The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has officially approved industry training provider, Alpha Aviation Academy UAE, as an approved Designated Examination Centre.
With this new approval, the academy is authorised to schedule, book, and host ATPL and Air Law and Operational Procedures examinations at its centre in Sharjah for pilots who wish to convert or upgrade their licenses.
Capt Nadhem AlHamad from Alpha said: “As we aim to further expand and develop our business portfolio, the launch of our UAE GCAA-approved examination center serves as a significant step towards accommodating a wider range of aviation professionals and diversifying our target market.”
The new addition to the Academy’s business portfolio is now in operation and the centre has the capacity to host up to sixteen examinees per session.
Launched in 2008, Alpha Aviation Academy UAE, specialises in airline training solutions, offering traditional cadet programmes, Multi-crew Pilot License (MPL) and Type Rating training.
The group currently consists of Alpha Aviation Group in the Philippines and Alpha Aviation Academy in the UAE.