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Six West and AFTA Announce Student Competition Winners

Six West, a world-leading provider of flight operations services to aircraft lessors, airlines and private aviation in collaboration with the Cork-based Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) are delighted to announce the winners of the Student Initiative Competition, launched in September 2019. The competition, which was open to all students in Ireland from transition to sixth […]

AFTA’S INAUGURAL GRADUATION CEREMONY

Instructors, staff and students celebrate at AFTA’s 2020 graduation ceremony. AFTA were pleased to welcome back past graduates for AFTA’s 2020 graduation ceremony. It was an important day marking the achievements of our graduates now employed as first officers with our partner airlines Ryanair and Stobart Air, flight instructors, and flying for other airlines all […]

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours Degree) in International Business with Aviation Studies

Cork Institute of Technology School of Business (CIT) have announced they are now taking applications from commercial pilots for their two year online Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business with Aviation Studies for the academic year 2019/2020. The BA in International Business with Aviation was designed and created specifically for commercial pilots in conjunction […]

AFTA Celebrate International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day to all female aviators at AFTA & internationally. Today in AFTA we are celebrating with our female cadets, some of which are pictured here, who are following their dreams to become a Pilot. Photo includes Beatrice Secchi, Elaine Acheson, Rachel McBurney, Gabriela Chaves, Eimer Larkin, Sinead Dunne, Rachel Mc Grath (Flight […]

First Alsim Simulator In Ireland: Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) Selects Alsim AL42 Device

Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) is pleased to announce the selection of the AL42 VI simulator from Alsim located in Nantes, France. This will be the first Alsim simulator in Ireland. The device, which is an exact replica of the Diamond DA42, will be delivered during the first trimester of 2019. Capt. Mark Casey, Atlantic Flight Training […]

AFTA to Recruit & Train Cadet Pilots at Waterford Airport

Cork based international flight school, Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), has announced the official opening of its second Irish Pilot Training and Recruitment base, located at Waterford Airport. Today’s announcement follows the recent launch in Cork of a new Mentored Pilot Programme Partnership between AFTA and Ryanair. AFTA’s new 16-month intensive cadet training programme gives […]

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Ryanair Launches Major Pilot Training Programme in Cork

Ryanair, Ireland’s No.1 airline, today (14 Sept) announced a major new training partnership with Cork-based international flight school, Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) to deliver the Ryanair/AFTA Mentored Pilot Programme. This new 16-month intensive training programme gives trainee pilots a structured path to achieve their pilot licence and reach a standard where they are ready […]

CIT Launch BA International Business with Aviation Studies

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has launched a programme which is the first of its kind in Europe. The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Business with Aviation Studies is a programme specifically aimed at those who have been trained as pilots in the aviation industry. Delivered online, the programme builds upon the substantial training […]