The alliance will help India attain its coveted goal of becoming a world class aviation training hub, said Hemanth D.P., CEO – APFT.
HYDERABAD Mar 3 (The CONNECT) -With Indian Aviation on an exponential growth trajectory, Airways Aviation Group and Asia Pacific Flight Training Academy Limited (APFT) India have announced a new strategic alliance.
The Dubai headquartered Airways Aviation & Hyderabad based Asia Pacific Flight Training Academy Limited (APFT) today signed the partnership that will provide prospective Indian students and Airline cadets access to a new and innovative Pilot Pathway Programme from May 2023.
“It is great to visit India again and I am very impressed at the progress being made” said Romy Hawatt, Airways Aviation Group - Founder & Chairman.
The new Airways Aviation India office will be located at the GMR Aero Towers along with the APFT office at The Aero City Hyderabad International Airport campus and we plan to start delivering our Pilot Foundation program to prospective Indian aviators from May” said Hawatt.
“We believe we will be able to enhance the standards of training, facilities and our fleet thereby helping India attain its coveted goal of becoming a world class aviation training hub, as envisioned by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India,” said Hemanth D.P., CEO – APFT.
The Airways Aviation/APFT Program will include several flexible training programs designed for both student and airline partner needs. These include hybrid programs offering both Indian DGCA and EASA (European) or CASA (Australian), Commercial Pilot Licenses, along with options for Aviation Graduate Degree programs from European and Australian universities.
APFT has already purchased 3 Diamond DA40s, the worlds most advanced flight training aircraft, with Jet Fuel powered Continental Mercedes engines. This gives the best quality fleet of training aircraft with the aim to grow to over 20 aircraft in the coming years” said Hemanth.