AFTA Celebrates Girls in Aviation Day

Happy Girls in Aviation Day to all our female students past, present and future.  Girls in Aviation Day was established to encourage girls aged between 8-17 to participate in aviation. Just over 5% of airline pilots worldwide are female, according to the International Society of Women Airline Pilots. At AFTA we are dedicated to training […]

Student Blog Part 8- Beatrice Secchi

Ciao a tutti!! 😀 I am writing after almost four months, so much has happened since then!! I hope you and all your families are all well during this time.  Let’s start from the beginning. At the end of February I finished my ATPL’s! I was supposed to reward myself with a little break and go […]


AT AFTA we are committed to supporting our community, students and staff by staying apart to come together. As the world and our industry responds to the impact of Covid 19 we wanted to share with you what measures we have adapted in AFTA during these unprecedented times to support our students and our future […]

Six West and AFTA Announce Student Competition Winners

Six West, a world-leading provider of flight operations services to aircraft lessors, airlines and private aviation in collaboration with the Cork-based Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) are delighted to announce the winners of the Student Initiative Competition, launched in September 2019. The competition, which was open to all students in Ireland from transition to sixth […]