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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Claiming back VAT on flight training
Mar28

Claiming back VAT on flight training

What, you can claim back VAT on your flight training? You probably don’t believe it. You might be surprised to even read the title, particularly if you perused the article on this topic in a fairly recent report in Flight Training News. You may recall that it stated there, quite clearly, that flying students in the UK had to pay VAT on their commercial flight training, unlike our colleagues in mainland Europe. And, of course,...

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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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Air League launches UK’s first electric aircraft flying scholarships
Mar23

Air League launches UK’s first electric aircraft flying scholarships

The Air League has opened applications for the UK’s first ever electric-powered aircraft scholarships. On offer this year are five 5-hour flying scholarships, to be delivered by Approved Training Organisation (ATO) Saxon Air based at Norwich Airport. In addition to the airborne training, scholars will also receive simulator training time, ground school, and sustainability-focussed workshops. The school will be delivering the flying...

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Air League & BGA host Inclusivity in Aviation Reception
Mar15

Air League & BGA host Inclusivity in Aviation Reception

The Air League and the British Gliding Association jointly hosted an Inclusivity in Aviation Reception, held at the House of Commons, Westminster. The event, sponsored by the University of West London, Lockheed Martin and Draken Europe and supported by Steve Baker MP and Mark Garnier MP, brought together over 200 Air League Members and representatives from across aviation, with the aim of promoting inclusivity within the industry....

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