Frequently Asked Questions

Since when does Flymates exist?

Flymates is the First IATA Authorized Training Centre in Mauritius since 2008.

Are the certificates at Flymates recognized internationally?

All our certificates are recognised internationally by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and approved by the Mauritius Qualification Authority (MQA). 

What is the minimum age and qualifications needed to follow the courses?

There is no minimum age to follow the courses but we require a minimum of SC (School Certificate) with a good standard of Mathematics, logical mind and a good knowledge of English. However we strongly recommend to all our students to have an HSC (Higher School Certificate) as it gives you better chances for getting a job in the future.

Are there any courses done on a part time basis?

  1. Travel and Tourism Consultant
  2. Aviation Customer Service
  3. Aviation Security Awareness
  4. Airport Operations Fundamentals

Are there any job guarantees after having done the courses?

We do not guarantee any job to our students but our courses definitely gives you added value in terms of knowledge and skills along with an internationally recognised certificate from IATA. 

Have the students of Flymates been recruited by airlines?

Many of our students have been recruited by different airlines namely Air Mauritius, Emirates, Qatar Airways and even Etihad.

Does Flymates offer an IATA Diploma in Aviation Studies?

We do not offer a Diploma but having done at least FOUR AVIATION courses, you are automatically eligible for the IATA Diploma in Aviation Studies.

What are the courses available for the IATA Diploma in Aviation Studies?

  1. Flight Attendant Course
  2. Airport Passenger Handling
  3. Ramp operations and services
  4. Aviation Customer Service
  5. Aviation Security Awareness
  6. Airport Operation Fundamentals

What are the benefits of doing an IATA Diploma in Aviation Studies?

The IATA Diploma in Aviation Studies allows you to have a wide range of job prospects in the aviation field according to the FOUR chosen courses.

What is the duration of an IATA Diploma in Aviation Studies?

The duration of the IATA Diploma in Aviation Studies will depend on the FOUR chosen courses. The duration of each course can vary between 4 to 6 months. However, it needs to be completed within a maximum of 3 years.

Does Flymates provide internship opportunities?

Internship opportunities are based upon best performance and also the disponibility of our partners.

Does Flymates provide student bus pass?

Unfortunately, we do not provide bus pass as the NTA does not provide this facility for courses that last for less than one year.

Does Flymates provide visa to students who want to do Diploma in Aviation Studies and who are abroad?

We can assist the students who want to come. However, we cannot provide the visa.

Can we wear hijab for the Flight Attendant Course?

Most airlines do not recruit hijab wearing. As per the rule of Airlines, full uniform should be worn until you reach home. Not even for the classes as there are Grooming Sessions, swimming evaluation and outdoor activities.


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