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AirAsia Greenlit to Provide Drone Training in Malaysia

Updated: Jan 14, 2022

AirAsia Group (AirAsia), in its ongoing bid to diversify, just received approval to train drone pilots.

With drones now becoming more prevalent among various business verticals, new policies and industry capabilities are being developed to ensure best practices can be put into place quickly. What AirAsia received from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) is one such ongoing effort. Officially and globally, only CAA can provide approval for any commercial-based drone training.

In receiving its Certificate of Approval, AirAsia can now conduct proper drone training for prospective pilots. Its courses, for the time being, consist of two parts: classroom training at the AirAsia Academy in KL Sentral – a city transportation and business hub just outside of downtown Kuala Lumpur, and practical classes on the open field grounds at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) Kuala Lumpur. Both locations are within close proximity of each other, ensuring