Press releases

31 Oct

BAA Training acquires three new full-flight simulators from CAE

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, has announced the acquisition of three new full flight simulators from CAE. Under the agreement, BAA Training is procuring two Airbus A320 CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulators (FFSs) and one Boeing 737NG CAE 7000XR Series FFS. The full-flight simulators will be equipped with the latest innovative CAE Tropos 6000XR visual system, offering unprecedented realism. The first Airbus A320 simulator will be deployed in Vilnius, Lithuania in July 2018, the Boeing B737 NG will start operating in October 2018. Yet another Airbus A320 full-flight simulator will be housed in a...

16 Oct

Meet BAA Training at European Airline Training Symposium (EATS)

BAA Training, global aviation training provider, is attending the European Airline Training Symposium (EATS). The 16th annual conference is to take a place on 31st October – 1st November in Berlin, Germany. BAA Training invites everyone interested in aviation training to visit the Academy’s booth and learn more about our ambitious future plans. In recent years the academy has grown significantly and increased its aviation training capacity immensely. BAA Training is determined to sustain the growth by maintaining high-quality standards and ensuring flexible services and training solutions. As a consequence, two Boeing 737 NG and another Airbus A320 full flight simulators...

2 Oct

BAA Training and Avion Express To Offer a Brand New Cadet Programme

BAA Training, one of the leading aviation training centres in Northern Europe, and Avion Express, an airline headquartered in Vilnius, have announced new collaboration to support future aviation talents. Under the partnership BAA Training will prepare pilots to fill vacancies for the expanding fleet of Airbus A319, A320, and A321 aircraft operated by Avion Express. The initial pilot training programme for people with little to no flying experience is being launched in an effort to meet the constantly growing demand for new pilots at the company. After passing a multistage selection process and successfully completing the ATPL (frozen) course, pilots will...

28 Sep

BAA Training launches a new Ab Initio Flight School website

In the recent years BAA Training Aviation Academy has experienced an impressive growth in all the areas of its activities. Correspondingly, such a great professional leap put forward a demand for a better organization of the information available on the BAA Training website. Thus, Ab Initio Flight School is delighted to announce that it launched a new website devoted exclusively to its activity which is more convenient to navigate and makes it easier for the users to find the relevant information faster. “Keeping in mind that all the future projects are aimed at further development, Ab Initio is set to grow even bigger...

11 Sep

BAA Training Presents A Dual Profession Programme

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, launches a new training programme in cooperation with Atlantica, a private university with solid reputation in the educational industry in Portugal. The joint programme offers students an opportunity to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and acquire Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL (A) frozen) simultaneously. The programme will take three and a half years to complete, with some of the courses taken online. Students will spend one and a half years at Atlantica University in Portugal learning Aeronautical Engineering subjects, which will be followed by two years of...

31 Aug

BAA Training To Prepare Over 650 New Pilots

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, announces that more than 650 future pilots will enrol on BAA Training’s Ab Initio programmes until the end of 2021. Recently, BAA Training has launched five new cadet programmes. Partnership agreements to support future talents were signed with Wizz Air, Lao Skyway, Small Planet Airlines, SmartLynx Airlines and Vietnam Airlines. The list of partners is expected to extend to at least three more as contracts are about to-be-singed soon. In 2017, the number of students at BAA Training has increased sharply: those enrolling on Ab Initio programmes almost doubled...

28 Aug

Where Can The Childhood Dreams Bring You?

Every time you get onto a plane, just behind the partition wall, there’s a pilot sitting. From that moment, the whole journey of yours is in his or her hands. It takes a lot of time and effort for him to make your flight comfortable and safe. How does the career of the pilot look like? Where does it start? You might picture images of a distant travel, excited holidaymakers and business trippers, outermost corners of the world, and meeting new people every day. This picture might change after a small talk with a pilot...

24 Jul

Wizz Air Cadets: Determined Future Is A Great Delight

BAA Training launched Wizz Air Cadet Programme only last year, but the first group of aspiring cadets has already succeeded in completing the first stage of training by mastering their theoretical skills. In the blink of an eye the students shaped their wings enabling themselves to move to the long-awaited part of training – flying, and have already gained some experience as aviation professionals. Our WIZZ cadets Matthieu from France and Lukasz from Poland have satisfied our curiosity by enthusiastically revealing what it feels like to be a cadet-pilot, sharing what lies behind their career choice and expressing their impressions about the...

11 Jul

BAA Training Starts Cadet Program With Small Planet Airlines

BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, widens its partners’ list for ab initio pilot training and starts cooperation with Small Planet Airlines, one of the fastest growing independent leisure airlines in Europe. The main purpose of the recently launched cadet program is to establish eased opportunities for talented youngsters to become pilots and support the airline with the sufficient number of pilots for the position of First Officer. Under the agreement, 450 future pilots will participate in the program during 2017-2025. Small Planet Airlines operates a fleet of 18 Airbus A320s and 4 Airbus A321s and is looking for aspiring future...

28 Jun

FLY A HELICOPTER! Wait! Do You Know the History and a Future Forecast?

How much do we know about helicopters? Let us introduce you to a short history of a rotary wing aircraft and the place where it stands now together with the forecast for the future! History The original idea was that the flying machine would gain a lift from spiral aerofoils and its name helicopter is said to have come from two Greek words, helix and pteron – meaning spiral wing. It is sad that 15th Century’s painter and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci, was the first one to draw a flying machine similar to a helicopter. Despite the fact that the design was never...