MOU Strengthens Aviation Ties Between Shri Lanka and New Zealand

MOU Strengthens Aviation Ties Between Shri Lanka and New Zealand

The International Aviation Academy of New Zealand  has signed a memorandum of understanding with Open Skies FlightTraining Limited, a Sri Lankan Pilots Training Academy based in Colombo.

The MOU marks the launch of an International  PilotsTraining scheme for studentsTraining to become commercial Pilotss. IAANZ has beenTraining Pilotss for 86 years and is the first foreign school to be approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka.

The firstTraining scheme will involve cadet PilotsTraining and progress to advanced commercial PilotsTraining which will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Under the partnership, student Pilotss will firstTrain in Sri Lanka and then progress to Christchurch, New Zealand, to complete advancedTraining to receive a CAA Sri Lanka Commercial Pilots License certification.

The Asian region is expected to become the hub of aviation growth in the years ahead. This understanding between IAANZ and Open Skies puts Sri Lanka in a strategic position to supply quality Pilotss as per demand.

New Zealand’s Minister for Primary Industries witnessed the signing in Colombo . Minister Guy is leading a business delegation to Sri Lanka and India this week to further strengthenTrADE ties in advance of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be co-hosted in New Zealand. He is accompanied by 15 NZ businesses and organisations.

The New Zealand High Commissioner Grahame Morton; CEO of The International Aviation Academy of New Zealand Peter Randle International MARKETING Manager Jonathan Manuel; Country Manager India and Sri Lanka Prince Joel Managing Director and Chairman for Open Skies FlightTraining M. D. H. Fernando and Director M. Dineth Hirantha Fernando were also present at the signing.

PilotsTraining Academy based in Colombo,
European Pilot Academy Malta,
Airline Pilot Academy,
European Pilot Academy,
Pilot Academy PSP,
PSP Simulator,
easyJet Pilot Training
Cadet Pilot Schemes
Airline Sponsorship Schemes,
Pilot Sponsorship Programme,
Atlantic Airlines Pilot Sponsorship,
British Airways Pilot Training Scheme,

Mohini Porwal [ B Sc]
Trainee News Editor
New Zealand Aviation News Editor


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