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Loganair and CRM Aviation Europe partner for APS MCC course
Apr26

Loganair and CRM Aviation Europe partner for APS MCC course

Loganair is partnering with CRM Aviation Europe to offer a new pilot training course that will prepare students for joining the flight crew of a commercial airline. The Airline Pilot Standard Multi-Crew Cooperation (APS MCC) course is focused on teaching candidates how to work as part of a team in the flightdeck. APS MCC is regarded as the gold standard for pilot training, and provides new pilots with the necessary technical and...

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How to strengthen your Aer Lingus Future Pilot application
Mar26

How to strengthen your Aer Lingus Future Pilot application

The Aer Lingus Future Pilot Programme online application is open until the 10 April. To help candidates, Stephen AV8 addresses important eligibility criteria and includes tips to reinforce their application.  Aer Lingus has opened the first phase of the application process for its Future Pilot Programme. The pilot training programme will see successful applications eventually becoming A320 pilots for the Irish flag carrier.  The...

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British Airways opens application process for its Speedbird ‘self-sponsorship’ new pilot career pathway
Feb26

British Airways opens application process for its Speedbird ‘self-sponsorship’ new pilot career pathway

British Airways is now accepting applications for its Speedbird Self-Sponsored Pathway for aspiring pilots. The self-sponsored programme runs jointly with the airline’s fully funded Speedbird programme, with the main difference being successful applicants must pay for training cost. Candidates who are training at one of British Airways approved training organisations (ATO) including FTEJerez, L3 Harris, Leading Edge or Skyborne, can...

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Airline pilot salaries: how much do pilots earn?
Feb20

Airline pilot salaries: how much do pilots earn?

What does a commercial airline pilot’s salary look like? According to ThePilotGuys it is known that some US pilots earn above $700K annually; figure that could well increase by 40% as a result of the post-pandemic pilot shortage. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics, claim that the median salary for Captains, First-Officers and Second-officers including Flight Engineers is about $203,010 as of 2021. In 2023, it has been possible to...

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British Airways Speedbird Academy to return this year
Feb14

British Airways Speedbird Academy to return this year

BA recruitment team members Lucy Sylvester and Suzy Morgan confirmed the return of the airline’s Speedbird Academy in 2024 in a recent interview with FLYER Livestream.  During the interview, which featured insights into Suzy’s career from gliders to captaining the Boeing 777 for British Airways, the pair confirmed the return of the hugely successful Speedbird Academy after it launched in 2023. The 2023 Academy application process saw...

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