23 Oct

Baltic Aviation Academy joins Lithuania – Malaysia Business Council

Aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy (Vilnius, Lithuania) becomes a member of Lithuania - Malaysia Business Council. The foundation was established under the auspices of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists to foster a strategic bilateral relationship between Malaysia and Lithuania. In the near future the visit of Malaysian representatives in Lithuania is planned. Baltic Aviation Academy takes initiative to invite the companies from aviation sector as national airlines and civil aviation administration to participate in this meeting. According to Boeing estimates, from year 2011 to 2030 the world will need 460,000 new pilots along with Asia-Pacific area accounting for 40% of...

1 Oct

Baltic Aviation Academy receives approved training organisation certificate under EASA

On 1st of October, aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy receives approved training organisation certificate under EASA which was issued by Lithuanian Civil Aviation Authority. Flight Training Organization and Type Rating Training Organization that were approved under JAR-FCL have become approved under Part-ORA. Pursuant to Commission Regulation, the Civil Aviation Administration of the Republic of Lithuania hereby certifies as a Part – ORA certified training organisation with the privilege to provide Part – FCL training courses, including the use of Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD). ‘We strongly believe that this approval shows our training centre’s credibility ensuring that clients will receive nothing...

10 Sep

Baltic Aviation Academy examines pilot selection at APATS 2013

On the 17 – 18th of September, the aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy (Vilnius, Lithuania) will participate in Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium (APATS) hosted in Bangkok, Thailand. Baltic Aviation Academy is set to take part not only in the exhibition but as well in conference by presenting topic entitled ‘Pilot selection: who should be responsible for that?’. The topic examines different perspectives on who should be responsible for pilot selection as well as difference between procedures and programs of pilot selection, the main pilot selection criterions, benefits and drawbacks of each option, pilot selection trends according to the current...

10 Sep

First Baltic Aviation Academy Ab Initio students to receive their CPL

The 6th of September has been marked in history of Baltic Aviation Academy. The aviation training centre released its very first ATPL Integrated graduates. Seven students from Lithuania, Ukraine, Tadzhikistan and Holland after two years of studies finished their studies and received a Commercial Pilot Licenses issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of Lithuania. The graduates have been commemorated not only by the Baltic Aviation Academy personnel, but also by the student families and friends who gathered to celebrate this moment. The greatest moments of student lives have been demonstrated in the short movie, in which moments have been captured during...

23 Aug

Baltic Aviation Academy’s students started Ab Initio flight training abroad

On the 4th of August, Baltic Aviation Academy’s students have started Ab Initio flight training abroad. It is conducted as a part of Airline Transport License Program of Instrumental Flights training. The video footage from flight you can find here: http://youtu.be/huoEaenaB3k During the flights trainings pilot-in-command under supervision of instructor are piloting Cessna 172S LY-BAK. The first route has started from Aleksotas aerodrome in Kaunas (Lithuania) to Kuressaare (Estonia) and the way back. ‘Conducting flights outside the borders of Lithuania puts student in a situation that professional pilots are facing everyday: radio communication with foreigner air traffic controllers, knowledge of air laws,...

12 Aug

Baltic Aviation Academy’s Airbus A320 approved by Cuba Civil Aviation Authority

On the 7th of August, aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy (Vilnius, Lithuania) has received an approval issued by Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of Cuba for Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator (FFS). The certificate was granted to Cubana de Aviación, Cuba's flag carrier as well as the country's largest airline. Recently received document will allow Baltic Aviation Academy to use a full flight simulator for performing any required training to improve Cubana pilot skills. ‘As the Cuba aviation market currently is in a developing process and is aiming to raise safety regulations level, airlines have to define the clear strategies...

9 Aug

Philippines a role model in Asia Pacific aviation region?

As the aviation sector continues to grow, the predictions of Asia Pacific region leap becomes a reality. According to the Boeing Outlook 2013-2032 the Asia Pacific region will be a leading region in both the development of the fleet (up to 12,800 new aircraft to be delivered), and as a result of that, – the aviation personnel demand (up to the 185,000 news pilots in the region). Based on the ICOA safety report of few last years, the total accident number is getting  a bit lower every year, however Asia (which includes Asia Pacific region too is in the second place...

31 Jul

‘Is aviation really just a men’s world?’

Whilst the issue of gender equality may have disappeared off the radar for most aviation related businesses as seemingly it is no longer an issue, the reality is somewhat different. Statistics show that only 5 % of pilots are women. Officially, there are no restrictions for women to study and seek a career in aviation, however, the low number of female pilots might make one wonder – is aviation a men’s world only? The challenge of gender equality in aviation is a worldwide issue. One of the organisations, trying to raise the profile of gender inequality in aviation as well as...

18 Jul

Baltic Aviation Academy integrates iPad into the trainings

Aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy (Vilnius, Lithuania) improves training by integrating iPad into the process of the type rating program. The tablet will be implemented in Ab Initio, Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 ground and flight trainings. Recently purchased tablets will assist type rating students using Computer Based Training online and offline, studying all the training material as QRH, FCOM and etc., navigating Jepessen charts maps in a practical part of the training, checking training schedules. Ab initio school students will also use iPad for Computer Based Training containing progress bank, tests and literature. Flight preparations by planning route will...

27 Jun

Baltic Aviation Academy approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Philippines

Aviation training centre Baltic Aviation Academy continues its rapid expansion and enters another aviation training market by being approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Philippines (CAAP). According to the certificate, Baltic Aviation Academy complies with the requirements of the Philippine Civil Aviation Regulations and Implementing Standards Part 3 to provide the following type rating training courses: Airbus A319/A320/321, Airbus A330, Airbus A340, ATR 42/72/432-320/72-500, Boeing B 737-300-900W, Boeing B 747-400, Boeing B 777-200ER, DHC8 – 400. Philippines islands are greatly spread out creating a huge demand for air travel. Country’s fleet is mainly focused on the Airbus family aircraft as these...