BAA Training Expands Its Ab Initio School | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne On YouTube

Airborne Oshkosh- Day One-07.26.21!

Airborne-Oshkosh-Day Two-07.27.21

Airborne-Oshkosh-Day Three-07.28.21

Airborne-Oshkosh-Day Four-07.29.21

Airborne Oshkosh-Day Five-07.30.21

ANN LIVE Coverage of AEA 2021 Is Archived at www.airborne-live.net

Tue, Dec 03, 2019

BAA Training Expands Its Ab Initio School

Adds Flight Base In Spain And Grows Training Infrastructure

BAA Training, one of the three biggest independent aviation training centers in Europe, is expanding its Ab Initio flight school. Currently operating in Lithuania and Spain, the Academy has opened a new flight base in Spain, and is expanding its training infrastructure.

Providing Ab Initio training since 2009, and collaborating with major airlines for cadet training programs since 2016, BAA Training currently has over 310 students enrolled in its Ab Initio school. Last year, in addition to the headquarters flight base in Lithuania, the Academy opened its first flight base at Lleida-Alguaire International Airport in Spain. The expansion and development of the new flight base was executed in order to ensure the year-round flight training.

In 2019 the company became a partner of Turkish Airlines for the cadet training programs supplementing already ongoing programs with such airlines as Wizz Air, Avion Express, SmartLynx. In addition, pilot assessment for cadet program with LOT Polish Airlines has been started. Therefore, with the continuingly growing student number BAA Training announces adding the second flight base in Spain - Castellón Airport.

Along with the infrastructure expansion, BAA Training is now supplementing its fleet with additional aircraft. With an investment of up to 6 million euros ($6.65 million), BAA Training is set to expand its Ab Initio fleet by more than 70% in 2020 and invest an additional 10 million euros ($11 million) in 2021.

"The talks about pilot shortage are far gone being just talks. Cooperating with major airlines on the market and sharing experience, we evidence the growing need not only for pilots but for training capacity as well. Adding one more flight base in south not only allows us to deliver year-round training to our current students, but to expand our capabilities to meet the growing market needs for pilot training," said Egle Vaitkeviciute, CEO at BAA Training.  

(Image provided with BAA Training news release)

FMI: www.baatraining.com

Advertisement

More News

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.01.21)

“The Ray Foundation has supported many EAA initiatives over the years, which has extended EAA’s ability to grow participation in aviation. This builds on the Ray Founda>[...]

Airborne Oshkosh Day 5: RV-15!!!, Sen. Inhofe Speaks Out, Rugged Skyleader 600

07.30.21: The KitFox LIVES, New NAFI Boss, Jet It HondaJet Fractional, ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital, Pelton Int'vw-Final The few details surrounding the Van’s RV-15 took Oshkosh>[...]

Airborne Oshkosh Day 1: Avidyne Vantage, Stratos 716X, Curti-Zefhir Heli

07.26.21: Opening Comments, Redtail Piper 100i, AeroEducate Builds, Pelton Int'vw Part 1 Jack Pelton opens up a VERY busy first day of EAA AirVenture after a two year drought. He t>[...]

Aero-Terms!: Precipitation Radar Weather Descriptions

Precipitation Radar Weather Descriptions Existing radar systems cannot detect turbulence. However, there is a direct correlation between the degree of turbulence and other weather >[...]

Airborne Oshkosh Day 2: Aspen Avionics, DA50 RG!, Aviation Safety Resources

07.27.21: WACO Aircraft, Cessna/Textron Sky Courier, AMAZING Able Flight, Pelton Int'vw Part 2 Aspen Avionics has announced programs that allow you to dump your old AI and clean up>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2021 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC