International Association of Aviation Personnel Schools

Key information

  • Universities affiliated

    • The International Association of Aviation Personnel Schools (formerly the European Association of Aviation Pilot Schools) is a worldwide association of pilot schools. The organization was created on 25 October 1995, and was later renamed in 2009 to also include aviation schools not located in Europe.

      The IAAPS is recognized by various national and international aviation authorities. The association is also part of the rulemaking group of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The organization currently represents 25 member schools and puts forward goals to improve the quality of pilot studies and to represent the schools in the official administrations, including the Civil Aviation Authority, and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). It is also supported by European aircraft manufacturer Airbus, which organizes many of the logistical aspects the association, including Airbus headquarters.