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Bristol Groundschool scholarships to launch at PCL London
Oct16

Bristol Groundschool scholarships to launch at PCL London

Bristol Groundschool has announced that it is running a scholarship competition at the Pilot Careers Live event being held on 04 November at Heathrow. On 04 November Bristol Groundschool (BGS) is set to make a significant impact with its scholarship competition that could help kickstart the careers of two aspiring aviators. The competition offers the opportunity for attendees to win a 50% scholarship on the course of their choice with...

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British Airways’ fully funded pilot programme now open
Sep20

British Airways’ fully funded pilot programme now open

Hopefuls for the British Airways Speedbird Pilot Academy programme must submit their completed applications by the 25 September. The online application process leaves aspiring candidates with just days to complete the important online tests and forms to have the opportunity to become a British Airways pilot. The creation of the British Airways Speedbird Pilot Academy programme eliminates the high entry cost when choosing a...

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Industry calls on government to enact student funding protection
Jun23

Industry calls on government to enact student funding protection

Industry associations are calling on government to enact financial protection measures to prevent students from losing their training investment in the event of a flying school folding. Following the recent demise of two large Approved Training Organisations (ATOs), Tayside Aviation and FTA-Global, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), Bristol Groundschool, Wings Alliance and Seager Publishing have written a joint letter to...

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Administrators appointed at Tayside Aviation
Apr21

Administrators appointed at Tayside Aviation

Tayside Aviation appointed Interpath Advisory as administrators on 20 April 2023. A statement from the Interpath Advisory said: “Despite the significant efforts of the shareholder and directors who explored various funding and sale options, cashflow pressures have intensified, resulting in the directors having no option but to take the very difficult decision to seek the appointment of the Joint Administrators. The business has...

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Ethiopian Airlines announce a second training centre in Hawassa
Feb12

Ethiopian Airlines announce a second training centre in Hawassa

The largest aviation group in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines Group, has recently announced its intention to open a new aviation training centre in the Ethiopian city of Hawassa. This second facility will join the Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA)’s existing training centre in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, allowing the academy to “accommodate more trainees”. As well as offering aviation-specific courses – including pilot, cabin crew...

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