About us

Gulf Air Academy

Choosing the right Academy, is the first step towards your Career.

Being approved by EASA and the HCAA (Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority) we provide all kinds of EASA Pilot Licences.

Choosing the right Academy, is the first step towards your Career. Gulf Air Academy is the first Arabic-European EASA Approved Training Organization, with a combined experience of over 40 years in the industry and with 80+ active students from 15 different nationalities. We currently have two operating bases in Athens and Megara. Our Goal is to train our students using advanced training methods & materials to the highest standards available in the aviation training industry.

Being approved by EASA and the HCAA (Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority) we provide all types of EASA Pilot Licences fixed wing. Established based on expert studies from around the world, Gulf Air Academy is taking the aviation training industry to a new level by using state-of-the-art teaching technologies & methods, assuring the best quality of training for our Future Pilots. Becoming a fully qualified Commercial Pilot can be a very challenging process, but it is also an incredibly rewarding experience. We know that relocating to another country can cause some initial anxiety, so international student support has always been a top priority for us. By taking care of your immediate needs, such as accommodation and immigration related issues, you can focus fully on completing our Courses.

Located in one of the best districts in Athens, Gulf Air academy is the only academy with its headquarters & operation in Athens providing quality experience, premises and ease of life for our students.

2km from the HCAA Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (The student pilot examination center)

4km from the Embassy District and all governmental important bodies such as (Residents permit offices & tax offices etc.)

4km from the EASA medical certificate center (Pilots Medical)

Athens International Airport

5 Stars Hotel in District

Within access to all aviation related shops and stores providing all needed aviation material

All public & personal services needed are in the same area (All types of shops)

The weather is one of the main factors influencing aviation training, and it rarely creates issues in Greece! Thanks to fantastic weather conditions, we schedule flights 340 days a year, which adds to the safety of our student’s training. This helps assure that they are on track and are not forced to delay flights due to bad weather.

Flight training schedule on time, with minimal delays.

Easier and safer to conduct training for our students, whilst allowing them to experience a wide range of weather conditions in flight.

Why Us

Why Choose GAA?

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Why Greece?

The weather is one of the main factors influencing aviation training, and it rarely creates issues in Greece! Thanks to fantastic weather conditions, we schedule flights 340 days a year, which adds to the safety of our student’s training.

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Why Gulf Air Academy?

Established based on expert studies from around the world, Gulf Air Academy is taking the aviation training industry to a new level by using state-of-the-art teaching technologies & methods, assuring the best quality of training for our Future Pilots.

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Our Goal

At Gulf Air Academy we aim on providing the highest training standards in the best environment there can be, assuring that our students will remain focused on their goal: “Achieve excellence in becoming pilots”

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Multi-national crew

With a crew originating from 7+ different countries we present a friendly adaptive, multi-national atmosphere, that can help anyone fit in. Our professional multi-lingual staff (English /Arabic/Greek...) is always there to offer support and help our students with anything they might need.

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Facilities

Gulf Air Academy is the only academy with both its headquarters & operations located in Athens, providing quality experience, premises and ease of life for our students.

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Safety

Safety is the main priority in Gulf Air Academy, and for that reason, we have made sure to take it a step a further in beyond the EASA requirements, by having Personalized safety checklists for our fleet to familiarize the students with the emergency plans during flight & Accessible Emergency plans, Marshals, First Aid/Fire.

FAQ

Why you should choose us

Gulf Air Academy uses the best material in the industry, cooperating with CATS Aviation, one of the best providers in the UK & the world for the ground and distance learning material.
You can start your Private Pilot Licence training at the age of 16 & Commercial Pilot Licence (ATPL) at the age of 17.
No, in order to begin your pilot training, you don’t need to have any other degree. The only requirements are: the age limits mentioned above (depending on each course), sufficient knowledge of English & for the applicant to be able to pass the Class I Medical (ATPL) /Class II Medical (PPL).
We provide our students with courses that offer a direct job placement at the end of it, guaranteeing a job opportunity to start their career. Gulf Air Academy has a dedicated course (ATPL + Flight Instructor + Job Opportunity) for a direct job placement with us, after the training finishes.
Yes, you can. We understand the different circumstances & needs of each one, therefore we can tailor our courses to fit your needs within the requirements of EASA to help you complete the training in the best way for you.
In Gulf Air Academy, we try to be as flexible & supportive as we can regarding our payments. The fees can be done in instalments throughout the duration of your training, depending on the course and its duration.
Yes, we do provide modern & fully furnished accommodation with all needs included in some of courses by default, and optional in others with a very favorable rate. Also, along with the accommodation we provide Transportation to/from the academy and the airport throughout the duration of your training.
Short answer to this question is No. The expense of the initial Class I Medical, is included in the price of the ATPL Programs, and it will be done once you Join our Academy. For the applicants requiring a Student Visa, they will need to acquire a simple medical for the embassy, which can be done in any hospital in their region.
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