Call us for a free telephone consultation: +852 8179 9295

Email us for further enquires: info@aviationenglish.com

Selected courses are pre-approved as MATF (Maritime and Aviation Training Fund) reimbursable up to $18,000HKD.


All units feature radiotelephony / listening practice in an aviation context.


Classes are offered 7 days per week in Hong Kong.


All of our teachers are suitably qualified and have relevant aviation experience, e.g. pilots, aircraft engineers and ATCs


As a training provider AEA is not directly involved in ICAO testing, so there is no chance of your results being held invalid because of conflict of interest.

This week's Supplementary Classes in Hong Kong

Student Feedback and Testimonials

2015-12-13, 14:16
​"My English has really improved a lot. I really like the workshops. I can really feel my English has improved."
Isaac Wong
Cathay Pacific Airways
2015-12-13, 14:23
"Hi Michael, I passed the ICAO retest. Thank you for your great help in the last year"
Cathay Pacific Airways
2015-12-13, 14:48
"Hi Michael I passed the ICAO. I'm going for FG next week"
Hugo Chan
2017-12-02, 22:10
A big thanks to you!!!
Ronald Lee
2015-12-13, 14:16
"Thank you Michael! I passed the ICAO test but don't know the score yet"
Cathay Pacific Airways
2015-12-13, 14:29
"I got the call today and I'm in! Yea big thanks for helping me through. CP5X. Again thank you Michael and Brendan"
Vincent Leung
2015-12-13, 14:26
"The assessor assured me I passed but had to listen the entire test again to tell the level of my English. She said if I do more training I can get a 6 in some areas"
2015-12-13, 14:36
"Thanks for your teaching. I am glad to be your student" Monica
Cristiano Pagani
Hong Kong Express
2015-12-13, 14:18
"Hi Michael! I gave my friend your number so he can train with you. About the ICAO test, I passed, ICAO level 4! I'm doing my first flight on 4th August"
Kam Wa Hung
Cathay Pacific Airways
2015-12-13, 15:01
"I passed."
Gaelle Petit Jean
Hong Kong Express
2015-12-13, 14:08
"I don't have the results yet but the guy told me level 4 for sure and possibly level 5." Gaelle
Alex Law
2017-12-23, 22:05
I got level 4 in structure and pronunciation, the others are 5. Your lessons and feedback really help.
Ricky Tso
Cathay Pacific Airways
2015-12-13, 14:22
"Hi Michael, I have made it. Thank you for teaching Aviation English. I really appreciate the support from you, and the AEA teachers!!! I'll be leaving in April. I'll definitely come back and do more Aviation English with you in the future"
Bruno Yuen
2017-06-01, 22:21
Michael!!!!! I made it. I am very happy!!!! I will still need to improve my pronunciation. I have no idea how I got a 6 for structure. I just said some simple sentence la. I will keep doing my best to improve. I owe you a big thanks, really you … read more
Hong Kong Express
2015-12-13, 14:46
"Everything was nice! I did everything and also the medical today. Thank you for your help!"
Edward Leung
Cathay Pacific Airways
2015-12-13, 14:27
"Just received a call. It's a 4 with comprehension 5. I'll be flying again soon"
Cathay Pacific Airways
2015-12-13, 14:24
"I passed the flight grading and I'm in CP57. I'll leave for Adelaide in June"
2015-12-13, 14:28
"I don't know my grades yet, but if my Cathay spy is right I got many 5s and one 4, so I'm sure I will see you again. "
Daniel Chak
2015-12-13, 14:17
"Thanks for your help. I got just one level 4 and all the others were 5. I'll continue to improve and try harder in my next retest"
Rodrigo Marocco
Hong Kong Express
2015-12-13, 14:31
"Thanks for your help Michael. The teachers were fantastic. I'm a little bit disappointed with my performance. I know that I could do much better. Anyway this is part of the ICAO test game. Let's keep in touch"

ICAO Aviation English for Air Traffic Controllers

icao-ae-for-atcbanner ICAO Aviation English for Air Traffic Controllers

ATCs are subject to the same English proficiency requirements as pilots. English proficiency is very important in aviation and as a controller you should develop your English beyond the requirements of an ICAO English test.  Even if you have studied overseas in English speaking countries for many years, or passed an ICAO English test already - improving your English is a lifelong task.

