Our Philippines partner school the Asian Institute of Aviation (AIA), as a premier flight training school, is responding to the challenge of producing world-class, professional pilots. The AIA curriculum aptly meets the global standards as required by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). AIA is a corporation registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Philippines under Asian Institute of Aviation-Planters Aviation Corporation or AIA-PAC with SEC registry number CSO4715.


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AB-INITIO PACKAGE (CPL with ME & IR Package up to 12-14 month program)

A unique package offered by the school designed to help aspirants obtain a Commercial Pilot License with Multi-Engine and Instrument Rating, the basic and complete license needed by a student to jumpstart his/her professional airline pilot career. The package includes all the necessary documentation that the student would need within the duration of the course.


A four seater aircraft trusted by pilots
all around the globe for decades.Most of the successful airline pilots worldwide started with this easy-to-fly, sturdy, reliable and nice-looking aircraft. Other schools use this aircraft as advanced equipment. In AIA, this is but the first aircraft AIA students will handle for their basic, Single-Engine training.


is an American Twin-Engine aircraft
powered by Lycoming engines.For the Multi-Engine advanced stage of flight training, AIA students are trained on this 6-seater higher power aircraft.


AIA’s flight simulator is the top of the line.
of the Red Bird Simulator family.It has three (3) axis full – motion with a flight control realism feature.The MCX is a dual yoke that is geared towards Crew Resource Management (CRM) and two pilot cockpit training. With features like 200 degrees visuals, a fully enclosed cockpit, quick-change configurations, scenario-based training compatibility and an electric motion platform.


What are the requirements for application to become a pilot in AIA?

Applicant must be at least 17 years of age, Male or Female, can understand and speak English, and in good health.

How to Apply?

Applicant may fill-out an application form online or contact our local partners in their hometown.

Do you help students get a job after graduation?

Yes, we do help willing graduates from our school to undergo our Flight Instructor’s Apprenticeship Program. This program allows graduates to be hired by our school as Ground or Flight Instructor, thereby accumulating more flight more flight time while enjoying a salary.

What are the documents required for submission?

Accomplished/Filled-out Application Form
Clear,scanned copy or passport (the side with the photo)
Recent Academic document (Transcript of Records)

When could I start my training?

AIA accepts students and opens a new batch every 2nd Monday of the month. Training starts on the 3rd week of every month with a minimum of two students per batch.

How long is the course duration?

For the full Ab-Initio Course, it takes 12-14 months to complete. Although this depends factors such as students’ performance & cooperation, weather disruptions, government-related and uncontrollable factors.

I am female, can I be a pilot?

Yes, a female can become a pilot. There are many lady pilots now working in airlines worldwide.

Where will I stay during the course training?

We have hotel partners nearby our training facility in Subic Bay,Philippines at very affordable rates.

Are foreigners like me allowed to study in the Philippines?

Yes, a lot of our students are from countries other than the Philippines. However, you may contact our office for specific instructions on visa requirements. We will handle the visa processing for you.

Is the license issued by AIA accepted worldwide?

AIA does not issue a license. It is the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) that gives the license.It’s the role of AIA to prepare its student to pass and qualify for the CAAP license issuance. CAAP is a member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). More than 90 percent of countries world-wide are member of ICAO. All ICAO members are obliged to accept the license issued by any of its member. Therefore. any license issued by the CAAP is acceptable literally world-wide.

How much is the cost of accommodation?

Around US$ 110 per month for twin sharing (with a room-mate) or US$220 per month for single room occupancy.

How to get to your country and office?

By an airline with any Manila arrival.


Contact us now for more information on this course or to start your enrolment.