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AFTA ANNOUNCE NEW PILOT TRAINING PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING TURKISH LOW-COST CARRIER PEGASUS AIRLINES

Tuesday 26th November, 2019   At Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), we are pleased to announce our new Pilot Training Partnership with Pegasus Airlines, a leading Turkish low-cost carrier, to train cadets for their future careers as commercial pilots in 2019/2020.  The 20 pilot candidates who will be involved in the pilot training program as […]

AFTA Christmas Gift Guide

Give your loved ones the magical gift of flight this Christmas. We have listed our top three gift experiences to take the stress out of shopping and make you everyone’s favourite gift giver. Whether you have to buy for your grandparents, grandchildren, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces , children , parents, friends or co-workers there is […]

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 […]