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Welcome to our newsroom where we share the latest updates on the academy along with aviation-related information. Stay tuned for more!

Aviator Course Batch 3

Celebrating the completion of our 3rd batch for the 'Introductory Aviator Course' with our two young, passionate partners.

Mental Health Awareness

We recently conducted a Mental Health Awareness Session with our new batch, Batch #006, along with Batch #005.

Induction Batch #006

We are thrilled to welcome our Batch #006 to BATS Aviation! This batch marks the second group of Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) cadet pilots to join us.

My Airport Care

Taking off with 'MYAirportCARES'! Malaysia Airport orchestrated a special school visit, welcoming approximately 80 students and the teachers from Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Rokam and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kampung Pasir Putih on October 31st and November 1st, 2023.

Introducing Batch #005

We are delighted to formally present our fifth batch of student pilots - Batch #005. Wishing you all the best as you embark on the remarkable CPL/IR adventure at BATS Aviation. 🦇


It's a wrap for our first-time experience with Selangor Aviation Show 2023!

Ziarah Korporat MAIPK

BATS Aviation berbesar hati menerima jemputan daripada Majlis Agama Islam dan Adat Melayu Perak (MAIPk) atas program Ziarah Korporat 2023 yang bertemakan ‘Korporat Bersama Asnaf’.


MBSB Bank is currently offering a flexible and attractive education financing product called MBSB Bank Education Financing-i (EduFin-i) for individuals seeking financial support to pursue their educational aspirations.

Education Fair

And that’s a WRAP!🥳 A HUGE thank you to everyone who has shown us great support at Education & Further Studies Fair @Mid Valley@Mid Valley


BATS Aviation Sdn Bhd (BATS), has entered into a joint venture agreement with Universiti Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UNIKL MIAT) for the Commercial Aviation Pilot Training Landscape Project Programme.

AirAsia to induct 250 Second Officers

AirAsia to induct 250 Second Officers from cadet pilots program by the end of 2023


Thursday, 02/02/2023: Induction Day for Batch #004

1B EASA examinations

Congratulations to all student pilots for completing phase 1B EASA examinations....

Motivational Talk Program

Tuesday, 11th January 2023: Motivational Talk Program is a program organized by the Student Affairs unit in order to help the student pilots in motivating and navigating their own spiritual journey in 2023.

Malaysia Airline

Malaysia Airlines eyes 25 more narrowbodies; does not rule out 737 Max, regional jets

STAR Edu Fair 2022

We appreciate your time spent visiting our booth at Tropicana Gardens Mall, last weekend. It was our greatest pleasure and honour to have many inspiring conversations with you, which we hope resulted in a greater interest in aviation.

Introducing Batch #003

We are proud to officially introduce our third batch of student pilots - Batch 003. This batch consist of a mixture of Private and Malaysia Airlines Group (MAG) cadet pilots. Good luck for the next 23 months of your journey here at BATS Aviation.


Karnival Pendidikan Kerjaya Peringkat Daerah Petaling Utama, which took place on October 19th at Dewan Komuniti BU 11, Petaling Jaya.

Welcome Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG)

Welcome to BATS Aviation, Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) cadet pilots. We are grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your journey to becoming a pilot.

Foreign Object Debris (FOD)

Monday, 29 August: The Gotong Royong Program is a program organized by the Flight Training Centre team to inspect and ensure the hangar and the taxiway is free from Foreign Object Debris (FOD). Here we have captured our team together with the student pilots maintaining our excellent safety standards. Thanks to the team for keeping the taxiway safe ready for action!

Educational Visit for Batch #003

Tuesday, 23 August: We had a blast formally introducing the Batch #003 student pilots to BATS Aviation over the past few weeks through our Induction Programme. We organized an Educational Visit to Air Traffic Control (ATC) – CAAM Ipoh, Airport Fire Rescue Service (AFRS), Ipoh Airport, and Ipoh Meteorological Office (MetIpoh) for our new student pilots. This programme is meant to be an introduction to the fundamental of aviation operation and exposing our student pilots to the airports roles and

Psychological First Aid Session

Monday, 15 August: Tough times call for us to be together. BATS Aviation is concerned about staff’s and student pilots’ psychological well-being due to the tragic accident and the loss we suffered. Therefore, a Psychological First Aid Session with the Department of Psychiatric from Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun was organized for all staff and students.

Batch #003 Induction Day

Batch #003 Induction Day

INDUCTION DAY 2022  Batch #003

Welcome on board future pilots! Thanks to all the new student pilots and the supportive parents for attending Batch #003 Induction Day yesterday. Enthralling faces filled with excitement to embark their new journey and to be there with them in every way.

Malaysia Airlines to acquire 20 Airbus A330neos

Malaysia Airlines is poised to announce a deal next Monday to acquire 20 Airbus A330neo wide-body jets, industry sources said on Wednesday.

The Education & Further Studies Fair 2022

The Education & Further Studies Fair 2022

Career Info Day at Seri Botani International School, Ipoh

Our first collaboration with the Primary School students from Tenby International School, has been incredibly exciting and joyful. We are able to ignite the passion of flying to the students that have been dreaming of becoming a pilot at a young age. Thanks to our instructor and the student pilots from BATS Aviation, we had an awesome day that included a colouring contest and lots of exciting interactions.

MAS' first SAF-powered passenger flight takes off for Singapore

Powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Malaysia Airlines flight MH603 to Singapore has successfully taken off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at noon Sunday (June 5). Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) chief sustainability officer Phillip See said the national carrier was committed to provide cleaner and viable energy options for its regular flights through SAF by 2025.

MAVCOM Indicates Strong Recovery for Domestic Aviation Sector

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) today released its fourth quarterly Air Traffic Rights (ATR) report for 2021. The report details the Commission’s ATR allocations for the Malaysian civil aviation sector for the period of 1 October 2021 to 31 December 2021.

