Commercial Pilot's Licence (CPL) Conversion

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Commercial Pilot's Licence (CPL) Conversion

Who should attend

Hong Kong residents who hold self-financed foreign Commercial Pilot’s Licences (CPL) and plan to join the local airlines

2023 Q3 English
Commercial Pilot's Licence (CPL) Conversion

This six-month programme aims to prepare trainees to convert their Commercial Pilot’s Licences (CPL) 
for employment with local carriers.
It provides each individual with customised training for the conversion between a foreign 
professional pilot’s licence and a Hong Kong licence. The syllabus includes but is not limited to 
acquiring minimum flying experience and theoretical knowledge examinations, to meet the entry 
requirements of local airlines. 



  • HKIAA will evaluate, test and assess individuals’ suitability for license conversion.
  • Type rating and line training will not be included in this course as they are to be provided by employers.
  • The status of the programme is subject to the final approval of the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department.