Ciao a tutti! Here we go with the next stage of my journey! ???? It has been another busy few months flying but I have to tell you about one of my highlights as a Ryanair mentored cadet. My classmates and I had the chance to visit Cork airport to have a tour with Base […]
Ciao! My name is Beatrice, I’m 25 years old and from Milano in Italy. I’m a Ryanair cadet at Altlantic Flight Training Academy in Cork. Every month I will keep you updated on my progress and share my stories about my flight training at AFTA. Nice to meet you (piacere di conoscervi) and thanks for […]
We will be holding our annual flight instructor refresher seminar this June. This seminar is open to any instructors who have an FI rating that is due to expire in the next 12 months. If you would like to attend please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Piotr, I started my flight training in AFTA in July 2009. Prior to this I had absolutely no experience in aviation and didn’t know anyone in the industry so it was quite an experience! I worked in a full time job to help finance my modular flight training. Nearly 10 years later […]
Last week cadets on the Ryanair Pilot Mentorship Programme had the opportunity to visit a Ryanair Boeing 737-800 at Cork Airport with Ryanair’s Base Captain, Captain Brian Coomey and First Officer Shane Collins (AFTA graduate). During the visit, students were able to sit in the cockpit as Captain Brian Coomey explained to them the systems […]
My name is James Couldridge and I am 26 years old. I have just recently completed the integrated flight training course, in Atlantic Flight Training Academy in March 2019. I always had a keen interest in aviation and took my first flight experience when I was 15 and quickly decided it was a career I […]
Huge Congratulations to AFTA’s first APS graduates who received their course completion certificates today at the academy. Well done and best of luck in your future airline careers. We are looking forward to seeing you in the skies over Europe in the coming months.
My name is Kevin Brooks and I am a First Officer with British Airways. I joined Atlantic Flight Training Academy in November 2015 on an integrated course having come straight from secondary school. Having looked at a number of training organisations around Europe AFTA stood out to me. From the outset it was clear that […]
Congratulations to AFTA graduates Jonathan Ogay and Catherine Kennelly from everyone at AFTA. Jonathan and Catherine received their course completion qualifications at Ryanair headquarters having recently completed their Boeing 737 Type rating. Photographed with Ryanair Deputy Chief Pilot Captain Aidan Murray and Ryanair Chief Pilot Captain Ray Conway. A fantastic achievement. Well done 🙂
My name is Steven O’ Brien and I completed the integrated flight training program at AFTA in June 2018. Since I can remember, I have always wanted to become a pilot. Coming from a farming background, I was drawn to the mechanical side of aviation from an early age. Following a few voucher flights when […]