Career Talk with Tenby International School Tropicana Aman

This time we were given the opportunity to give a Career Talk to the Secondary School students. Our Chief Flying Instructor, Capt. Din Fikri, Shafiq and Harris our student pilots, gave their personal insight and experience in their chosen career as a pilot to the students.

MAS to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

Malaysia Airlines has operated its inaugural flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on an Airbus A330-200 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. This marks the national flag carrier’s commitment to using SAF as a cleaner and more viable energy option for regular flights by 2025.

BATS' first graduate, Cadet Farish Aiman on his graduation

Congratulations to BATS' first graduate, Cadet Farish Aiman on receiving your Wings!! 👏🏼✈️ It has been an honor to be a part of your journey to becoming a pilot. BATS Aviation wishes you the best of luck in your future endeavors, and it has been a great pride for BATS Aviation to present our first wing.

MAB Academy partners aviation players to build future-proof pilots

MALAYSIA Airlines Academy (MAB Academy), a one-stop Aviation and Hospitality Centre has entered into a collaboration with approved Flight Training Organisations (FTO) of the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) — BATS Aviation Sdn Bhd and the University College of Aviation Malaysia (UniCAM) and Meritus College — to redesign the aviation training landscape by improving the qualification standards of pilots. rs to build future-proof pilots

Tri-Party Between MABA - Bats Aviation - UNICAM

Malaysia Airlines Academy (MAB Academy), a one-stop Aviation and Hospitality Centre has entered into a collaboration with approved Flight Training Organisations (FTO) of the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) - BATS Aviation Sdn Bhd (BATS) and Higher Education Institutions (IPT) - University College of Aviation Malaysia (UniCAM), to redesign the aviation training landscape by improving the qualification standards of airline pilots.

AirAsia plans to reactivate 30-45 aircraft this month if interstate borders lift

AirAsia Group Bhd is looking to reactivate about 30 to 45 aircraft this month should interstate borders lift, said the group’s president (airlines) Bo Lingam.

BATS Aviation. Through collaboration with AFFIN Bank.

Financial assistance to pursue your dreams of becoming a Commercial Pilot is now available from BATS Aviation. Through collaboration with AFFIN Bank, students can now finance the Course Fees with 𝗔𝗙𝗙𝗜𝗡 𝗧𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗿𝘂𝗾 𝗘𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴-𝗶 scheme.

Malaysia Airlines says it expects domestic aviation to recover by end-2022

The domestic aviation industry is expected to return to the pre-pandemic level by the end of next year. However, the international market will likely take a much longer time to fully recover, said Malaysia Airlines group chief operations officer Ahmad Luqman Mohd Azmi.

Asia Pacific: A Training Opportunity

On 28 July, a Singapore Airlines A380 departed long-term storage from the Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage facility in Alice Springs, Australia, and flew to Sydney before returning home to Singapore two days later. Social media of the superjumbo’s powerful and impressive departure – with red dust billowing from the jet exhaust on rotation – was widely shared and well received; and it was symbolic: a behemoth of mass air travel airborne again.


BATS AVIATION had it's first Virtual Talk session due to the MCO with Capt. Din Fikri Capt. Maxim Capt. Fatin Tengku Suriani

Aviation will need 27,000 new pilots in 2021 as shortage continues despite downturn.

Despite an industry slump that has seen mass pilot lay-offs, the global civil aviation industry will still require an estimated 27,000 new pilots by the end of 2021, or 264,000 over the coming decade. That forecast comes from Canadian training and simulator provider CAE, which on 9 November released its latest prediction covering the demand and availability of pilots through 2029.

Message for the Aviation Industry from the CEO Of CAAM

Warm greetings to all of you and I hope this message finds you well in the excitement of the impending restart of our heavily strained industry. If we were to look closely at the numbers and capacity at the moment, we have virtually moved back 12 years in time.

Pilot Demand Outlook for 2020

The sudden drop in air travel demand has hindered the industry’s record growth trajectory. The consensus is that the road to recovery will span over several years. As the global aviation community looks ahead, many of us have acknowledged that our industry will have to overcome several fundamental challenges.

MAB Academy successfully inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BATS Aviation Sdn Bhd

MAB Academy successfully inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BATS Aviation Sdn Bhd, an approved Flight Training Organization (FTO) under Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) to explore collaboration opportunities in aviation training yesterday.

BATS Aviation has been added into the list of an approved CAAM FC Examination Venue

BATS Aviation has been added into the list of an approved CAAM FC Examination Venue

Welcome Batch #006

BATS 001. Bats Aviation first batch has reported for duty. A mix of ABRIDGE & CPL with IR courses for our future pilots !

Malaysia Airlines organized a special media briefing with selected media

During the session the media had an opportunity to interview Captain Andrew Poh, Chief Pilot Training, Flight Operations, MAB and Captain Rohaizan, Head of Training of MAB Academy. Media coverage from TV3 on Bulletin Utama.

Entrol sells an en-1000 FNPT II simulator to BATS Aviation.

BATS Aviation has purchased an ENTROL EN-1000 FNPT II Simulator that will be installed in Malaysia.

Pilot Shortage Threatens Airline Recovery

The pandemic-paused pilot shortage will be felt again by 2023 and back with a vengeance by 2025, according to a new study on the pilot supply.

BATS Aviation reignites operations with Flight Logger.

Early July, Malaysian flight school BATS Aviation completed the implementation of the FlightLogger flight school management platform. BATS Aviation thereby joined a group of six Malaysian schools already managing their daily operations via the Danish based solution.

BATS Aviation has been added into the list of approved flying schools in Malaysia.
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