The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has unveiled a comprehensive list of 23 approved institutions for aviation training.
On Tuesday, May 23 KCAA provided a statement containing the names of the institutions, their respective recognized courses, postal addresses, and locations.
Among the institutions listed are the East African School of Aviation, Kenya School of Flying, Standards Aviation and Flight Training Centre, KQ Pride Centre, Think Aviation Training, Flitestar Academy, and Mt Kenya Flight School.
Other approved institutions include Ninety-Nines Flying School, Proactive Air Services, Aerolink Flight Centre Skymax Aviation Ltd, Aerosafe African Consultants, Nairobi Flight Training, Westrift Aviation Ltd, Capital Connect Aviation Supplies, and Pegasus Flyers (EA) Ltd.
The courses offered by these institutions, as listed by the authority, encompass Private Pilots Licence, Commercial Pilots License, Airline Transport Pilot Licence, Instrumental Rating, Flight Operations and Dispatch, Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Licence, and Flight Instructors Rating.
These approved institutions are located in various areas, such as Wilson Airport, Malindi Airport, Nyaribu Airstrip, Orly Airport, Old Airport Road, KQ Headquarters, and Nanyuki.
In addition, to ensure a high level of competence in the aviation sector, KCAA publishes a list of approved Training Organizations (ATOs) twice a year.
To further enhance safety standards in aviation activities including training , KCAA has established a State Safety Programme (SSP) office responsible for developing, implementing, and constantly improving strategies and processes.
The aim of the office is to achieve the highest level of safety performance in line with both national and international standards.