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Airways Aviation and Pier Seven Aviation sign collaboration deal

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Airways Aviation and Pier Seven Aviation sign collaboration deal   - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Country: India Aircraft: Airplanes

Airways Aviation and Pier Seven Aviation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a collaborative partnership aimed at providing self-funded students and airline cadets with end-to-end pilot training solutions. This strategic alliance will focus on a comprehensive program to recruit and support aspiring pilots from their foundational and initial training through to type rating, guiding them on their journey to becoming airline-ready professionals primarily for the increasingly high demand in the Indian market.

With the combination of the Airways Groups EASA and CASA-approved ATOs across Europe and Australia and Pier Seven EASA-approved A320 and B737-800 Simulators, the partnership will provide Airline training solutions including Multi-crew Pilot License Training (MPL) competency-based training program to ensure aspiring pilots receive comprehensive, high-quality training that meets international airline and regulator standards. 

Capt. Abhishek Nadkarni, CEO of Pier Seven Aviation, commented: “Pier Seven Aviation is a premier provider of simulator training, renowned for our quality training resources and adherence to international standards. We are committed to producing highly skilled pilots to meet the growing demands of the industry. Joining forces with the Airways Aviation Group will set new benchmarks in providing end-to-end solutions for both students and the airline industry." 

Romy Hawatt, Airways Aviation Founder & Chairman, stated:"By leveraging our combined strengths, we aim to help shape the future of the aviation industry in India and the region by streamlining processes and provide exceptional training support for students and cadets on their journey to becoming skilled, ‘Airline-Ready Pilots’. The collaboration with Pier Seven Aviation underscores the ongoing commitment of Airways Aviation to expand and grow its industry associations and partnerships to assure the capacity is there for SIM training and Type Ratings as needed. ”

The partnership will focus on the implementation of a well-defined and structured training process and programs that are meticulously crafted to span all phases, adhering to regulatory and airline requirements. These programs will ensure that every aspect of professional airline pilot training is covered, preparing graduates to be ‘Type Rated’ and ‘Airline Pilot Ready’ to help them meet the rigorous demands of the industry. 

This collaboration will maintain exceptional educational and training standards by utilising state-of-the-art training facilities, modern training aircraft, advanced simulators and experienced instructors. The highly measured training approach being adopted will facilitate the smooth transition of students and cadets from ab-initio through to their professional airline career outcomes.



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