Bhanu Choudhrie Celebrates Alpha Aviation Academy 10th Anniversary

Posted on July 11, 2019

Alpha Aviation Academy a subsidiary of the C&C Alpha Group this year celebrated their tenth anniversary that marked ten years since the school first opened its doors to its first batch of pilot trainees. The Academy was established by Bhanu Choudhrie and focus on providing pilots with the best type of training in the aviation sector. The anniversary event was held at the school base in Sharjah UAE. The school which was founded over a decade ago had small beginnings and today boasts of having trained more than 600 cadets pilots all of whom have gone through the MPL course, have graduated and are recognized as Airbus A320 Second Officers.

Bhanu Choudhrie focus in the Academy over the years has been on diversity, women empowerment and also providing training opportunities to all in the society, including those from other professionals. The academy graduates are not only from the UAE but are from diverse backgrounds and countries. To date, the Academy has provided training to people from over 67 different countries. Also, the Academy seeks to empower women and as a result encourages more women to become pilots. Currently, the number of women who are commercial pilots globally is only 3 percent. The school has been working hard to ensure that the number of women enrolled in the academy increases yearly. This year 20 female cadets are undergoing the training, and so far 28 women have graduated from the Academy.

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Also in an effort to encourage other professionals to train as pilots, the school has raised the upper age limit of training pilots for the MPL license from 33 years to now 35 years. This means that professionals such as doctors, lawyers, and engineers among others will have a better chance of training as pilots.

Bhanu Choudhrie was also in attendance at the celebration that saw graduates, employees, and associates get rewarded. Over 150 guests graced the event. Bhanu Choudhrie was a keynote speaker at the event and in his speech congratulated the Academy for what it has been able to achieve in the last ten years. Choudhrie added that the school graduates are a source of pride to the institution and that he is grateful to the academy partners who have made it possible for the institution to be where it is today.

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