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…Details
Finbarr Lynch is the Chief Engineer at AFTA and has had a passion for flying since he was a child. Finbarr started his aeronautical engineering career in the Irish Air Corps in the early 1990s. We recently interviewed Finbarr to give you an insight into our Engineering Team and the important role they have in…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…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
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
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
Fantastic news today as AFTA graduate David Edwards completes his base training for Ryanair on their Boeing 737-800.
Such an amazing achievement Dave, from everyone at AFTA we wish you many years safe flying 🙂
Great news from Amsterdam this week as AFTA graduate Luca Favalli finishes his Boeing 737-800 Type Rating with Ryanair.
Congratulations from everyone at AFTA 🙂