Category: AVIATION TRAINING

Lufthansa Streamlines Pilot Training Within “ReNew” Framework

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa is streamlining and restructuring its pilot training program with a „ReNew“ framework. The program is designed based on a campus model that prospective pilots will follow. In Wednesday’s announcement, Lufthansa Group’s COO, Dr. Detlaf Kayser, said, “During the greatest crisis in global aviation, we have to put everything at the Lufthansa Group to the […]

Area 100 KSA: New Paradigm in Pilot Training ATOs have to Adopt
Area 100 KSA: New Paradigm in Pilot Training ATOs have to Adopt

Reading Time: 4 minutes Area 100 KSA is a new philosophy in pilot training that concentrates on moving away from fact-based education towards competency-based training and assessment (CBTA). The new holistic approach to pilot training aims to develop and assess pilots’ Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes (KSA) from day one at ground school and underlay the whole theoretical knowledge training […]

Boeing 737 MAX recertified: Pilot Training Requirements

Reading Time: 7 minutes It is “the most scrutinized, most audited aircraft in history” – this is how Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s CEO, called the Boeing 737 MAX. In less than no time, the most demanded aircraft in history turned into an investigation object by aviation safety regulators worldwide. Almost two years of Boeing 737 MAX grounding, extensive works on […]

Instructor-led Pilot Training: Online or Face-to-Face?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Online training has been on the rise lately due to the circumstances the worldwide pandemic has put us all in. Approved training organizations (ATOs) must have walked a more winding road than other academic institutions and businesses to start training their students remotely as it was subject to CAA’s approval in the first place. In […]

Top 5 Things Airlines Look for in a Training Provider

Reading Time: 5 minutes Pilots’ qualifications and where they are acquired determine many different things: the airline’s safety rating and reputation, the regulatory compliance level, their pilots’ job satisfaction level, and last but not least, the airline’s ability to cut costs without compromising the quality of purchased services. The article below outlines the top 5 most essential factors airlines […]

Brand-new BAA Training Spain Starts Its Operations

Reading Time: 3 minutes The first brand-new Airbus A320ceo Full Flight Simulator (FFS) starts being assembled this week, which will mark the beginning of BAA Training Spain operations. After all of the preparational works and auditing procedures are finalized, the FFS will be ready for training in March this year. The first groups of Type Rating pilot students will […]

Delta Airlines to Return 400 Pilots to Active Flying Status

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although air travel demand is still far below what it was before the pandemic outbreak, Delta is preparing for the recovery due to the vaccination rollout. The airline is planning to bring back 400 junior pilots to full flying status by the summer. “We’re excited to be able to offer 400 full-time pilot positions now, […]

BAA Training Vietnam And Vietravel Airlines Sign A Long-term Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aviation training centre BAA Training Vietnam and newly established Vietravel Airlines have recently signed a long-term partnership agreement.  BAA Training Vietnam has committed to the startup airline Vietravel, controlled by Vietnam’s leading tour operator Vietravel, to provide wet and dry Airbus A320 full-flight simulator lease services. The first students occupy the Airbus A320 full-flight simulator […]

Private Pilot Can Reduce Flight Expenses By Sharing Costs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Although piloting for commercial purposes and earning profit is out of the Private Pilot Licence (PPL) scope, there are other financial prerogatives a private pilot might want to consider. According to EASA, it is fully legal to share flight costs with passengers in non-complex aircraft having no more than six people on board. This way, a pilot can alleviate their […]

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. […]