Etihad Aviation Training receives approval to train Boeing pilots

Etihad Aviation Training, the specialist training division of Etihad Aviation Group, has become the first aviation company in the Middle East to gain approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to train Boeing 777 and 787 pilots for European operators and carriers elsewhere which adopt Europe’s air safety standards. The approval to train pilotsRead More

Latvian flight school opts for cloud computing

Latvian flight school Eriva Pilotu Skola has moved into the cloud by signing up for FlightLogger’s flight training management platform. With FlightLogger, Eriva Pilotu Skola can digitally handle activities such as flight programs, ground school theory, bookings, flight registrations and maintenance, as well as certificate management, document management, and message management. Eriva Pilotu Skola, anRead More

Sinclair to develop aviation center at Dayton International Airport

Sinclair Community College has big plans in the works to develop an aviation training center at the Dayton International Airport. “PSA is in desperate need of additional aviation maintenance personnel,” says Clay Pittman, the chair of the Aviation Technology Department at Sinclair. Sinclair is hoping to fill that need by partnering with PSA Airlines, recruitingRead More

Etihad Aviation Training, Khalifa University announce partnership to train future pilots

Etihad Aviation Training and Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa University of Science and Technology have announced a three-year study to help train the pilots of the future. The study will develop innovative and more engaging training procedures, drawing upon neuro-cognition, for the next generation of airline pilots. Captain Fabrizio Interlandi, NEXTGEN project manager for Etihad Aviation Training,Read More

India to set tough ground rules for 737 Max’s comeback

India is considering setting an experience threshold for pilots who fly Boeing’s 737 MAX planes, as it moves to ensure safety once the aircraft returns to service, a senior official of the air safety regulator told Reuters. The 737 MAX, the fastest-selling plane in the history of Boeing, has been grounded worldwide since March, afterRead More

CAE to become carbon neutral in 2020

CAE recently announced at the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations (CORIM) that it will become carbon neutral by the summer of 2020. The company will achieve this goal by offsetting carbon emissions from the fuel used for all the live training flights of its academies, from energy consumption in its locations worldwide and from theRead More

Al Worden awards Emirati students with scholarships

The inaugural mission of the “Astronaut Al Worden Endeavour Scholarship” program took off recently with the presentation of the first awards to four Emirati students and two educators during a ceremony in the USA Partnership Pavilion at the Dubai Airshow 2019. The new program’s namesake, Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot Col. Al Worden, USAF-Ret., announcedRead More

BAA Training center construction starts in China

Construction of BAA Training (China) Aviation Training Center has started in Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province, its investors said. The training base is jointly funded by Henan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Co Ltd (HNCA) and Lithuania-based Avia Solutions Group. Covering an area of nearly five hectares, the training center is expected toRead More

CAE, Loganair launch Graduate Pilot Program

CAE recently announced the launch of the Loganair Graduate Pilot Program, and the signing of a new 3-year pilot training contract with Loganair. The announcement was made during the 2019 European Aviation Training Symposium (EATS). “The launch of Loganair’s Graduate Pilot Program is a great opportunity for aspiring professional airline pilots” said Maurice Boyle, ChiefRead More

140 UAE nationals graduate from Etihad Aviation Group

The Etihad Aviation Group celebrated the graduation of 140 UAE nationals from various training programs, including 36 cadet pilots, 66 aircraft engineers, and 38 managers and officers, during a Year of Tolerance-themed ceremony held last night at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi. The graduation ceremony, which was attended by board members, senior management of Etihad andRead More