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...

Simtech Aviation acquires new full motion Level D ATR 72-600 simulator
July 1, 2020 Flight schools

Simtech Aviation acquires new full motion Level D ATR 72-600 simulator

As the aviation world is only starting to see the true impact of Covid-19, companies such as Simtech Aviation have been future-proofing itself and adapting to the future of aviation. As airlines start resuming flights across the world, c...

Serving military crew and leavers can save up to £2000 on pilot training with Skyborne
June 29, 2020 Flight schools

Serving military crew and leavers can save up to £2,000 on pilot training with Skyborne

Skyborne Airline Academy has earned a new role as Approved Learning Provider for serving military crew and leavers. This means that students on their courses can use Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to help pay for the cost of their train...

FTEJerez launches Silver Lining course
June 14, 2020 Flight schools

FTEJerez launches Silver Lining course for pilots who have had their training curtailed due to the COVID-19 crisis

Some flight training organisations has terminated training due to financial or operational difficulties caused by the COVID-19 crisis. Flight training organisation FTEJerez has launched a programme for integrated ATPL students who have h...

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...

COVID-19 Aviation Crisis: How long it will take until airlines start to hire pilots again
March 30, 2020 Pilot demand

COVID-19 Aviation Crisis: How long it will take until airlines start to hire pilots again

The crisis is still not over and in some countries it hasn’t reached its peak yet. So, it’s difficult to make any predictions and say how long it will take until the airlines start hiring pilots again. But what we can do is look into...

The British Women Pilots Association (BWPA) opens 2020 scholarships for female pilots
March 12, 2020 Female pilots

The British Women Pilots’ Association (BWPA) opens 2020 scholarships for female pilots

One of the key aims of BWPA is to promote a female position in the aviation sector. Only 5 - 6% of commercial pilots in the UK are women. According to research, much of this is due to lack of information and opportunities. So part of ...

VA Airline Training announced partnership with Bartolini Air to help cadets secure a job with Ryanair
March 10, 2020 Cadet programmes

VA Airline Training announced a partnership with Bartolini Air to help cadets secure a job with Ryanair

Two flight schools have revealed plans to work together to help Ryanair Mentored APS MCC graduates land First Officer jobs with the airline. Cambridge-based VA Airline Training (VA) and Bartolini Air, which has its headquarters in Lod...

The Air League is offering APS MCC Scholarship in partnership with Skyborne Airline Academy
March 6, 2020 Sponsorship schemes

The Air League is offering APS MCC Scholarship in partnership with Skyborne Airline Academy

The Air League, a non-profit organisation that champions the aviation industry in the UK, has launched the first ever 50% APS MCC Scholarship, sponsored by Skyborne Airline Academy. The Cheltenham-based academy launched its Boeing 737...

ACS Flight Training invests in training facilities to become the biggest flight academy in Scotland
February 26, 2020 Flight schools

ACS Flight Training invests in training facilities to become the biggest flight academy in Scotland

ACS Aviation has revealed its plans to become the biggest flight academy in Scotland following a £2 million investment. The investment plan follows news that the Perth-based flight school is expecting a 26% increase in turnover in a y...