January 31, 2014
Australian Airline Pilot academy gains UAE accreditation as flight training organisation
The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex), has received approval from the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) as an approved Flight Training Organisation to conduct Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) training for UAE carriers. AAPA is located in Wagga Wagga, an hour’s flight from Sydney. Its campus has capacity for 200 cadets in a fully integrated environment where the classrooms, simulators, hangars, workshops and accommodation blocks are all custom built around an ILSequipped runway.