Fiji Time: 3:53 AM on Tuesday 22 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Increase in pilot school students

Repeka Nasiko
Saturday, January 18, 2014

ENROLMENT at Fiji's only operational aviation school in Nadi is expected to increase this year.

About 50 students have been attending Advanced Aviation Training (Fiji) Limited and 20 more are expected to enrol next month.

School accountable manager Deborah Hinton said response to the training program had increased over the years.

"We have been operating since 2002 and we've seen that responses from all over the region have increased," said Mrs Hinton.

"Right now we have about 50 students enrolled with us and when enrolment starts in the next few weeks, we expect about 20 more students."

Mrs Hinton said the school had students from as far as Mongolia, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands and the Cook Islands.

"By looking at the many students that we attract from across the region, it is a positive development that governments, private organisations and even families fund their children to come over to Fiji and get their licence.

"It is good news for the aviation industry in the region and, of course, for Fiji."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62960.6106
JPY 55.343852.3438
GBP 0.38780.3798
EUR 0.42560.4136
NZD 0.69110.6581
AUD 0.63480.6098
USD 0.50240.4854

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Thank you Fiji
  2. Rabuka: Resonable
  3. Winds of change
  4. Assessors find father guilty of raping daughter
  5. State has the advantage — NFP
  6. The passion to win souls to God
  7. Sandalwood high value wood, says Lal
  8. 'State's performance highlighted by OAG'
  9. FLP: Governance issues make it difficult to accept poll
  10. Contractors claim lack of consultation

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian dies in crash after fleeing crime scene Tuesday (15 Aug)
  2. A farmer becomes King Sunday (20 Aug)
  3. Man 'run over' by car Tuesday (15 Aug)
  4. Hope in the darkest hour Thursday (17 Aug)
  5. Man stabs duo Wednesday (16 Aug)
  6. Mysterious calls after the murder Tuesday (15 Aug)
  7. Fatal Nadi accident Sunday (20 Aug)
  8. Retirement age, salary on agenda Wednesday (16 Aug)
  9. Surprise hailstorm Thursday (17 Aug)
  10. The RFMF Band Thursday (17 Aug)