Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA) is a GACAR Part 141 approved, pilot training academy with ultra-modern facilities contained in a purpose-built campus at the Thumamah Airfield, located 28 km northeast of King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
SAFA offers a hybrid mix of technically advanced training aircraft and simulation ensuring students the most cost effective, high quality training available today. The range of programs offered includes Private Pilot, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, Jet Transition and Upset Recovery (UPRT) training. We also offer a Discovery Flight which is a perfect opportunity for all to experience the fantasy of flying in a state-of-the-art, Technologically Advanced Aircraft with a certified flight instructor.
All SAFA curricula will be approved by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and includes the training required to take students from zero experience to possessing the skills and credentials necessary to become a professional, disciplined and successful pilot.