About Academy

The National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN) is a not-for-profit academy chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, with seven founding stakeholders; Saudi Aviation Club, Saudi Aramco, Ministry of Education, Technical and Vocational Training Corporation, Economic Cities and Special Zones Authority, King Abdullah Economic City and Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA).
TAYARAN was established with the objective of providing professional ab initio Pilot, Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) training programs as well as certification programs as needed to support both the civil and military aviation needs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Academy

Our mission, our vision and our values

TAYARAN, with best in-class staff, customer-focused programs, and international standards, will graduate highly qualified pilots, aviation maintenance technicians, and aviation professionals to support Saudi Arabia and the global aviation industry.

We are the future of aviation training, driven by our commitment to smart learning technology and progressive curriculum, to empower our students to go beyond the ordinary and become world-class professionals.
Our core values tell our story and what we stand for:

Ambitions For The Future

We have educational cadres and programs that focus on educating students at the highest levels and international standards, graduating its students with high-quality qualifications that serve the aviation field to support the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the global aviation industry.

550 trainees' capacity at both locations

3 equipped workshops for AMT training

Dedicated Runway

20 smart classrooms

Recreation center

Founding Stakeholders