Avid College has completed the acquisition of the Addu flight school, which was formerly owned by a Sri Lankan company, and today officially opened the Avid School of Aviation (ASA).
The agreement was signed in a virtual ceremony through Zoom between Avid College and Asian Aeronautics Academy (AAA), with Chairman Abdullah Musthaq Rashaad signing on behalf of the college.
Chairman Musthaq, speaking at the ceremony, stated that this is the first time a Maldivian company has established a flying school, and that the college hopes to provide solutions to students’ difficulties and work collaboratively with students.
In addition to pilots, Musthaq said that the new school will train cabin crew and flight engineers in the future. Avid College is currently in the process of obtaining a license to operate a flying school, immediate services will be offered through the existing license of AAA, according to Musthaq.
He emphasized that the company’s main purpose is to provide resources for the registered 170 students to complete their courses as soon as possible, and as such, ASA will begin preparing students for tests immediately.
The Avid School of Aviation will be operational by September 2021 after completing all necessary procedures.