AAA to Sign Agreement with Avid College to Manage and Operate the Addu Flying School
Addu Asian Academy of Aeronautics’s operations to be handed over to Avid College. The new establishment will be called the Avid School of Aviation.
The agreement between AAA and Avid College will be signed and the handover ceremony will be carried out today.
However, Addu International Airport has ordered AAA to vacate the building they are occupying for training at the airport.
The existing contract between the airport and the academy will expire on 31st July.
As concerns within AAA made headlines, Villa College and National Airline Maldivian have shown interest in developing a flying school.
Villa Air announced in February that they are in the last stages of starting the flying school and were hiring flight instructors during March.
Island Aviation Service said last week they have received interest from 13 parties willing to establish a flying school on their behalf.
As of now, these three institutions are in a race to establish a new flying school in the Maldives. Hundreds of students who are to finish their training in AAA are likely to join the school that would open first.