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Middle East’s soaring demand for pilots

Middle East’s soaring demand for pilots

As the aviation industry grows in the Middle East, academies are working hard to meet the massive demand for pilots

December 20, 2010 3:50 by

The Middle Eastern airlines’ fleets have more than doubled in the past ten years, and continue to grow at an incredible rate. But a new generation of planes and routes means there’s a huge demand for pilots in the region.

Ayla Aviation academy, Jordan, is stepping up its courses and facilities in order to supply the rapidly growing aviation industry in the region. In this video we meet some of the recruits who have raised their own cash to go through the training. Will it pay off for them?

Read more: Middle East airports to invest $86 billion for expansion

Source: BBC

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