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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do you have any questions? We have included answers to our frequently asked questions below. If you still can't find what you're looking for contact us here.

  • How can I apply?
    If you are an aspiring pilot or cabin crew, please note that EAT does not have a self-sponsored program and offers training to individuals hired or selected through airlines or training partners. Only if you are an experienced or current Pilot looking for training, please check our training portfolio to confirm if EAT can offer the training type you are interested in and contact us with the necessary documents for evaluation. Our training delivery team will assess if it’s possible to offer the requested training and be in touch with you for next steps. For Airport training programs, please refer to GCAS training portfolio for upcoming schedule and training requirements. All queries related to GCAS training can be sent on this link.
  • What services does Etihad Aviation Training offer to the aviation industry?
    Etihad Aviation Training offers a comprehensive list of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of the aviation industry. Key services include Cadet Training, Pilot Training, Cabin Crew Training, and Airport Training. These programs are designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of aviation professionals across different roles.
  • How can we partner with Etihad Aviation Training for pilot and cabin crew training?
    We are always open to exploring strategic training collaboration opportunities with airlines, brokers and aviation professionals. EAT is a preferred training provider for more than 25+ international airlines and would be happy to engage in discovering new possibilities to work collectively for your organization's goals. Please contcact us or get in touch with our commercial team members for further assistance.
  • What types of training programs are available for aviation employees?
    We offer a diverse range of training programs designed to meet the needs of the aviation industry. Our available training programs include pilot training for experienced aviators, cadet training for aspiring pilots, cabin crew training covering the safety protocols and customer service excellence, and airport training for ground staff and operations personnel. We also offer customizable solutions to address the unique requirements of individual airlines. For further detailed program list you can contact us,
  • What are the options for flight simulator training for pilots?
    Etihad Aviation Training has an expansive portfolio of training programs with a combination of flight and safety training devices including Full Flight Simulators, Door Trainers, Fixed Based Simulators, RFFT, etc. Please read more on our website about our training facilities and courses offered.
  • How long does the training take?
    The duration of our training programs varies depending on the program and the level of expertise. For detailed information on the duration of each program, kindly visit our training programs page or ask us about your customized experience.
  • What are the accreditations and affiliations of Etihad Aviation Training for airlines?
    Etihad Aviation Training is an internationally recognized training institution boasting comprehensive industry-leading accreditations and awards. Our programs are approved by esteemed bodies such as GCAA and EASA and accredited by AHA and ACTVET among others. EAT stands as a leader in quality in aviation training.
  • Do you offer any specialized cadet programs for specific airlines or partners?
    Etihad Aviation Training currently offers MPL training for Etihad Airways cadets on A320 and B787. Previously, similar programs were developed and offered to other airlines and training partners for their Ab-initio programs.
  • Does Etihad Aviation Training offer cadet programs for aspiring pilots?
    Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) does not currently have a self-sponsored program and offers training to individuals hired or selected through airlines or training partners. Once you are selected by an airline to be part of their cadet program, EAT will support your training journey by offering high-quality training in our state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Are there any specific eligibility criteria for the cadet pilot program?
    The specific eligibility criteria for a cadet pilot program can vary depending on the policies and requirements set by the individual airlines offering the program. Each airline may have its own set of qualifications and prerequisites for aspiring cadet pilots. Therefore, it is advisable to check with the particular airline's official website or contact their recruitment department directly to obtain accurate and up-to-date information on eligibility criteria.
  • How long does the cadet pilot program typically take to complete?
    The typical duration of a cadet pilot program is approximately 22 months. This timeframe includes the comprehensive training plan from the program's initiation to the issuance of the Multi-Crew Pilot License (MPL).
  • How can I get in touch with Etihad Aviation Training to discuss our airline's training needs?
    Please feel free to reach out to us at We will get back to your questions as soon as possible.
  • How can I stay up-to-date with Etihad Aviation Training?
    To stay up-to-date with the latest news and updates from Etihad Aviation Training, we recommend following us on social media. Connect with us on Instagram at @etihadaviaiontraining and on LinkedIn by searching for "Etihad Aviation Training. Instagram: LinkedIn: Additionally, you can subscribe to our mailing list below.

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