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 […]
My name is Steven O’ Brien and I completed the integrated flight training program at AFTA in June 2018. Since I can remember, I have always wanted to become a pilot. Coming from a farming background, I was drawn to the mechanical side of aviation from an early age. Following a few voucher flights when […]
My name is Kathryn Kennelly. I’m 22 years old and completed the integrated flight training course in Atlantic Flight Training Academy in May 2018. I always had a keen interest in aviation but when I finished school I pursued an accounting degree. I could never get the idea of becoming a pilot out of my […]
My name is Evan Tully. I am currently 20 years of age & completed my integrated flight training course at AFTA in April 2018. It had been a dream of mine to become a commercial pilot from a very young age. I started researching flight schools whilst still in secondary school and came across Atlantic […]
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 […]
Huge congratulations to AFTA integrated students Alex, Geoffrey, Frances & Andrew who completed their first solo flights at Cork airport recently. Great work guys, it’s a day you will never forget 🙂
It has been a busy few weeks for AFTA CPL students with the great weather making it the ideal time to get the last of their VFR flying done and dusted 🙂 Congratulations here to integrated students Jack Roche & John O’Regan who passed their CPL flight tests with flying colours!!!
It has been an extremely busy few weeks in our B737-800 simulator with many students completing both their MCC & MCC/JOC courses. A very well done to Kathryn, Fintan, Bryan, Conor, Anwar & Elsharif 🙂 Pictured here with AFTA MCCI Mark Slade.
It has been a crazy few days at the academy, with students taking advantage of the fine weather to get their CPL & MEIR flight tests done & dusted 🙂 Congratulations to Aaron, Aodhán, Sean & Steven, fab news lads & well deserved!!!!!!
More great news at the AFTA academy this week 🙂 Congratulations to Cathal, Dan, Micha, Sean, Jason & Dominik who all completed their first solo’s.