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Air India aims to set up South Asia’s largest aviation academy in Gurugram

Air India announced its 600,000 sq ft academy in Gurugram, a landmark moment at Wings India 2024.

Its training programme, including a pilot school and AME (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering) institute, aims to equip 50,000+ professionals and fuel India’s aviation.

Air India partners with industry giants to build two state-of-the-art pilot training centers equipped with over 20 Full Flight Simulators, ensuring training for Airbus and Boeing fleets.

“This training academy isn’t just bricks and mortar,” proclaimed Campbell Wilson, Air India CEO. “It’s a brick in the foundation of a self-reliant Indian aviation industry, poised to fuel our nation’s skyrocketing growth.”

From world-class equipment to the latest technology, the immersive training environment prioritizes safety and paves the way for career ascent in Asia’s aviation hub.

The academy offers training for all aviation roles, from pilots mastering SEP to cabin crew refining service and security personnel ensuring seamless airport operations. Leadership pathways and a safety-first culture powered by industry giants.

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