Tag: Ab Initio

Airbus in Partnership with EAM Launches Pilot Cadet Training Programme

Reading Time: 1 minute In its latest Global Services Forecast, Airbus predicts that a total of 540,000 new pilots will be needed over the next two decades. To help meet this demand, it is launching the Airbus Pilot Cadet Training Programme to include ab initio training. The programme is being launched in partnership with Escuela de Aviacion Mexico, located near […]

BAA Training Invests over 1.2M EUR into Ab Initio Training Equipment

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training, one of the biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, is expanding its Ab Initio flight school capacity by investing over 1.2M EUR into new learning material and equipment. Recently, the Academy has purchased 4 new aircraft, two Cessna 172 and two Tecnam T2002, which are expected to join the fleet currently consisting […]

BAA Training To Prepare Over 650 New Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, announces that more than 650 future pilots will enrol on BAA Training’s Ab Initio programmes until the end of 2021. Recently, BAA Training has launched five new cadet programmes. Partnership agreements to support future talents were signed with Wizz Air, Lao Skyway, Small […]

Austrian Airlines Again Looking to Hire 100 New Pilots in 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Austrian Airlines will have hired a total of 145 new male and female pilots before the end of 2016. Moreover, it is searching for 100 pilots for the year 2017. The additional need for young pilots is related to the retraining drive triggered by the integration of 17 Embraer jets to replace the previous 21 […]

New Flight Crew Recruitment and Screening Solution to Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the Germanwings tragedy, and in the light of an EASA Task Force recommends that ‘all airline pilots should undergo psychological evaluation as part of training or before entering service’ Resource Group has adapted its services to best support clients, providing the tools they need to recruit and retain pilots. Resource Group’s ADAPT system provides […]

How JetBlue Is Filling Demand For Pilots

Reading Time: 5 minutes Given pilot shortage forecasts, a new ab initio hiring program launched by a US airline is going to be watched closely. New York-based JetBlue Airways’ Gateway Select program inducted its first class of cadets late this summer. One of seven dedicated pipelines leading to the JetBlue cockpit, Gateway Select is the first modern example of […]

JetBlue Now Taking Ab Initio Applications

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jet Blue has launched an ab initio training program that it hopes will help to diversify its hiring pool and also give the company control over a pilot’s training from start to finish. The four-year program, which has been in the works since last year, is now accepting online applicants, at a cost of $125,000. […]