Tag: Pilot training

HKIAA and HKMU jointly introduce Hong Kong’s first BBA (Hons) degree programme with pilot training

The Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (HKIAA) and Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) today signed a collaborative agreement to introduce a programme leading to a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree that incorporates commercial pilot training, the first such programme in Hon...

Wizz Air to implement two new pilot training solutions

Wizz Air has become the first airline to implement both the Mobile Airbus Training experience (MATe) suite and Virtual Procedure Trainer (VPT) technology for pilot training. The integration of both training solutions at Wizz Air’s training centre in Budapest will support pilots undergoing recur...

EFTA’s 58 new graduates pilot nation’s aviation ambitions

Today, 58 cadet pilots graduated from Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) after months of rigorous training – on the ground and in the skies. EFTA’s fourth graduation was yet another milestone for the aviation industry, given the shortage of skilled pilots, and the celebrations were attende...

Ethiopian Aviation University graduates more than 600 aviation professionals

Ethiopian Aviation University, the largest aviation center of excellence in Africa, graduates 627 aviation professionals in a ceremony held at the newly upgraded Ethiopian Aviation University. The graduates were trainees in the University’s Pilot, Aircraft Maintenance Technician, Cabin Crew &...

British Airways to fund training costs of 60 prospective pilots

PROSPECTIVE pilots can from today apply for a place on a new British Airways scheme that will see the £100,000 cost of their training covered entirely by the airline. The national flag carrier’s Speedbird Pilot Academy programme will lift the previously prohibitive cost barrier of training to ...

CAE signs 10-year pilot training agreement with Batik Air

Global aviation training leader, CAE, today announced at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium (APATS) that it has secured a 10-year pilot training agreement with Batik Air. CAE will deploy and operate an advanced B737 MAX full-flight simulator at Batik Air's facility in Kuala Lumpur, ensu...

Ethiopian Graduates over 1500 Aviation Professionals from Seven African Countries

Ethiopian Aviation University, the largest aviation center of excellence in Africa graduates 1,551 aviation professionals in pilot training, aviation maintenance, cabin crew, commercial, and hotel operations professions on August 5, 2023 in a graduation ceremony held at the newly upgraded Ethiopian ...

Aer Lingus relaunches its Future Pilot Training Programme

Aer Lingus has announced that it is reopening its pilot recruitment drive spanning the next five years. The airline is offering 90 aspiring pilots a unique opportunity to realise their ambitions and become a pilot of tomorrow for the airline. This is the first time since 2019 that the Company ...

Boeing, CAE to Collaborate on Pilot Training to Enhance Aviation Safety

Boeing and CAE have signed an agreement through which CAE will become a Boeing Authorized Training Provider and the first to offer Boeing’s Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) curriculum. With this arrangement, Boeing and CAE will expand accessibility to high-quality, innovative fli...

Aviation Academy’s Pilot Training Programme Leverages Home-Based Carrier Support

A new commercial airline pilot training programme organised by the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (HKIAA) is expected to be launched later this year upon receiving approval from the Civil Aviation Department (CAD). HKIAA is currently seeking approval from CAD for CAD509(A) Flying Traini...

Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University sign Cadet Pilot programme agreement

Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today signed a three-year agreement to collaborate on a new integrated course for Cathay Pacific’s Cadet Pilot training programme that will cultivate local aviation industry talent and develop Hong Kong as a hub for aviation training....

16 students graduate airBaltic Pilot Academy

On May 16, 2022, 16 students graduated from the Latvian airline’s airBaltic Pilot Academy, receiving a commercial pilot license upon completion of the full-time airline transport pilot program. In addition, already the 12th group of nine students began their professional pilot studies. Trans...

Airbus inaugurates new campus to train the pilots of tomorrow

Airbus Flight Academy Europe (AFAE), a 100% subsidiary of Airbus, has inaugurated a new campus, in Angoulême, South-West France. During the ceremony, Airbus confirmed that Volotea, the Barcelona-based airline, is the first to recruit its Airbus pilot cadets. The move by Volotea to recruit ele...

United aims to quadruple the size of its fleet of training aircraft

United Aviate Academy today announced that it aims to potentially quadruple the size of its fleet of training aircraft, in response to the surge of applications to the country's only flight school owned by a major airline. The Academy will add 25 new, state-of-the art Cirrus TRAC SR20 training ai...

Norse Atlantic Airways launches Cadet Program with OSM Aviation Academy

Norse Atlantic Airways and OSM Aviation Academy have agreed to work together to launch a cadet program that will prepare the flight academy’s students for a future career at the new long-haul airline. Norse will take to the skies in the second quarter of 2022 and will operate affordable flights...

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