50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

AFTA Secures Third Major Pilot Training Contract

Download: Printable PDF Date: 07 Nov 2015 10:12 categories:
Publisher:
AFTA Secures Third Major Pilot Training Contract - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Ireland Aircraft: Airplanes
Source: AIN

Dubai Airshow exhibitor Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA, Ireland Pavilion, Stand 644) has secured its third major international pilot cadet training contract, signing a three-year deal with Turkish Airlines to start training its cadets to first officer commercial pilot level. Calling the deal a major step, AFTA said its signing builds a solid foundation for securing partnership deals with other international airline companies.

“We are delighted to have this opportunity to develop a partnership training agreement with Turkish Airlines, and we see it as a major endorsement of the academy’s high training standards and international reputation,” said AFTA founder Mark Casey.

AFTA says a large number of its graduates now work for global airlines such as Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways, leaving “no doubt” that discussions at this show will contribute to having more AFTA-trained cadets in the region.

Related event:
08
November
2015
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Dubai World Central.


Archived
5 years ago



Loading comments for AFTA Secures Third Major Pilot Training Contract...


Recommended

Autonomous robot to disinfect Dash 8 Aircraft - De Havilland Canada & Aero HygenX

De Havilland Canada is providing support to Aero HygenX Inc. in the development and marketing of a new version of the autonomous robot, RAY that will be optimized for use on Dash 8 Series aircraf...

LMS-901 Baikal - an aircraft meant to replace An-2

The promising light multipurpose aircraft LMS-901 "Baikal", created to replace the Soviet aircraft An-2, was "blown" in the wind tunnel of the TsAGI im. Zhukovsky. The re...

New HondaJet Elite flight training center in Farnborough

Honda Aircraft Company has established the second HondaJet flight training center with FlightSafety International in Farnborough, Hampshire, in the United Kingdom. Due to increased demand fo...

How Air Alliance Medflight transports corona patients all over the world

Air Alliance Medflight experiences massive demand for safe transport of severely ill Covid-19 patients. Inside their jets is the isolation and transport system, EpiShuttle. Through both sandstorms and...