Discover Aviation


If you’ve ever wondered if aviation is for you, try Team Aviair’s Discover Aviation. This special introductory session will orient you on the basics of flying. You’ll get to try your hand at our flight simulator aided by an instructor. See if you have what it takes, then train further by enrolling in our Private Pilot Course.

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My Airline Career: Interview with Capt. Tony Halagueña (Part1)


Aviair Aviation’s founder and flight school director, Capt.Tony Halagueña, has had a stellar airline career and over 22,000 flying hours. Before starting his own flight school in the Philippines he was an airline chief pilot and Airbus 320 flight simulator instructor. His extensive experience as a commercial airline pilot brought him to different routes in Asia, Europe, and North America … Read the rest

Three Decades Ago, A Water Landing in Mactan

Hundreds of rescuers, dozens of sea vessels, and several helicopters looked for highly regarded Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo and the two pilots on board a Piper Seneca flight. Originally bound for Camarines Sur, the aircraft crashed on the afternoon of August 18. Robredo’s aide Jun Abrasado was rescued shortly after and described the incident Read the rest

Father’s Day 2015

Manila, Philippines – To celebrate Father’s Day we’re posting an oldie but goodie father-daughter aviation story. Watch Team Aviair’s Capt. Tony Halagueña on his retirement flight with his co-pilot, his youngest daughter:



Happy Father’s Day to all the inspiring and hard-working dads in our lives!

*Update: Capt. Tony’s two sons are now airline pilots too!

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