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Aviation is today one of the most rapidly proliferating fields characterized by high-tech advancements and savvy innovations. Fuelled by the global explosion of travel for business and tourism purposes, and transportation of goods among many other reasons, this blossoming industry offers lucrative job opportunities for those aspiring to become professional pilots.

Fairway Holdings as part of its diversification strategy launches Fairway Aviation Academy with a committed School of Ground Training with the purpose of delivering a comprehensive portfolio of aviation training courses of internationally recognized standards enabling aviation enthusiasts to make their dreams of flying a reality.

The academy is conveniently located at Ratmalana and is in close proximity to the Colombo Airport (Ratmalana). All provisions for training are provided for horning the skills of budding aviators every step of the way, with expert knowledge and instruction provided by a handpicked team of flying and ground school instructors. The team is led by experienced veteran pilot Captain Kosala Fernando and a panel of eminent lecturers.

The experience of this team of dedicated trainers enable the customization of training with a holistic approach to bring out the maximum potential of students, preparing them for exciting career prospects. The hands-on training is tailor-made to deliver instructions on safely taking to the skies, and prepares students for professional and personal success by opening a world of opportunities.

Flying training will be conducted according to the Civil Aviation Authority Sri Lanka (CAASL) approved syllabus. The Private Pilot License (PPL) could be obtained in less than six months and continued up to Commercial Pilot License Instrument Rating (CPLIR) and Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL-frozen) stages. The Fairway Aviation Academy (FAA) is a better choice because of the tremendous benefits it offers and the Fairways Aviation Academy is committed to obtaining this coveted certification for its students who successfully complete their courses.