Aviation & Aerospace Training

Growing Aviation and Aerospace sector in India needs trained manpower. There is a huge underlying opportunity in providing specialized training for the aviation and aerospace sector.

GMR Aerospace & Industrial Park welcomes academic institutions and training service providers to set up training facilities in the park and grab this opportunity. This will also supplement our vision of providing conducive atmosphere for aerospace businesses to set up their units at GMR Aerospace & Industrial Park Hyderabad.

GMR Group has set up in 2009, GMR Aviation Academy (GMR AA) as its Aviation Training Arm at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad.

GMR AA emerges as a global gateway for aviation learning through the prestigious tie ups with ACI, IATA, ICAO and DGCA. IATA accredited GMR AA as the Authorised Training Centre (ATC) for aviation related training programs in India. GMR AA also been appointed by Airport Council International (ACI) as its Global Training Hub (GTH) worldwide. DGCA has accredited GMR Aviation Academy to conduct the Dangerous Goods Regulation trainings. It has also signed an MOU with ‘Incheon International Airport Aviation Academy’ for joint development and delivery of training programs. GMR AA has recently become an Associate Member of ICAO ‘TRAINAIR PLUS’.

GMR AA is an ideal training centre for students and professionals of airports, Airlines, Air traffic control, Cargo, Safety, Security , Travel Agencies , Tour Operators and other Airport Service Providers and Corporate Aviation. The Academy has its own distinctive advantage of utilizing the airport facilities for hands-on practical experience.

Asia Pacific Flight Training Academy Limited (APFT), a GMR group company is located at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad, is the only flight training institute in India operating from an operational international airport.

APFT has been established in technical collaboration with Asia Pacific Flight Training Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, one of the biggest and most modern Commercial Pilot Training facilities in Asia. APFT Malaysia has trained pilots for Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia, FireFly, Nepal Airlines, Garuda, Sri Wijaya, Yemen and Myanmar, apart from self-sponsored candidates from the Middle East, East Africa, India and Pakistan.

APFT India provides world class integrated flying and ground training to aspiring students,
enabling them to obtain the Commercial Pilots’ Licence (Aeroplane) – CPL, Private Pilots’ Licence
(Aeroplane) – PPL, Multi-Engine Rating, Instrument Rating, Flying Instructors Rating and Assistant
Flying Instructors Rating.