AELO offers ‘zero training delay’ guarantee
Apr19

AELO offers ‘zero training delay’ guarantee

A Swiss flight training academy has taken the interesting stance of offering its customers a zero training delay guarantee. AELO Swiss Academy, part of the Aero Locarno Group, which operates flight training bases in Switzerland and Italy, has confirmed that it is offering a ‘Zero Delay Guarantee’ for cadets enrolled on commercial pilot training programmes with the academy. “If you do not complete your training in 16 months, you will...

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BNU partners with two Oxford Airport-based flight schools
Feb19

BNU partners with two Oxford Airport-based flight schools

Buckinghamshire New University’s (BNU) Schoolof Aviation and Security has announced the launch of its ATO Preferred Partner programme with Leading Edge Aviation (LEAL) and Pilot Flight Training (PFT), both based at Oxford Airport. BNU describes its Preferred Partner scheme as a quality mark initiative that gives current and perspective BNU pilot degree students further information about the range of choices they can make for their...

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Quality Fly increases fleet as  part of 30% growth target
Feb09

Quality Fly increases fleet as part of 30% growth target

Spanish ATO Quality Fly has announced the pending arrival of four additional Tecnam P2008 aircraft as it aims to ramp up business by 30% in 2024. The order follows the addition of a second Tecnam P2006 twin-engine trainer and two P2008 single-engine trainers in 2023. Quality Fly says the rapid growth is a mark of the success of its integrated EASA ATPL training programme course and is the reason behind its decision to increase its...

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Air League Scholarships opening 29 January 2024
Jan19

Air League Scholarships opening 29 January 2024

The Air League is opening its annual run of aviation scholarships at the end of January, offering the broadest range of scholarships and bursaries in the UK with over 120 opportunities being awarded this year in the fields of powered, gliding, engineering, drone flying, electric aircraft flying, air law, APS MCC and ATPL ground school. On 29 January, the Air League is opening its powered and gliding scholarships, with scholarships for...

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A new benchmark for flight instructor pay?
Dec20

A new benchmark for flight instructor pay?

Since the recovery began from the pandemic and airlines began recruiting hard to operate their aircraft, a shortage of flight instructors has been a growing concern at both PPL and commercial pilot level in Europe (and pretty much everywhere else it seems). This is hardly a new occurrence, with periodic shortages of flight instructors a perennial thorn in the side of the flight training industry. Now, Gloucester-based Skyborne Airline...

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