Massey University aviation graduate profiles

Bachelor of Aviation (Air Transport Pilot)

Greg White
JETSTAR FIRST OFFICER

After working in Australia for a skydiving company Greg is now a first officer with the Jetstar airline in New Zealand.

Stephany Tarileo

Stephany is only the second woman to ever become an airline pilot in Vanuatu. Stephany set out to make a point that even her family didn’t think she could achieve.

Arjun Jethmal

“Massey University Flight Instructors are very approachable and are always willing to teach you or help you grow to become a better pilot and better person.”

CHRISTOPHER DEAN

"Since graduating I've moved to the Top End of Australia. I've flown for a couple of skydive operators in and around Darwin. I'm now flying for Katherine Aviation, a charter and scenic operator."

Bachelor of Aviation Management

Woody Andrew
Aviation Consultant - Airbiz

"Massey is the only provider of the Bachelor of Aviation Management in New Zealand. It has a more approachable vibe than other unis and as the classes I took were smaller, I was able to get a great deal of interaction with the lecturers."

HADRI HASHIM
CADET PILOT SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES

"The Bachelor of Aviation Management was truly my calling. Papers like Air Crash Investigation and Airport Planning made me excited knowing that now I was going to be formally educated by professionals (most of whom have a wealth of industry experience)."

IZZAZ DEAN
Airfield Operations Officer, Auckland International Airport

Izzaz says the BAvMan provided him with a broad range of knowledge about airports, airlines, aviation regulations and human factors, so he was initially unsure in which area of the aviation industry he wanted to work.

Jess Klitscher
FLIGHT CENTRE ATTENDANT, Hawker PacifiC, USA

"Enrolling in Massey University’s Bachelor of Aviation Management was the best decision I ever made."


Master of Aviation

Tim Graham
australian civil aviation authority
Master of aviation

"With ever-increasing education inflation, a master’s degree would help me stand out from the crowd and give me a longer-term investment in myself."

AMBER BRIERLY
Signature Flight Support, USA
Master of Aviation

"The BAvMan gave me an insight into the aviation industry including hands-on experience within the industry.I am now working towards my Master of Aviation (Professional Practice)."

Jason Skeggs,Massey graduate, standing in front of Pegasus Base sign in Antarctica

JASON SKEGGS
NZ DEFENCE FORCE
Master of aviation

Jason sees the papers offered in the MAv (Professional Practice) as being relevant to his current role and enables him to gain a strategic view.

International aviation students

Lkhagvasuren Togtokhbayar sitting in his office at the Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority

Lkhagvasuren Togtokhbayar
DIRECTOR GENERAL, MONGOLIAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
MASTER OF AVIATION

I was immediately able to apply the skills and knowledge I learned at Massey to my work and they were a real boost to my professional career. In 2012 I was promoted to General Manager of the Aviation Safety and Regulations Department of CAAM.

Chuo Sheng Leong standing in front of AAPA sign

chuo shenG LEONG
Industry Affairs, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
BAVMAN (HONS)

Since graduating in 2010 Chuo-Sheng Leong has enjoyed a varied career in the aviation industry, starting work with Korean Air Lines at their Southeast Asia & Oceania Regional Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on March 2011.

Massey University aviation PhD student Martina Daskova

Martina Daskova
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT, SLOVAKIA
PHD AVIATION

"The Massey School of Aviation provides the best place for my research with its high standard of education and aviation industry experts who are easy to approach and always provide me the best help of every kind."

Mohammad Alsumairi

Mohammad AlsumairI
GULF STATES
BAvMan

Aviation has always been my passion and I wanted to get into the aviation industry with a great knowledge of the important aspects affecting this industry, so I decided to do my Bachelor and Master degree in Aviation Management at Massey University in New Zealand.

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