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Why Is It Worth Doing Online Pilot Assessment Now?

2020-04-24

Would you agree that for the last couple of months the words online, e-learning, e-training, distance support, etc., have become the cornerstone of living in quarantine? The basic outdoor activities have been limited up to several clicks and meetings via platforms enabling virtual communication. But what about aviation? What about pilot training? What about pilots' assessment? Is it over? Has the process been halted until aircraft are lifted from the ground? Aviation is going through the unprecedented times, indeed. However, the industry is quickly adapting to new reality and new standards, where possible. For example, did you know that the planemaker Airbus...

LOT Polish Airlines – Airline for an Ambitious Pilot

2020-03-12

An ambitious future pilot needs an ambitious airline. With more than 90 years of experience, LOT Polish Airlines continues to expand with their recently doubled fleet. Offering over 120 routes worldwide, LOT Polish Airlines provides unlimited possibilities of work environment full of new destinations, different airports and various aircraft types to develop your skills and build flight experience.     https://corporate.lot.com/pl/en/   [the_ad id="27595"]...

Women In the Pilot Cockpit

2020-03-06

Women are confidently stepping into a cockpit. However, this is not a Hollywood film scene. Female pilots are breaking the stereotype that a pilot profession is an exclusively male one. According to the statistics, female pilots only amount to slightly over 5 per cent of the total number of pilots. Nowadays, airlines are facing a pressuring issue of a pilot shortage; therefore, they are encouraging gender equality, initiating programs, establishing scholarships and employing various motivation techniques to attract more women to choose this profession. Therefore, today’s aviation market tendencies are favourable to women who are considering pursuing to become a pilot. ‘BAA...

Aviation – Not Only for Men

2020-03-05

BAA Training joins Women of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW) and invites ladies to discover pilot career opportunities open not only for men. According to global statistics, 9746 women are working as the first officers in the airlines worldwide and there are 2630 female captains. Female pilots represent just over 5% of all pilots in the world. There could be many more! For example, India is the world leader according to the number of women pilots with 12.41% female first officers and just 4.38% female captains flying for the airlines. Does the aviation industry need so many pilots? According to the annual Boeing...

BAA Training and L3Harris Technologies sign a multimillion-dollar deal

2020-03-03

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest aviation training centres in Europe, and L3Harris Technologies, a global aerospace and defence technology innovator, have signed a multimillion-dollar contract under which BAA Training will acquire nine RealitySeven full flight simulators. BAA Training becomes the first ever independent aviation training centre to make such a significantly sized order. Fulfilling its global expansion plan, BAA Training shall put into operation nine full flight simulators from both the Boeing and Airbus aircraft family, including Boeing 737NG, Airbus A320neo, and other types, in two phases. The first four full flight simulators are scheduled to be assembled,...

Facts to know about LOT Polish Airlines destinations

2020-02-27

LOT Polish Airlines is known as one of the oldest operating airlines in the world. Along with over 90 years of experience, the airline also carries an impressive package of destinations all over the world. With one of the youngest fleet, the airline not only hosts 10 million of passengers yearly but also creates advantageous workplaces for over 700 pilots and for those who want to become pilots and build an extensive experience. Here are some more facts about LOT Polish Airlines destinations for you to know. LOT Polish Airlines is a flag carrier of Poland which started...

SmartLynx – experience speaking for itself

Early career decisions are always important as they shape your professional future. In the path of becoming a pilot choosing your future employer is one of those well thought decisions. Such a decision may be done based on various criteria, like operated aircraft types, geographical location, type of airline services and many more. However, airline experience is a key importance feature directly representing possibilities to build your professional pilot experience. SmartLynx, one of the leading ACMI companies in Europe providing aircraft and crew lease services for clients from Europe, Africa, and Asia creates a dynamic work environment – you will be...

Breaking Stereotypes – Woman at the controls of an airplane

2020-02-25

Probably the first association with an airplane pilot will be a male in an accurate uniform. The picture is not completely inaccurate since about 95% of all active pilots in the world are in fact male. However, there is a small, but brave part of this profession that is growing every year - pilot women. SmartLynx Airlines pilot Irina Talajeva explains how it is to be a woman in the aviation industry. From a desk job to a pilot cabin Aviation and airplanes came into my life through an enjoyable experience from an early age when I often went to see my...

BAA Training to start using unleaded aviation fuel

BAA Training to start using unleaded aviation fuel

2020-02-24

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, and Air BP, one of the world's largest suppliers of aviation fuel products and services, have signed an agreement expanding the cooperation. Air BP will supply Avgas 100LL aviation fuel to all BAA Training flight bases, as well as unleaded aviation fuel for BAA Training’s aircraft in Lleida-Alguaire and at other Spanish airports where it delivers its training activities. With this agreement, BAA Training is one of the first aviation academies in Southern Europe to use unleaded Avgas. The deal includes the bulk supply of UL91 –...

CANCELLED: LOT Polish Airlines Cadet Program Open Door Day in Budapest

2020-02-14

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Dear event attendees, Please be informed that due to the risk of COVID-19 virus at the event venue LOT Polish Airlines Open Door Day Event IS BEING CANCELLED. We would like to express high gratitude to all the people registered to the event, however, your wellbeing and health is our priority. Please follow the information on our social media or on baaflightschool.com regards the future BAA Training events.   BAA Training and LOT Polish Airlines are inviting you to meet in Budapest to explore pilot training and career possibilities at the airline. LOT Polish Airlines operating for an impressive period of over 90 years,...