The Civil Aviation Training Centre -Sri Lanka, the training division of AASL was rebranded as the “Sri Lanka Airport & Aviation Academy” at a ceremony held on 03rd of August 2021 at the institution’s premises at Ratmalana. The Chief Guest was the State Minister for Aviation and Exports Zones Development Hon. D V Chanaka.
The former Civil Aviation Training Centre is a division of AASL. It is an aviation training institution accredited by ICAO. It is also the only aviation training institution in Sri Lanka approved for conducting training for Air Traffic Controllers.
Chairman of AASL Major General (Rtd.) G A Chandrasiri, the Director General of Civil Aviation, Capt. Themiya Abeywickrama, Additional Director General of CAASL Mr. P A Jayakantha and Senior officers of AASL & CAASL attended this occasion.