Welcome to Alpha Aviation Academy!

Alpha Aviation Academy (AAA) is managed by Air Arabia. AAA UAE uses state-of-the-art facilities for the training of pilots from its training facilities in Sharjah and a flight training capability in Europe.

Alpha Aviation Academy (AAA) is currently the region's largest Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL) program and second largest in the world based on the number of graduates, with students from over 65 nationalities and over 330 Cadets already graduated and flying. We offer airline quality training, starting from instilling an airline mindset at the onset of classroom lectures, to incorporating airline practices early in the basic flight training and meeting global airline standards in the Airbus A320 training phase.

The History of the MPL


Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating

The route to becoming an airline pilot meant obtaining your Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating (CPL/IR).Not only was this a lengthy process, the format of this training, developed shortly after the Second World War, remained unchanged for over 25 years. Technology, aircraft design, and aircraft systems advanced considerably over the same period, outdating this way of training airline pilots. Read more >>

MPL Training

Alpha Aviation Academy UAE have a joint venture with the biggest low fare carrier airline in the Middle East and North Africa, Air Arabia.

This partnership will help Air Arabia to meet its own internal needs for pilots to man its expanding aviation fleet on the Airbus A320.

Please find the enclosed information about our Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) training Programme. Read more >>

Prepare for Course

Fully supported and promoted by ICAO, the MPL is now increasingly being adopted and embraced by civil aviation authorities and airlines around the world. Read more >>

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