Turkish Airlines Cadet Training

Burcu Uysal , Turkish Airlines cadet was selected to fly AFTA’s newest aircraft following it’s assembly in England. The newly delivered  aircraft for AFTA registered G-THYB is the sister ship of G-THYA delivered to AFTA 11 months previously . Burcu is the only female cadet in the Turkish Airlines group and achieved one of the […]

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 […]

Stobart Air partners with Atlantic Flight Training Academy

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 […]


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 […]