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Marwan M. Atalla

Founder & CEO

Marwan M. Atalla is the founder and the CEO of Ayla Aviation Academy, based in Aqaba, Jordan.  Ayla is the first UK CAA approved Academy in the Middle East, and has graduated over 800 cadets since it was founded in 2006.


Marwan completed his O-Levels and A-Levels at Frensham Heights School in the Surrey, UK, and his Bachelor’s Degree at Ashland University in Ohio, USA.


Marwan is the director of Near East Group, a family owned real estate company with investments in London, UK; and Houston, Texas, USA.


Marwan holds Private Pilots’ License with an Instrument Rating.

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