Air Mauritius Institute - AMI Flying Academy

AMI Flying Academy, Quatre Bornes, Mauritius

Pilot Training Academy of Air Mauritius offering Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License and Airline Pilot Training


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

Flight Training done with partner school in South Africa - 7x single-engine Piper Warrior III airplanes equipped with Garmin G430 GPS


2 Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainers level II (FNPT II)


Department of Civil Aviation Mauritius and South African Civil Aviation Authority

Entry Requirements

At or above 18 years of age at the time of application, Three Advanced Levels (Higher School Certificate or equivalent) with Physics and Mathematics at one and same sitting, Good proficiency of English language, No criminal record (Candidates will be required to provide a 'Certicat de Moralité' to obtain their South African study visa), Medically fit (Candidates are required to provide a medical fitness certificate issued by a local General Practitioner) and Good communication skills

Air Mauritius Institute - AMI Flying Academy, a subsidiary of Air Mauritius Ltd located in Ebene, was established in 2018 and offers not only pilot training courses but also training for technical and cabin personnel.

Courses offered:

  • Private Pilot License
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • Professional Pilot - Integrated Training (Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License - ATPL course in 19 months with a partner Flight Academy)

Why join the school?

AMI Flying Academy has the mission of providing the highest quality of training, and the sharing of knowledge and experience, for the advancement of International Civil Aviation. It is paving its way to becoming the Internationally recognized training arm of Air Mauritius Ltd. Its purpose is to offer a comprehensive breadth of training in various aviation disciplines using avenues of cooperation with other internationally recognized aviation organizations.

Its proposed programs are being developed in line with the Standards and Recommended Practices of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO SARPS) to assist airlines and states in meeting ICAO’S targets in terms of Safety and Compliance.

With global demand for airline pilots and other aviation professionals reaching new heights, Air Mauritius Institute AMI Flying Academy believes that there has never been a better time to choose a career in aviation.

AMI Flying Academy’s experience, industry credentials, and professional reputation have been built up over more than 50 years of aviation excellence and appreciate how important heritage is to your future.

Successful applicants that have passed assessment may access a funding solution with a local commercial bank. As with any financial solution, terms and conditions may apply.

Detailed Course outline for the Professional Pilot Integrated Training Course:

AMI’s Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) programs takes students with little or no previous flying experience to a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) level with 'frozen ATPL' and Multi-Engine (ME) Instrument rating (IR) in approximately 19 months and have been designed in conjunction with its partner Flight Academy.

Phase 1: Theoretical Knowledge Training
 Learn about ATPL related theory in Technical and Navigation groups respectively
 Classroom and computer-based training
 Approximately 750 hours or 6-7 months
 Location: Mauritius, Air Mauritius Institute

Phase 2: Foundation Flight Training
 Learn how to fly solo in a single-engine piston aircraft
 Aircraft and simulator training
 Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT)
 Approximately 150 hours or 5 - 6 months
 Location: Flight Academy
 Perform your Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Skill Test

Phase 3: Advanced Flight Training
 Learn how to fly using instruments on a multi-engine piston aircraft
 Aircraft and simulator training
 Approximately 42 hours or 3-4 months
 Approximately 43 hours in type specific Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer
 Location: Flight Academy
 Perform your Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR) Skill Test

Phase 4: Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC)/Jet Orientation Course (JOC)
 Learn how to fly as a member of a professional airline cockpit crew
 Classroom and Flight Simulator Training
 Approximately 2 months
Location: Comair Training Centre
 Obtain your MCC/JOC certificate

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