Frequently Asked Questions


List of common questions and answers.

1. Where are you located?

The Fraport Aviation Academy Training Centre is located at Ljubljana Airport, close to the military base and the General Aviation Center. Click here for the map.

Our address is:
Fraport Slovenija, d.o.o.,
Zg. Brnik 130A
4210 Brnik – Aerodrom
Slovenija

In addition to the Training Center in Ljubljana, we also conduct training courses at our training facility in Frankfurt and at the training facilities of the Centre for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief. By special request we can also conduct some of the training courses at your location.

2. How can I contact you?

The best way for you to contact us is via our website http://www.aviation-academy.fraport.com, where you can find two different contact forms:

  • Send us a message: If you have questions or you would like to tell us something, you can contact us here.
  • Training Enquiry Form: If you are interested in a specific training course or you would like to get an offer, you can contact us here.

You can also contact us directly by e-mail: info@fraport-academy.com.

3. What is Fraport Aviation Academy?

Fraport Aviation Academy was established by Fraport AG and is operated by Fraport Slovenija. It provides theoretical and practical training in all fields of aviation (airport, air traffic control and airline). Fraport Aviation Academy also offers various non-aviation training courses on firefighting, crisis management and soft skills. More about our story can be found here, and more information about our courses can be found on our website under the Academy Services menu.

4. Which training courses do you offer?

We offer various theoretical and practical training in all fields of aviation (airport, air traffic control and airline). In addition to that Fraport Aviation Academy also offers non-aviation training courses (firefighting, crisis management and soft skills). More information about our training courses can be found on our website under the Academy Services menu.

5. I'm not sure which training course is suitable for me. What should I do?

Before applying for a specific training course first check all the prerequisites, which are listed under each training description on our website and in our brochure. Training courses without perquisites are available to everybody. 

If you are still not sure whether a selected training course is suitable for you, we can offer you support. Contact us by e-mail at info@fraport-academy.com and together we will find a solution.

6. Can I customize my own training?

We offer more training courses than those presented on our website. If you can’t find something suitable, let us know, as we may be able to customize it for you. You can send us your thoughts and requirements via our Training Enquiry Form, which can be found here.

7. Does Fraport Aviation Academy offer online training?

We plan to introduce some online courses by the end of 2019. If you are interested you can subscribe to our newsletter so you can receive the latest information. Subscribe here.

8. What are prerequisites for training at Fraport Aviation Academy?

The training prerequisites are different for each specific training course. For more information on this topic, visit our website, where the courses can be found under the Academy Services menu.

9. What languages are your training courses held in?

Our training courses are generally held in English; however some of them are also available in Slovene, German, Croatian and Serbian. If you are interested in any other languages, we can always arrange a translator. For more information, please contact us.

10. What is duration of your training courses?

The duration of our training courses varies from a few hours to a few weeks, depending on the specific training course. If you decide to have customized training, we can adapt its duration to your wishes. However, keep in mind that some of the licensed training courses cannot be shortened due to legal requirements. For more information you can check out the list of our training courses on the website or send us an e-mail.

11. How much are the courses?

The price depends on the type of training course, the number of participants and the location. To receive more information, please contact us via the Training Enquiry Form on our website, or directly by e-mail: info@fraport-academy.com.

12. Where can I get the latest news about Fraport Aviation Academy?

For the latest news about Fraport Aviation Academy and our services please subscribe to our newsletter. Click here to subscribe.

For photos of already-completed courses, our daily work and interesting news you can also check out our Facebook page, our Instagram profile or our LinkedIn profile.

13. Do you offer any assistance with regard to accommodation

We will be happy to assist you in arranging your accommodation. We are currently partnering with various accommodation providers, who offer services in different price ranges which are all located in the vicinity of our training location. You can choose from listed accommodation providers, or decide on a completely different one – it’s up to you! You can check our accommodation information here.

14. Where are your training courses conducted?

One training facility is located in Frankfurt, Germany, and a second one is being built at Ljubljana Airport, Slovenia. A few training courses are also implemented at the training facilities of the Centre for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief in Slovenia and the training facility at Fraport Twin Star. Since our mock-ups are movable, we can also provide training at other locations, as requested by our clients.

15. How do I apply for training course?

The easiest way to apply for a training course is via the Training Enquiry Form on our website, which can be found here. If you have any special requirements you can also contact us on this e-mail: info@fraport-academy.com.

16. Does Fraport Aviation Academy offer training for individual participants?

Unfortunately this year we can only conduct training courses for groups. Training for individual participants will be introduced at the end of 2019. If you like, you can subscribe to our newsletter and we will let you know about the dates for the following year. Subscribe here.

17. Do I need to bring my own equipment?

The facility will, on request, provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which complies with EN standards (EN 443:2008, EN 659:2003 + A1:2008, EN 469:2005/A1:2006 and EN 13911:2004 standard). However, the facility will not provide training boots, which need to be provided by the clients themselves. For additional information you are more than welcome to contact us via the Form on our website, or by e-mail: info@fraport-academy.com.

18. Will my certificate be internationally recognized?

Yes. All of our training courses are based on the standards and recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the European Safety Agency (EASA), and the American National Association for Fire Safety (NFPA).

19. Which certificates does Fraport Aviation Academy have?

A large number of the training courses provided by Fraport Aviation Academy are approved by the Slovene CAA. Fraport Aviation Academy also possesses the ISO standards (ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 18001:2015).

20. What kinds of standards does Fraport Aviation Academy follow?

Training courses of Aviation Academy follow International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), International Air Transport Association (IATA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) manual and Slovene legislation. In addition to that Fraport Aviation Academy also possesses the ISO standards (ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 18001:2015).