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Institut Aéronautique et Spatial

Date of becoming Industry Partner in AACO: 2008

Established in January 1980 and based in Toulouse, IAS is the French Aerospace Industry’s international professional training agency.

IAS mission is to design and implement training solutions and services dedicated to foreign professionals operating in the aeronautic and space sector, as partners, customers, prospects and/or providers of the French industry.

Whether based upon the schools’ academic training programs or tailor-made by IAS, these solutions leverage the know-how of IAS educational partners and the expertise of its industrial lecturers coming from leading players such as Airbus Group, Thales Group, Dassault Aviation, and Safran Group.

IAS can build upon its location in Toulouse (close proximity to ISAE, ENAC, CNES and the future Toulouse Aerospace Technoparc), and its strong international network.

IAS fast facts:

  • more than 3,700 professionals from more than 102 countries trained to date,
  • customer portfolio of over 150 leading players in the aeronautic and space industry,
  • more than 10 training sessions per year,
  • 2017 turnover: 3.6 million Euros,
  • permanent staff: 14 (as of end 2016) working in three teams: Management, Business Development, and Operations.


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Regional Main Contact

Name: Mr. Etienne Fleury
Position: Key Account Manager
Telephone: +33 5 62 17 33 85
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