Asian Aviation Centre (Pvt) Limited
Asian Aviation Centre (Pvt) Limited (AAC) was registered as a private limited liability company in 1985 to operate a flying training school to provide ab-initio flight training. In 1990, the company commenced a course of studies to train students to sit for the examination conducted by the Director General of Civil Aviation of Sri Lanka for the issue of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s (AME) Licence Without Type Rating (LWTR).
AAC was bought over by Lionair Group in 1995. With the change of the Management, it created two distinct schools – The Asian Aerospace College – Flying School and the Academy of Aeronautical Engineering – Engineering School. These two schools were subsequently re-named as AAC Flight Academy and AAC Engineering Academy, respectively.
Today, AAC’s operations consists of four business units, the AAC Flight Academy – flight training arm, AAC Engineering Academy – engineering education and technical training arm, AAC Technical Services – the Aircraft Maintenance Organization and the AAC Aviation Services – the commercial flight operation arm of AAC.
AAC presently has IS-66 Maintenance Training Organization (MTO), IS-145 Aircraft Maintenance Organization (AMO) and IS-M Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) approvals and Flying School Licence No 5 from Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka.
It has collaborative partnerships with Kingston University of London, UK, University of the Highlands and Islands of Inverness, Scotland, UK, Aviation Australia of Brisbane, Australia and Seneca Polytechnic of Toronto, Canada, through which AAC offers wide range of opportunities in professional training and higher education for Sri Lankan and regional students.