• About us

    CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Brussels, formerly Sabena Flight Academy, is one of the oldest and most highly-respected ab initio pilot training centres in Europe. Located at Brussels Airport in the heart of Europe, CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Brussels has a long history of providing the highest quality flight training to aspiring pilots and airlines.

    Building upon a strong heritage and legacy, CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Brussels continues to offer unrivaled ab initio pilot training as part of the world’s largest network of ab initio flight schools.

    CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Brussels is dedicated to:

    • Supporting our graduates until they find their first flying role.
      Through CAE’s strong relationships with airlines in Europe and worldwide, we can help you get your first cockpit job. Our school has an excellent track record of placing our cadets with partner airlines such as Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Jetairfly.
    • Safety and innovation.
      Our students fly modern glass-cockpit trainer aircraft with the latest avionics and safety devices, and train in state-of-the-art simulators.
    • Efficiency:
      Our students complete their training in approximately 20 months. The curriculum is designed by an experienced instructor team with civil and military backgrounds.
    • Highest quality training:
      The Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training program is approved and certified by the Belgian Civil Aviation Authorities. Students will be trained following CAE Oxford Aviation Academy best-practice training principles.
  • Facilities

    CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Brussels is located on the third floor of the CAE Training and Services Centre Brussels, which is in the village of Steenokkerzeel close to Brussels Airport. The facility consists of several offices, five fully-equipped classrooms, a high-tech R/T (Remote Transmitter) Communication training room, a student lounge, and a Basic Flight Course room with PC Simulator equipment. There is also access to a canteen.

    The academy offers accommodation for ab initio cadets in three nearby villages. These facilities consist of a range of private student rooms available in shared houses which can be rented on a monthly basis. Please contact us for more information about accommodation and availability.

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