New Academic Partnership Kicks Off
September 18, 2022
Airways Aviation Turkey & Halic University have joined forces and announce the commencement of a new education partnership designed to complement and enhance career opportunities in aviation for prospective pilots.
The new cooperation will allow Airways Aviation students & cadets access to a wide range of theory programs, conferences and seminars at Halic University, with practical PPL and CPL flight training conducted at the Airways Aviation facilities in Samsun and ATPL training from Montpellier, France.
“Halic University boasts a prestigious team of academics, accredited higher education & vocational courses and world-class campus facilities in the heart of Istanbul. Airways Aviation provides a first class practical training pathway from ICAO PPL, ICAO CPL and EASA (Air Transport Pilots License) via its network of Pilot Training Academies globally and will now have the added benefits of Halic University degree programs as well as accredited Vocational Courses aimed at future cohorts of prospective pilots delivered all” says Dogukan Akturk – CEO of Airways Aviation Turkey
The new partnership will facilitate the development of ‘Excellence in Aviation’ through deeper industry cooperation and the sharing of knowledge and experience amongst all stake holders whether Turkish Aviation professionals, Government, Industry, cadets and students alike.
“The Turkish Aviation industry (both in Civil as well as the Military) has rapidly evolved and provides backbone support to the dynamic growth & prosperity we have witnessed in the Turkish economy over the past two decades especially. The partnership between Airways Aviation and Halic University provides a new and enhanced kind of platform to both domestic and international students to feed into the growing domestic as well as international aviation markets” says Romy Hawatt – Founder & Chairman of the Airways Aviation Group.
About Airways Aviation
With over 35 years of international experience and a growing number of education & training locations strategically positioned across Europe, the Middle East and Australia, the Dubai, headquartered Airways Aviation today boasts being the largest privately owned group of multidisciplinary aviation academies of its kind delivering professional Commercial Pilot, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Ground Handling and Cabin Crew training.
Our advanced education & training programs couple practical & theory techniques within courses that are designed to match the rapidly increasing demand for students seeking optimum aviation career outcomes as certified EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency), CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Agency), ICAO and IATA professionals.
The Airways Aviation Group has trained more than 8,000 commercial pilots, graduated over 25,000 cabins, ground handling and maintenance professionals, and maintains over 50 aircraft in its global fleet including Europe’s largest fleet of Diamond DA40, Diamond DA42 aircraft and multiple Cessna 172, Cessna 182, and Piper Seminole aircraft with a diverse range of avionics systems including Garmin 1000, glass cockpits and retractable undercarriage.
About Halic University
Haliç University is one of the first foundation universities of Turkey which was established in 1998. Along with its 8 Faculties, a Vocational School, Conservatory and Graduate Institute; our University is a leading foundation university of Turkey, which pursues its education and research mission on a wide spectrum including health, engineering, architecture, sports and art. By the means of the new education model that we have developed, we aim to have qualified graduates who prioritise research and initiative, achieve cross-border successes and have gained spiritual satisfaction besides professional satisfaction. Centring upon design and creativity, our University has a priority to raise eligible individuals, who can deliver solutions by looking from different perspectives. With this priority in mind, our University takes its place in international rankings thanks to the effect of its 18.000 graduates on both Turkey and the world.