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BAA Training continues spreading its name over the map of aviation training world. Aviation training center based in Northern Europe is expanding its services to the Middle East market by establishing BAA Training UAE training base.
In cooperation with strategic partners, the aviation training centre Pier 7 Aviation, BAA Training UAE is ready to provide Type Rating and Cabin Crew training, full flight simulator dry or wet lease services. The new location of Boeing 737 CL and Airbus A320 full flight simulators complements 26 existing ones where BAA Training can provide aviation training.
Throughout the past year BAA Training has been focused on business development in Asia and Asia-Pacific as the aviation personnel shortage in these regions is continuing to rise. The academy has also acquired approvals for pilot training from Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, and Seychelles authorities. In additional, the focus on North African region was enhanced.
According to aircraft manufacturers, Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East are the fastest growing domestic aviation markets globally.
“Both companies managed to find the needed synergy allowing implementing long-term plans and this is an exciting and encouraging development for BAA Training. The ideal location at the junction between Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia gives Sharjah an advantage and allows BAA Training to offer even better solutions in the region.”
“BAA Training UAE aviation academy is the type of facility which will help to build up the talent pool of aircraft personnel essential for the growing aviation sector,” comments Egle Vaitkeviciute, CEO of BAA Training.
BAA Training UAE is located at the Pier 7 Aviation headquarters in Sharjah, where at the moment two EASA certified full flight simulators are set: Boeing 737 CL and Airbus A320. All aviation training and local clients’ support – transportation and accommodation – are ensured on Sharjah location. A wide range of aviation services enables both companies to guarantee a tailored, flexible and highly-responsive service to suit everyone’s needs.
“It takes time and effort to build a stable platform in aviation field. However, it is easier with a strategic partner. The ambition to grow and synergy between both companies encourages us to work with BAA Training. Customer focus is and will be the main objective of our common project,” notices Kevin Brent, the CEO of Pier 7 Aviation.
BAA Training UAE aviation training base is already operating at its full capacity. To express your dry/wet lease, pilot, cabin crew or ground handling needs in Asia, Pacific, MENA or South Africa regions feel free to contact a BAA Training representative at [email protected]