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FTEJerez to celebrate 25 years by hosing Alumni Celebration

Pilot training academy FTEJerez has announced that it will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this May in Jerez, southern Spain. Since having relocated from Prestwick, Scotland in 1999 to sunnier climes, the school reports that it has graduated over 3,000 pilots through its various training programmes and has recently commenced its 250th training course. To mark the occasion, FTE is hosting an Alumni Celebration at the Atalaya Museum...

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Leicester Airport to host 2024 LAA Rally
Feb22

Leicester Airport to host 2024 LAA Rally

The Light Aircraft Association’s (LAA) annual Rally is due to return in 2024, taking place at Leicester Airport, a little over 40 years since it was last held at the midlands airport. Commenting on the Rally’s return, which had been limited to a ‘Grass Roots’ fly-in for the last couple of years, LAA CEO Simon Tilling said, “I am very pleased to announce that, following agreement with the airport management team yesterday, the 2024 LAA...

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RAeS Careers in Aerospace & Aviation Live event dates announced
Oct20

RAeS Careers in Aerospace & Aviation Live event dates announced

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) has announced the dates for its 2023 Careers in Aerospace and Aviation LIVE recruitment fair. The event is open to everyone from students, apprentices and graduates, to experienced professionals and service leavers looking to make their next career move. The RAeS 2023 recruitment fair, Careers in Aerospace and Aviation LIVE, is dedicated to aerospace, aviation and space, and is taking place on the...

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easyJet launches its first Summer Flight School for children
Aug17

easyJet launches its first Summer Flight School for children

UK low-cost carrier easyJet has announced that it is launching a new Summer Flight School, to combat persistent gendered stereotypes of pilot and cabin crew jobs and inspire more young people to consider a career in aviation. The Summer Flight School takes off from 21 August at easyJet’s London Gatwick training centre and places can be booked online for free at easyJet.  As new research by the airline reveals around four in ten...

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ICAO Global Aviation Gender Equality Survey
Jun06

ICAO Global Aviation Gender Equality Survey

A survey by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on the status of licensed aviation personnel by gender reveals a small increase in women holding positions as pilots, air traffic controllers, and maintenance technicians has increased from 4.5% globally in 2016, to 4.9% in 2021. The percentage of women pilots in service increased from 3.6% to 4.0% globally, with the highest increases being observed in the Asia Pacific...

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April 2023: Dates for your Diary
Mar25

April 2023: Dates for your Diary

A look ahead to notable dates and deadlines for April 2023: Saturday 1 April: Private Flyer Ireland Weston Airport, 30 mins from Dublin City Centre. “An exciting family-friendly showcase of the best that General Aviation has to offer.” Co-located with the Irish Golf Show, with free parking available onsite. Event scheduled from 10:00 – 17:00. Online tickets available via this link and more info here. Saturday 8...

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