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September 30, 2021

BAA Training Launches New Boeing 737 MAX Type Rating Program

Facility Hopes To Launch Simulator Next Month

BAA Training launches a new Boeing 737 MAX Type Rating program, fully authorized by the Civil Aviation Authorities. BAA Training Spain will be the location where instruction and training takes place in the brand new full flight simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX, with hopes to be ready by October 2021. "Our professional team has prepared a new quality Boeing 737 MAX Type Rating program for licenced pilots who want to fly the 737 MAX type professionally and safe,” says Arunas Miezanskas, Head of Training at BAA Training.

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Skywest Airlines Partners with Skyborne Academy for Cadet Program

Another Flight School Joins the Club

As the long-promised shortage looms in the future, wise Carriers are planning ahead to develop exclusive hiring pools through dedicated Cadet Programs. Skyborne Airline Academy Vero Beach is the newest flight school to offer Skywest airlines' Professional Pilot Pathway. This partnership offers beginning students a clear pathway to an airline career and benefits such as mentorship, a conditional job offer, and enhanced seniority upon hiring. Like similar pipelines, student pilots are pre-selected for eventual airline employment but build time and experience as a Flight Instructor at Skyborne Academy. Upon reaching the necessary requirements and passing their final interview, the pilot can begin IOE as a Fir

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United Airlines Fined $1.9 Million

Incidents That Caused Long Delays, Violated Passengers Right To Deplane

United Airlines has been fined $1.9 million for over 25 flights where the plane sat on the ground for several hours, which is the largest fine imposed by the government for such long delays. The Transportation Department said that due to events which occurred between December 2015 and February 2021, more than 3,200 passengers were confined without being given a chance to exit the plane. United said most of the delays were caused by severe weather, when the airline is concentrating on making sure that planes land safely. According to the airline, they said it was a small number of the nearly 8 million operated by United and its United Express affiliates over the five-year span

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