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Zino Aviation partners SafeFly Express to elevate pilot training standards


Zino Aviation, at the forefront of aviation training, and SafeFly Express, a top flight school have partnered to revolutionise aviation education by tackling the pivotal hurdles faced by aspiring pilots.

According to the partners in a statement obtained by BusinessDay, this collaboration aims at creating a more streamlined, affordable, and accessible route to achieving their flying ambitions.

Temisan Mario, COO of Zino Aviation, said: “Our meticulous selection process for partnering with flight schools is designed to safeguard students against pitfalls. By partnering exclusively with reputable, audited, and vetted flight schools like SafeFly Express, we ensure our students receive high-quality, trustworthy training.

“This collaboration between Zino Aviation and SafeFly Express is fundamental in addressing the challenges faced by student pilots, offering them a reliable, affordable, and efficient route to achieving their aviation aspirations.

“Through this strategic partnership, we are dedicated to eliminating the obstacles that can hinder progress, ensuring our students are well-equipped, well-informed, and well on their way to a successful career in aviation.”

According to the partners, aspiring pilots frequently confront significant barriers in their quest for the cockpit, from a lack of preparedness for the demanding nature of flight school to the complex challenge of identifying the right school and training program.

“By merging SafeFly’s robust training infrastructure with our innovative educational methodologies, we are creating a streamlined and enriched learning journey for our students. This collaboration not only simplifies the path to becoming a pilot but also amplifies job prospects through our combined industry connections,” said Zino Mario-Ghae, CEO of Zino Aviation.

The partners revealed that the Commercial Pilot Training Program spans approximately 12 to 13 months with a tuition of $45,000. Designed for maximum efficiency, this curriculum promises swift progress for committed students, ensuring completion within the projected timeframe.

“Graduates emerge fully equipped with a Commercial Pilot License, including a Private Pilot License, Night Rating, Multi-Engine Rating, and Instrument Rating credentials. Post-completion, participants are immediately prepared to embark on their careers as commercial pilots, with job application support.

“Additionally, enrollees in the Zino Aviation Pilot Mentorship Program receive specialised assistance in job placements, further enhancing their career readiness and post-training support.”

Sief Ahmed, Training General Manager, SafeFly Express, said that the collaboration brings together the best of both worlds, “our hands-on flight training expertise and Zino’s cutting-edge educational methods. It’s a great move for the future of aviation education, and I’m thrilled to see where this journey takes us.”