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17 Jan

Air Horizont about the cooperation with BAA Training

Air Horizont was incorporated in Malta in 2015, with offices also located in Malta and Zaragoza, Spain. The company provides its clients with Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (ACMI), Charter and Ad-hoc Flights, from daily assignments to comprehensive leasing programmes. Air Horizont owns Boeing 737 CL aircraft operating over several countries. “Our company strictly complies with the standards set by European Authorities (EASA). BAA Training provided Boeing 737 CL Initial type rating and Recurrent training for us and we have never been disappointed. Air Horizont is aspiring to become the leading service provider for commercial transport in the aviation industry, so...

29 Dec

Airbus A320 Flex Temperature Take-off

This Friday we want to share a video about Flex Temperature. Two cadet program students at BAA Training (future pilots of A320) Mindaugas and Tarvydas explain what is a flex temperature and demonstrate how it is used during take-off with Airbus A320. We hope you enjoy the video, and we appreciate thumbs up and comments below!...

19 Dec

Airbus A320 family aircraft for a bright beginning?

Having a bird’s eye of the world beneath by being in control of a large flying machine is a great dream for many. But, if you are the one who desires to pursue a pilot’s career path, there is a high probability that your first stop would be the First Officer’s seat in the A320. Wondering why? Airbus A320 family moving the world From the heat of the desert to icy Arctic runways or from short runway urban environments to remote high-altitude airports, the A320 takes passengers anywhere. Airbus A320 family is the best-selling aircraft family in aviation which is still constantly...

6 Dec

Airbus A320 flight controls and protections

Airbus A320 pilot, Roman, volunteered to tell a bit more about flight controls and protections. In the video he reveals details about operational aspects and his colleague, Dovydas, shows how it works during the flight. Everything is for the safety of passengers and aircraft crew....

30 Nov

Saurya Airlines about a cooperation with BAA Training

Saurya Airlines is a young but rapidly developing Nepalese company. At present, their fleet consists of two CRJ-200 aircraft but the airlines have a plan to supplement it with new planes soon. In order to meet the company’s needs, BAA Training expanded the range of services provided for Saurya Airlines during the time of cooperation. “BAA Training provided us with CRJ 100/200 initial type rating, LPC/PPC, instructor, upgrade to captain and cabin crew training. Each stage of cooperation was completed without major obstacles due to continuous help with visas, documents and even employee’s accommodation during the training process. Their flexible approach...

28 Nov

Crew planning and scheduling – the true ruler of an airline?

Aircraft, fuel and crew are the three key cost drivers of successful airline operations. Finding the most efficient route and staffing it with properly qualified personnel is a critical financial consideration. So, for the effective utilisation of entire fleet and crews, good planning is a matter of key importance. However, mistakes happen. One of the recent examples of crew planning problems can be a case of Ryanair, the low-cost carrier based in Dublin. The airline reported that poor planning and a bit of bad luck left the company with a shortage of working pilots, many of whom took time off, for...

13 Nov

Drukair – Royal Bhutan Airlines about a cooperation with BAA Training

Drukair - Royal Bhutan Airlines, is the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, which operates a schedule network within the South Asian region from its Head Quarters at Paro, a picturesque Valley in Western Bhutan. Bhutan airline operates 3 Airbus A319-100 and 1 ATR 42-500 aircraft. The company contacted the Lithuania based aviation academy when they needed one additional ATR 42-500 pilot. “BAA Training guided us in a variety of issues. The team of aviation academy employees helped us with visas and pilot accommodation during the training. We would have been looking for a second pilot for a long time,...

13 Nov

Novoair about a cooperation with BAA Training

NOVOAIR is the premium brand private airline in Bangladesh that started its operations in January 2013. With a fleet, which consists of EMB-145 Jet and superb ATR 72-500 aircraft, airline mostly operates domestic and a few international flights. “BAA Training has developed ATR 42/72 type rating training programme specially for us. North Europe based aviation academy adapted the course to meet the standards of both EASA and Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh. The cooperation was very attractive due to the fact that there was no need to send pilots anywhere. The type rating instructor of BAA Training came to our place,...

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...

11 Oct

Lao Skyway helicopter pilot student’s experience

BAA Training has recently launched a new Helicopter Cadet Programme with Lao Skyway, thus, we suggest you revealing future helicopter pilots’ thoughts about aviation and student’s life in Lithuania. Moreover, in the video pilots share their impressions about the Helicopter Cadet Programme, quality of studies, helicopter pilot qualities and future plans....

6 Oct

BAA Training Receives Approval for Embraer E190 Type Rating in Tanzania

BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, has received an approval to provide Embraer E190 Type rating training from the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA). From now on the company can provide Tanzanian airlines with initial and recurrent Embraer E190 Type rating training and full flight simulator dry or wet lease through BAA Training’s partner locations. This approval supplements the list of BAA Training certificates in Tanzania. The academy also holds a certificate to provide ATR 42/72 Type rating training in the country. Working with BAA Training will enable Tanzanian airlines to receive high quality EASA approved training while saving costly...

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...

25 Sep

Is pilots’ motivation really affected by the salary only?

Have you ever tried to figure out the underlying elements framing the concept of a pilot job? Six-figure salaries, limitless horizons above the head, a phenomenal way of the world acquisition are only a few of the most widely known aspects making this job extremely desirable; however, there exist plenty of extra peculiarities the occupation is wrapped up in. Thus, BAA Training held a conversation with several captains to find out their opinion on the widespread rumours concerning pilot shortage, intensifying ‘salary wars’ among airlines, and also know their professional insights regarding the ways an airline can attract a top pilot. This...