From the 22nd annual World Aviation Training Summit (WATS) in Orlando, Florida, AeroGuard Flight Training Center has reached new pilot training agreements with The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) of the Republic of Korea, Uljin Flight Academy of the Republic of Korea, Korean Aviation College (KAC), and Korea Aerospace University (KAU).

As international leaders in commercial pilot training, AeroGuard Flight Training Center was selected by MOLIT, KAC and KAU as their preferred U.S.-based training partner due to its training, safety record, student experience, and track record training international cadets from all over the world.

The newly signed agreement between AeroGuard Flight Training Center and its international partners from the Republic of Korea marks the renewal of an existing long-term partnership. The new agreement will extend until 2024 and will see Korean cadets training at AeroGuard’s headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona; its new campus in Austin, Texas; and other flight school locations.

Over the course of the new agreement, AeroGuard will train hundreds of new Korean pilots, helping to meet the continuing increase in demand from commercial airlines. Boeing projects that nearly 800,000 new pilots will be needed worldwide within the next 18 years. The Asia-Pacific region will be at the forefront of global demand requiring approximately 261,000 newly-trained pilots.