With a fleet of 28 aircraft and one the most experienced instructing teams in Australasia, the IAANZ has long been the ‘trainer of choice’ for those pilots heading towards an airline career.
Programmes include the Bachelor of Aviation degree - focusing on the professional development of the student pilots- and academic programmes in aviation management to doctoral level.
The School operates two aircraft types; a fleet of 12 Diamond DA-40 single engine trainers, and 2 Diamond DA-42 Twin Engine Trainers.
Massey’s philosophy is that a pilot, educated to the highest university academic standards, and trained in accordance with industry best practices, is an ‘aviator with a difference’, and an asset to any airline.
Nelson and Motueka
Our instructors are experienced, dedicated and friendly. We know all of our students on a first name basis so you will never feel like "just a number".
Nelson Aviation College delivers the Air New Zealand Airline Integration Course (AIC) at Auckland Airport, New Zealand
Ardmore and Invercargill
Committed to excellence the Southern Wings aviation training school is fully equipped with a well maintained fleet of fixed wing aircraft suitable for all training purposes. Simulators are also available in both the Invercargill and Auckland bases along with comfortable teaching facilities.
The Air New Zealand Airline Integration Course (AIC) provides Commercial Pilot Licence holders with a detailed introduction to the many demands of a multi-crew cockpit and the systems and operation of modern turbo-prop and jet aircraft. It is currently offered in Auckland New Zealand and delivered by the Nelson Aviation College.
The Bachelor of Aviation (Airline Transport Pilot) degree is well established, having been first offered in 1993. It is offered by the Massey University School of Aviation in Palmerston North, an Aviation Institute preferred FTO. The three-year integrated programme comprises academic study as well as practical flight training.
The New Zealand Diploma in Aviation (Airline Preparation) was designed in consultation with industry to ensure it equips new pilots with the skills and knowledge required on an airline flight deck. It is offered by the Aviation Institute's preferred flight training organisations, IAANZ, NAC, and Southern Wings