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AFTA & Six West Student Aviation Initiative

Ireland is at the forefront of global aviation. Nurturing and retaining young talent on our shores is a vital part of maintaining Ireland’s continued success and its position as a global leader in the industry. Encouraging entrepreneurial thinking and innovative ideas, whilst viewing failure as a springboard for further development, are key to our success, […]

AFTA Celebrate Girls in Aviation Day

In 2015, WAI (Women in Aviation International) launched Girls in Aviation Day. The day is intended to interest girls, ages 8 to 17, in aviation careers. We are proud of play apart in encouraging young girls to consider a career in aviation by visiting schools, participating in careers days and highlighting the many achievements of our […]

Student Blog Part 2 – Beatrice Secchi – Ryanair Mentorship Programme

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 […]

Student Blog Part 1 – Beatrice Secchi – Ryanair Mentorship Programme

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 […]