Aviation training


As the training division of Etihad Aviation Group, we provide an extensive portfolio of courses and programmes covering all areas of aviation training; from maintenance and engineering, to pilots and cabin crew. From our home in Abu Dhabi, we provide fully-integrated solutions that help you or your organisation meet your training goals quickly and conveniently.


To be the world’s premier aviation training organisation.


To offer the highest levels of aviation training using best-in class facilities and resources in a safe and friendly learning environment, which is also intellectually, socially and personally transformative.

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Your goals, your convenience, your success

At Etihad Aviation Training, it’s all about you; your goals, your convenience and your success.

Our team are here to help you achieve your career goals and get you where you need to be. When you book a training course or programme with us, we’ll arrange everything for you; from flights and accommodation to your UAE visa. Leaving you free to focus on what’s really important: making the most of your training.

Training Partner

Your training partner of choice

We share your passion for aviation. That’s why thousands of people around the world choose us as their aviation training partner.

Every year, we train almost 20,000 students, with flexible programmes and courses tailored to suit you.

Welcome to Abu Dhabi

We’re immensely proud of our home in Abu Dhabi. The capital of the UAE and conveniently situated at the crossroads between East and West, Abu Dhabi is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a charm that’s hard to resist.

With the city’s electric entertainment options and buzzing dining scene – and our state-of-the-art aviation training centre at the heart of it all – you’ll be hard pushed to find anywhere better.

Take time to reflect at the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque or find full-throttle action at Yas Marina Circuit – home to the Formula 1TM Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Just ten minutes from the airport

Our Abu Dhabi facility is just ten minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and only fifteen minutes from the Yas Island hotels. Downtown Abu Dhabi is just thirty minutes away and Dubai is under an hour's drive.

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Transport and accommodation

We offer competitive rates at a number of hotels, all within 15 minutes from our Abu Dhabi training facility and the airport; W Hotel – Yas Island, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport and Premier Inn Capital Center.

We can help with transport services in the UAE, including car, minivan and 28-seat bus options. Local hotels offer easy connections to nearby attractions, or taxis are an easy, inexpensive option too. All major rental car brands operate from Skypark Plaza at Abu Dhabi International Airport.