SAPPHIRE INTERNATIONAL AVIATION ACADEMY was established to cater to the growing worldwide demand for aviation professionals.  With its high literacy rate and proficiency in the English language, the Philippines is now virtually the aviation training center of Asia and the far East. Many student from various countries all over the world - India, Indonesia, Nepal, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Nigeria - have been coming to the Philippines to enroll in aviation courses.

An estimated 19,000 new, lighter and more fuel-efficient large passenger and cargo aircraft scheduled to be put in service between 2008 and 2020 will create a worldwide demand for at least 600,000 new aviation manintenance professionals, and 1,000,000 cabin crew all over the world, particularly, in Asia and its neighboring regions, giving aviation schools their reason for being.