PT Bali Widya Dirgantara (BWD) - a flight and general aviation school will open in late 2008 in North Bali promising to graduate 60 commercial pilots each year.
As reported in Bisnis.com, the Commissioner of BWD, Robby Djohan, said that the 60 pilots graduated from the program will help meet an estimate 400 new pilots needed each year in Indonesia. Djohan's comments were made at the signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding with the National Aviation Education Authority and the International Airlines Training Academy. Signing for the government was Dedi Darmawan, the President Director of the International Airlines Training Academy Jean Marc Eloy; and Robby Djohan.
The new BWD aviation academy will operate from the Letkol Wisnu Airport in the Gerokgak district of Buleleng, North Bali.
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