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Why AIA?

The Asian Institute of Aviation (AIA), as a premier flight training school, is responding to the challenge of producing world–class, professional pilots. The AIA curriculum aptly meets global standards: those required by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). AIA is a corporation registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Philippines under Asian Institute of Aviation – Planters Aviation Corporation or AIA-PAC with SEC registry number CS04715.

AIA is majority-owned by Planters Product Inc. (PPI), a well-established Philippine company operating for over 50 years now.PPI’s roots go way back 1963, as a multinational corporation called Esso Standard Fertilizer and Agricultural Chemical Company.In 1970, it was purchased by the country’s largest cooperative of sugar planters, the Sugar Producers Cooperative Marketing Association, and renamed Planters Products, Inc. Aside from PPI’s significant contribution in Philippine agriculture, the company also owns aircrafts and leases a hangar in the Manila General Aviation Area.This infusion assures our clients’well-founded confidence on a professional, reliable and strong organization.

AIA is also an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) with License Number 114-12, duly certified by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines(CAAP)to inspect, maintain and repair aircraft Airframe, Power Plant and Propellers. As one of the most reputable maintenance organization in the Philippines, AIA houses factory-trained aircraft mechanics and is relied on by general aviation companies and individual operators for their aircrafts’ periodical check, repairs and engine overhauls.

AIA, as a Fixed Base Operation (FBO), offers local and international 24/7 flight support services such as facilitation of over flight and landing permissions for ad-hoc and scheduled flight operators.