Tag: pilot training

IndiGo Chooses Training Partner for Its Cadet Pilot Program

Reading Time: 1 minute IndiGo, an Indian low-cost airline, announced it has chosen Insight Aviation as a partner for selection and training of future IndiGo pilots. The largest airline in India by passengers carried and fleet size as of June 2019, IndiGo is actively getting ready to meet further fleet growth with a sufficient number of professionals. According to […]

CAE to Train Over 700 New Pilots for Southwest Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute CAE announced the launch of a cadet pilot training program where CAE will train more than 700 new professional pilots over the next 10 years for Southwest Airlines’ Destination 225° program at CAE’s aviation academy in Phoenix, Arizona. “Destination 225° will support Southwest Airlines by developing world-class pilots who are ready to fly ‘The Southwest […]

Brand New Aviation Training Centre in Vietnam is Ready to Open

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training Vietnam – a European standard aviation training provider announces the completion of the construction of a brand new modern aviation training centre in Ho Chi Minh city. 3000-square-meter, strategically located 18km from the airport training facility is designed to accommodate 4 full flight simulators and fulfil the need of the professional aviation training […]

CAE Inaugurates New Flight Training Centre in Bogota

Reading Time: 1 minute CAE and Avianca Holdings (Avianca) announced the official opening of a new CAE training centre in Bogota, Colombia.  The milestone event officially marked the start of a 15-year exclusive pilot training agreement between CAE and Avianca Airlines. In addition to Avianca, the centre will offer training services to airlines in the region. “Our Bogota training […]

INTERVIEW | Being an MPL Pilot at Avion Express

Reading Time: 7 minutes Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world, has recently announced the launch of MPL training program by signing the partnership agreement with BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe. Today we are talking to Stasys Viltrakis, Vice President Flight Operations at Avion Express. Mr. Viltrakis […]

Distance Learning – the Source of Knowledge in Your Pocket

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nowadays, almost everything is readily accessible through smart devices connected to the internet. Learning new content has become just a few finger taps away. Aviation training is not an exception of any other type of learning – pilots, cabin crew, fight dispatchers, aircraft technicians and other aviation professionals can choose distance learning courses to upgrade […]

What it Takes to Become an Airline Pilot with MPL?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What does it take to be an airline pilot? Can an individual with as little as 18 months of pilot training become a qualified co-pilot on a relevant aircraft type, for example, Airbus A320 or Boeing B737? The answer to this question is positive. Then you might ask the following question: how could a young […]

VR Simulators – The Future of Pilot Training?

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is no doubt that flight simulators have been a useful tool for pilots who need to learn how to fly. While there are countless benefits, there are also some concerns regarding the fact that the pilots know that they are not really in the air. In other words, and unlike real life if they […]

Pilot-Hungry Airlines Struggle with Global Pilot Shortage

Reading Time: 4 minutes Airlines are facing an increasing pilot shortage worldwide. As a result, they are grounding the aircraft and cancelling flights around the globe. What is the real situation? IndiGo, which is India’s largest passenger airline, grounded 10 Airbus A320-neo aircraft and cancels 30 flights per day due to several reasons including pilot shortage. In addition to […]

BAA Training to Invest into Expansion of Its Global FFS Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the continuous news on airlines dealing with a global pilot shortage BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe and part of Avia Solutions Group, announces about the plans to expand its full flight simulators’ fleet with 6 additional units in Europe and Asia. Preliminary investments may reach […]