Category: AVIATION TRAINING

IATA appoints a new director-general – Willie Walsh

Reading Time: 2 minutes Willy Walsh, the former chief executive of IAG, is set to become a new director of IATA. Walsh is taking over the role of Alexandre de Juniac on 31st March 2021. The former Air France-KLM chairman De Juniac informed everyone about his decision to leave well in advance to allow for a smooth responsibilities transition. […]

BAA Training Selects L3Harris Technologies to Manufacture New FTDs

Reading Time: 2 minutes L3Harris Technologies has been selected by BAA Training to supply eight new flight training devices (FTDs) to further support BAA Training’s expansion program. L3Harris will install the new FTDs at BAA Training’s locations across Europe and Asia from 2021. The agreement builds on the purchase of full flight simulators (FFS) announced in March 2020. The […]

New CEO Appointed To Lead Pilot Training Centre – BAA Training China

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mr. Vytautas Ledakas is the newly appointed CEO of BAA Training China – a modern aviation training centre planned to be equipped with six full-flight simulators (FFS) and part of a Joint Venture (JV) established in 2019 by Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment […]

The Flight Academy of The Lufthansa Group Holds Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus pandemic has an immense impact on the aviation sector,  and today affects the European Flight Academy belonging to the Lufthansa Group. The flight school announced that all the training operations are on hold, as a conservative estimate until December 31st, 2020. The European Flight Academy also has informed that no further recruiting steps […]

BAA Training Vietnam Turns One: Road to Success in Asia

Reading Time: 3 minutes BAA Training Vietnam, the first and only independent aviation training provider in the country celebrates its first anniversary. 19 September, 2019, marked the official beginning of BAA Training Vietnam operations as the training centre received the certificate of Approved Training Organisation (ATO) issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV). It has been a […]

Where to Have Boeing 737 MAX Training in Europe?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lifting Boeing 737 MAX aircraft off the ground, following the rigorous flight tests and re-certification stages, could be eventually spotted. However, prior to planes getting back in the air, what about training for pilots? Before the grounding of these aircraft took place, no separate simulator training for already 737 type-rated pilots was required. After doing […]

ATPL vs CPL: Differences Between Two Pilot Training Pathways

Reading Time: 4 minutes Study options and choice of studies is usually a process involving in-depth research, isn’t it? Most probably former students will nod in agreement, while future students could keep it as a useful tip. Especially, the choice could be difficult when two similar programs, offering the same final result, are at your disposal. This is the […]

New Pilot Training Centre in Spain to Have Boeing 737 MAX FFS

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, is going forward with expansion in Spain. A global aviation training provider is establishing a 5300-square-meter training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. Notably, the new facility will become a home to Boeing 737 NG, Airbus A320ceo/neo and a new […]

Eighth Diamond Aircraft Reaches airBaltic Pilot Academy

Reading Time: < 1 minute airBaltic Pilot Academy has announced about the expansion of the training fleet with already the eighth Diamond Aircraft. The delivery followed certification to establish an Authorized Service Centre for Diamond Aircraft at its base in Liepaja International Airport. The training provider expects to receive additional two single-engine DA40 NG training aircraft from Diamond Aircraft in […]

Now is the Time for the Vietnamese to Do Type Rating. Why?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The way aviation in Vietnam is bouncing back is remarkable. Almost fully restored internal links, airports full of passengers anticipating local flights. Even with closed borders, the country is accurately navigating out of the crisis. Asia was the first region to feel the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, no surprise that IATA predicts the […]