Gulf Aviation Academy

Gulf Aviation Academy, Muharraq, Bahrain

5 Full Flight Simulator Training Center offering Pilot Simulator Training Courses as well as Ab-Initio Pilot Training Courses with Partner Flight Schools


Type Rating

International Students



Full Flight Simulators: 3x Airbus A320, 1x A330, 1x Embraer EMB 170/190


Civil Aviation Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain and European EASA

Entry Requirements

Depends on course

Gulf Aviation Academy is a simulator pilot training center positioned to become the future of high-quality professional aviation training in Bahrain and the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. It is a 5-minute walk from Bahrain International Airport.

Courses offered:

  • DGCA A320 Type Rating Program

Why join Gulf Aviation Academy?

Training is done in state of the art modern simulators such as 4 A320 FFS, 1 A330 FFS, 1 Embraer E170/190 FFS. Other facilities include Fixed Training Devices (FTD), Emergency Evacuation Training (EET), Wet Drill Training, Fire and Smoke Training, and Cabin Service Mock-ups.

The training institute offers holistic training experience from scheduling and accommodation to transport and meals covering the entire process. GAA has special rates with many 4-star and 5-star hotels offering certain services specifically to the academy's trainees.

Furthermore, it offers residential accommodations. The closest one is the Movenpick Hotel which is a 10-minute from the airport and a 5-minute walk from the academy.

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