Develop a HIGH LEVEL OF PROFICIENCY in Aviation English

Aviation English Asia Ltd offer the ICAO Aviation English for ATCs course to help you achieve both success in your career and safety in the air.

ICAO Aviation English for ATCs is suitable for you are already employed as an Air Traffic Control Officer or if you want to apply for a position as a student ATC and want to improve your English.   This course is more effective, more economical and more enjoyable than other English courses because it gives you intense practice of key language skills and vocabulary that you need for a career as an ATC.

The communication strategies taught by Aviation English Asia are designed to give you intense practice of all the English language skills needed in aviation.

Each unit gives you practice of the following ICAO test key skills:ICAO listening comprehension

  • Pronunciation - advanced techniques to correct your pronunciation
  • Vocabulary - develop a wide aviation, technical, non-routine and general vocabulary and paraphrasing skills
  • Structure - improve your grammar with effective drills and activities
  • Comprehension - listening and reading comprehension - specific to aviation
  • Fluency - organise your thoughts and ideas and express yourself clearly
  • Interaction - learn to respond appropriately in routine and non-routine situations


The Aviation English for ATCs course features all of the grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension and fluency practice of a General English course, with the added advantage of giving you practice of the language needed for your career.  This will help you stay motivated and you will enjoy learning English more because you have a clear objective.

Benefits of the ICAO Aviation English for Air Traffic Controllers course

  • You will have better pronunciation - with our unique exercises and drills.
  • You will be able to use grammar more accurately.
  • You will develop a wider vocabulary.
  • You will be able to understand different accents, phrasal verbs, idioms and slang.
  • You will be able to clearly report and respond to non-routine situations.
  • You will be able to deliver accurate reports about malfunctions and unexpected events.
  • You will be able to understand radio transmissions by English speakers with unusual accents
  • You will be a safer ATC - with a wide range of vocabulary for unexpected situations.
  • You will be able to interact and respond to questions correctly.
  • You will be able to PARAPHRASE if other people don't recognise your vocabulary or pronunciation.
  • You will reinforce your technical knowledge - if you think you know everything about aviation, you still need to be able to express it clearly.
  • You will meet and learn from other aviation professionals.
  • You will have better general English too.


We make it easy for you to improve your English

Learning English with AEA is easy and enjoyable - no other course provider provides the same level of support as Aviation English Asia.

  • Professional Aviation English Teachers familiar with many different types of ICAO English test
  • Course fulfils the ICAO language proficiency requirements
  • Additional learning materials and resources
  • Access to our online community
  • Flexible class times (daytime/evening/weekend)
  • Flexible study schedules
  • Flexible options for payment of course fees
  • Classes held in a convenient location in Central, Sheung Wan or Jordan
  • Aviation Weekend Workshops

Learn from PROFESSIONAL Aviation English Teachers & airline pilot instructors

  • 100% Qualified Native English Teachers - previously holding senior positions at major language centres and universities
  • Teachers are supported by Subject Matter Experts - commercial pilots with major airlines - ALSO Native English Teachers
  • Teachers are members of the College of Teachers, established under Royal Charter in the UK.
  • Teachers are passionate about aviation, and want to see you succeed.
  • Course designed by a Cambridge examiner / university lecturer with an MA in Applied Linguistics
  • Course has thousands of hours of development time

The ICAO Aviation English for Air Traffic Controllers course is proven to be effective

English for ATCs

Please note that improving your English takes time and although intensive study has been proven to be effective it is unlikely that you will jump complete ICAO levels in just a few weeks. Therefore we recommend that you start improving your English early.

The complete course consists of 100 units in total. Each stage is divided into 10 units.

Aviation English Asia deliver the highest quality and best value English courses available in Hong Kong.  We are motivated by your success and will support you in your English training needs every step of the way.  If you are serious about aviation you need our courses.

For more information please call us or alternatively complete the contact request form to arrange a free consultation.

Call us on:  +852 8179 9295

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Hong Kong

Aviation English Asia has been offering part time and full time courses in Hong Kong since 2009.

All courses are available in Hong Kong. Check the schedule above for details.


ICAO Aviation English, English for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, Technicians and Mechanics, and English for Flight Attendants are available in Taipei, Tainan and Kaosiung.


Aviation English Asia has been offering part time courses in Vietnam since 2014.

All courses are available in Vietnam - typically every 8 weeks, or by special arrangement.

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