New training programme from Wizz Air helps cabin crew to become pilots
July 21, 2020 Airlines

New training programme from Wizz Air helps cabin crew to become pilots

A new training programme from Wizz Air, the budget European airline based in Hungary, is helping cabin crew fulfil their dreams of becoming pilots.The Cabin Crew to Captain programme offers travel, accommodation and financial support...

Survey The number of re-takes in ATPL exams matters
July 3, 2020 Airlines

Survey: The number of re-takes in ATPL exams matters

There have always been different opinions on how important ATPL exams results are for getting a job as a commercial pilot. So, we’ve done a survey to find out!The survey took place from 21st May 2020 till 10th June 2020. The target g...

April 22, 2020 Airlines

Covid-19 Aviation Crisis: What changes will there be in pilot training and the job market after the crisis?

In the last Covid-19 update we had a look at aviation crises from recent history to find out how long it took to recover.In today’s article we take a look into the future to guess what will change in our market after Covid-19 is over...

British Airways flying lessons for children
December 21, 2019 Airlines

British Airways will fund 200 flying lessons for children during 2020

British Airways has announced that it is to fund hundreds of hours’ worth of flying lessons for young people as part of its programme to invest in the future of the aviation industry.The programme was trialled earlier this year in co...

Volotea cadet pilot scheme with CAE
December 12, 2019 Airlines

Volotea transitions to Multi-Crew Pilot Licence training in co-operation with CAE

Spanish low-cost airline Volotea has joined forces with CAE, a leading provider of pilot training services, to offer a new MPL cadet pilot training scheme.The programme will supersede the current Airline Transport Pilot Licence or AT...

Jet2 maternity pay conditions
December 5, 2019 Airlines

Jet2 improved pilot’s maternity leave conditions following the BALPA Baby on Board campaign

BALPA, the British Airline Pilots Association, has praised airline Jet2 for heeding its Baby on Board campaign to enhance maternity pay for women pilots. Following the campaign, the airline has made improvements in its maternity / patern...

Corsair is hiring pilots for Paris Orly base
November 5, 2019 Airlines

Corsair plans to recruit 60 pilots until summer 2021 and replace Boeings with Airbus

French airline Corsair International has embarked on a major recruitment drive, advertising a whole range of positions including pilots, administrative staff, mechanics and engineers.The airline, headquartered at Rungis in the southe...

SmartLynx and Cantor Air cadet programme
October 23, 2019 Airlines

Cantor Air has started cadet placement programme in co-operation with SmartLynx

Cantor Air has announced its upcoming collaboration with charter airline SmartLynx, which current and prospective students can take advantage of.Students who have completed training with Cantor Air will now be able to go on to undert...

easyJet and CAE opened new training centre in Milan Malpensa
October 14, 2019 Airlines

Co-operation between CAE and easyJet sees new pilot training centre open in Milan

Training solutions provider CAE and airline easyJet are celebrating the opening of a new centre to train pilots in Milan, Italy which took place on 10 October.The centre near Milan Malpensa Airport in Lombardy is CAE’s third to open ...

easyJet offers jobs to Thomas Cook pilots and cabin crew
October 2, 2019 Airlines

easyJet launched a special roadshow to offer job opportunities to Thomas Cook pilots

In the wake of the Thomas Cook collapse that has unfolded dramatically within the last few days, easyJet has announced that it will be encouraging former employees to apply for jobs with them.The airline has arranged drop-in sessions...