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…Details
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…Details
My name is Kathryn Kennelly. I’m 22 years old and completed the integrated flight training course in Atlantic Flight Training Academy in May 2018. I always had a keen interest in aviation but when I finished school I pursued an accounting degree. I could never get the idea of becoming a pilot out of my…Details
My name is Evan Tully. I am currently 20 years of age & completed my integrated flight training course at AFTA in April 2018. It had been a dream of mine to become a commercial pilot from a very young age. I started researching flight schools whilst still in secondary school and came across Atlantic…Details
My name is Tomás Curran and I completed the integrated course in Atlantic Flight Training Academy in April 2018. From a very young age the only aspiration I had was to become a pilot. During secondary school there were no subjects that appealed to me in any way as much as pilot training did. In…Details
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…Details
Huge congratulations to AFTA integrated students Alex, Geoffrey, Frances & Andrew who completed their first solo flights at Cork airport recently.
Great work guys, it’s a day you will never forget 🙂
It has been a busy few weeks for AFTA CPL students with the great weather making it the ideal time to get the last of their VFR flying done and dusted 🙂
Congratulations here to integrated students Jack Roche & John O’Regan who passed their CPL flight tests with flying colours!!!
It has been an extremely busy few weeks in our B737-800 simulator with many students completing both their MCC & MCC/JOC courses.
A very well done to Kathryn, Fintan, Bryan, Conor, Anwar & Elsharif 🙂
Pictured here with AFTA MCCI Mark Slade.
Stobart Air “actively consolidating” leadership position as pilot recruitment drive powers the airline’s expansion Cork Airport-based Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) is one of Europe’s leading flight training schools In an Irish first, AFTA and Stobart Air announce new pilot mentorship programme with guaranteed employment for all graduates Irish airline Stobart Air, the franchise flying…Details