Capability by Partnering with Fujairah Aviation Academy for Core Flying Training

Alpha Boosts Capability by Partnering with Fujairah Aviation Academy for Core Flying Training


Alpha Aviation Academy UAE (AAA), the Middle East’s leading pilot training provider and one of the largest and most-recognised providers of the Multi-Crew Pilot License (MPL) in the world, partners with international flight training provider, Fujairah Aviation Academy (FujAA), one of the largest training organisation in the region, to deliver the Core Flying phase of Alpha Aviation Academy UAE’s pilot training programme.

This partnership will see batches of Alpha cadets undertake 3 months of the Core Flying phase of their pilot training programme at FujAA’s campus in Fujairah. The cadets will be trained in line with Alpha’s world-class training standards before they return to the Sharjah campus to commence the Basic Phase of the pilot training programme which encompasses the transition from single pilot to Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC).

Preparations are now underway for the next batch of 8 cadets to commence their Core Flying training by the 15th of March 2020. The Core Flying phase involves cadets undertaking 70 hours of flight training on a single-engine aircraft where they learn how to effectively handle and fly an aircraft, in preparation for the upcoming phases of their training including Line Training with Air Arabia where they build up 1,500 flying hours on an Airbus A320 aircraft. To date, over 400 graduates have gone to fly with Air Arabia and other international airlines.

Alpha Aviation Academy UAE has partnered with Fujairah Aviation Academy given their proven track record of successfully training cadet pilots from the initial stages of the training all the way to acquiring a Commercial Pilot License.

The partnership between AAA and FujAA has been signed by Captain Nadhem AlHamad, General Manager of Alpha Aviation Academy UAE, and Captain Yahya Alboloushi, General Manager of Fujairah Aviation Academy, with the first batch of Alpha cadets to start their training in Fujairah on the 15th of March 2020.

Alpha Aviation Academy UAE’s commitment to training future generations of Airline Pilots and continued drive to get more cadets on the First Officer seat comes as the airline pilot industry predicts a demand for more than 800,000 commercial pilots over the next 15 to 20 years to meet the industry’s growing needs.

“Alpha Aviation Academy UAE’s partnership with Fujairah Aviation Academy is line with our commitment to enhance and expand the Academy’s regional and international flight training capability. Having two of the biggest regional players in the aviation training industry come together and forge an alliance paves way to offering a more improved and enhanced overall training. We are highly committed to ensuring our cadets are trained in world-class standards and are equipped with all the necessary skills to launch a successful career as an Airline Pilot. With that commitment in mind, we look forward to a successful partnership with Fujairah Aviation Academy.” – said Captain Nadhem AlHamad, General Manager of Alpha Aviation Academy UAE.

“Fujairah Aviation Academy’s is excited about its partnership with Alpha Aviation Academy UAE to conduct the Core Flying for the MPL cadets. Having this agreement with AAA will give the cadets the chance to get a professional training to be ready for the next stage of their pilot training programme. FujAA has all the desirable training attributes which include but are not limited to professional instructors, well-maintained fleet, excellent facility and all related assets, to graduate highly professional cadets at the stage of Core Flying. FujAA will act as the catalyst for ensuring AAA to graduate its cadets on time with the skills needed to build their career. With this commitment, we are happy to be partner with Alpha Aviation Academy UAE.” – commented Captain Yahya Alboloushi, General Manager of Fujairah Aviation Academy.

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