Flybe open MPL programme with L3Harris
Jan06

Flybe open MPL programme with L3Harris

UK regional airline Flybe has Flybe has opened applications to join the airline flying the airline’s ATR72 and Bombardier 8 Q400 aircraft on routes between UK and European destinations. Flybe claims to be the largest independent airline in Europe, carrying eight million passengers a year between 71 airports across the UK and Europe, with over 189 routes across 12 countries. The airline has approximately 2,400 employees. The airline...

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CAE to train more than 1,000 new easyJet Pilots
Jan04

CAE to train more than 1,000 new easyJet Pilots

CAE has signed a long-term exclusive training agreement with easyJet to train more than 1,000 new easyJet cadet pilots on a Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL) programme. CAE will also provide Airbus 320 type rating training and place graduates of CAE’s Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) programme with easyJet. Selected cadets will begin MPL training with CAE in 2020 and upon completion of training, the first graduates will...

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Skyborne selects Etihad Aviation Training for its IndiGo Cadet Pilot Progamme
Jan03

Skyborne selects Etihad Aviation Training for its IndiGo Cadet Pilot Progamme

Skyborne Airline Academy has selected Etihad Aviation Training to conduct the third phase of its IndiGo Cadet Pilot Programme, delivering combined Multi-Crew Cooperation (MCC) and DGCA-approved Type Rating training on the Airbus A320. The 10-week training phase, delivered by Etihad Aviation Training in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will prepare cadets to operate multi-crew jet aircraft, developing their competencies, decision making and...

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British Airways to fund flying lessons for teenagers
Dec30

British Airways to fund flying lessons for teenagers

British Airways has announced that it will fund flying lessons for 200 students across the UK during 2020 to inspire them to reach for the skies. The announcement follows a trial of the programme this year in partnership with The Air League Trust when, in celebration of its centenary, the airline funded lessons for students who would not normally be able to enjoy this experience at Booker Aviation Flying School in High Wycombe. After...

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Airways Aviation group Acquires ESMA
Dec26

Airways Aviation group Acquires ESMA

The Airways Aviation Group has announced the acquisition of ESMA (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers de l’Aéronautique). Established in 1988 and located at Montpellier Mediterranean Airport, ESMA is the largest privately owned multidisciplinary aviation school in Europe. As an established EASA Authorised Training Organisation, ESMA offers a range of European certified courses including Airline Pilot (EASA ATP), Aircraft Maintenance, Cabin...

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ATPL Exams Research Project seeks Volunteers
Dec17

ATPL Exams Research Project seeks Volunteers

Dr Andy Taylor has told FTN that following the strong interest in his research into the relevance and effectiveness of the current ATPL theoretical knowledge examinations, airlines, training organisations, instructors and trainees have offered their support to his work. Dr Taylor told FTN: “Following the success of my conference presentation at the Royal Aeronautical Society in September, and the positive interest it generated from...

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