30 JULY 2018

YOUR WORDS


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.

BTN DISTRIBUTION

BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.

Index

Email this Page
Bookmark

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
info@btnews.co.uk
© 2019 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 30 JULY 2018

Cadets in focus at Airbus

With a total of 540,000 new pilots likely to be needed over the next two decades according to its own Global Services Forecast, Airbus is launching a cadet training programme to help to fill the gap.

The project is in partnership with Escuela de Aviacion Mexico (EAM), located near the Airbus Mexico Training Centre, with cadets working initially with EAM followed by qualification at the Airbus facility to become Airbus A320 pilots.

The first batch of Airbus cadets is expected to start training in January 2019, graduating in July 2020. Airbus says similar training partnerships are also planned across the globe over the coming years.

For the Mexico project, Airbus will leverage its EASA-based programme to offer what it calls “an innovative, high-quality and cost-effective ab initio training”. Airbus customers will then be able to recruit competent pilots trained to global harmonised standards.

The training, open to high-school graduates aged over 18 subject to screening tests online and on-site, will offer a complete and integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) programme built upon Airbus’ standards and worldwide experience.

EAM operates the largest modern training fleet in Mexico and uses latest-technology simulators, including an A320 for the ab initio programme.

www.airbus.com

www.escuelamexico.com.mx

Index/Home page
 

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum


No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?


Add your comment

First Name
Surname
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
Country/City
Comment
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.
www.btnews.co.uk