Women In the Pilot Cockpit

2020-03-06

Women are confidently stepping into a cockpit. However, this is not a Hollywood film scene. Female pilots are breaking the stereotype that a pilot profession is an exclusively male one. According to the statistics, female pilots only amount to slightly over 5 per cent of the total number of pilots. Nowadays, airlines are facing a pressuring issue of a pilot shortage; therefore, they are encouraging gender equality, initiating programs, establishing scholarships and employing various motivation techniques to attract more women to choose this profession. Therefore, today’s aviation market tendencies are favourable to women who are considering pursuing to become a pilot. ‘BAA...

Aviation – Not Only for Men

2020-03-03

BAA Training joins Women of Aviation Worldwide Week (WOAW) and invites ladies to discover pilot career opportunities open not only for men. According to global statistics, 9746 women are working as the first officers in the airlines worldwide and there are 2630 female captains. Female pilots represent just over 5% of all pilots in the world. There could be many more! For example, India is the world leader according to the number of women pilots with 12.41% female first officers and just 4.38% female captains flying for the airlines. Does the aviation industry need so many pilots? According to the annual Boeing...

BAA Training and L3Harris Technologies sign a multimillion-dollar deal

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest aviation training centres in Europe, and L3Harris Technologies, a global aerospace and defence technology innovator, have signed a multimillion-dollar contract under which BAA Training will acquire nine RealitySeven full flight simulators. BAA Training becomes the first ever independent aviation training centre to make such a significantly sized order. Fulfilling its global expansion plan, BAA Training shall put into operation nine full flight simulators from both the Boeing and Airbus aircraft family, including Boeing 737NG, Airbus A320neo, and other types, in two phases. The first four full flight simulators are scheduled to be assembled,...

BAA Training Vietnam Introduces Second A320 FFS

2020-02-26

BAA Training Vietnam, a brand new aviation training centre located in Ho Chi Minh, announces expanding their training equipment. A state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo full flight simulator has been assembled and approved by Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to provide pilot training in Vietnam. A modern 3000-square-metre training centre opened doors in September of 2019 and with their first Airbus A320ceo full flight simulator started to provide pilot training for both airlines and independent pilots. As the first training device has already reached its full utilisation, the second, this time Airbus A320neo full flight simulator, is being introduced to the market. In...

BAA Training to start using unleaded aviation fuel

BAA Training to start using unleaded aviation fuel

2020-02-24

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, and Air BP, one of the world's largest suppliers of aviation fuel products and services, have signed an agreement expanding the cooperation. Air BP will supply Avgas 100LL aviation fuel to all BAA Training flight bases, as well as unleaded aviation fuel for BAA Training’s aircraft in Lleida-Alguaire and at other Spanish airports where it delivers its training activities. With this agreement, BAA Training is one of the first aviation academies in Southern Europe to use unleaded Avgas. The deal includes the bulk supply of UL91 –...

BAA Training to open biggest aviation training center in South Europe

BAA Training to open biggest aviation training center in South Europe

2020-01-29

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe announces further expansion in Spain. Being a global aviation training provider BAA Training chose the location and started the establishment of a training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. By establishing BAA Training Spain, the company is to open a 5300-square-meter modern training center with the brand new training equipment, classrooms, briefing rooms and a luxury lounge. According to the BAA Training representatives, BAA Training Spain is set to operate 7 full flight simulators by 2023, becoming the biggest training center in Southern Europe. As the building...

Differences between the Classic and Next Generation

Differences between the Boeing 737 Classic and Next Generation

2020-01-23

Sometimes called “the most successful” might sound tricky but not when we talk about Boeing 737. After the April 9th in 1967, when the first Boeing 737 took flight, this aircraft model took its manufacturer to the market leader position, therefore, it dominated in the market for more than 52 years now. The company started producing Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft in 1996, which could fly faster, and higher, meanwhile, using less fuel. After the maiden flight in 1997, the NG received attention and airlines worldwide started ordering the Boeing 737 NG followed its ancestor's success and made the most popular...

Highlights of 2019

2020-01-20

2019 has been an extraordinary year for BAA Training providing a full scope of aviation training solutions to the global aviation market. Being an expert in pilot, cabin crew or ground handling training, operating most popular aircraft Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 full-flight simulators and providing wet or dry lease services this year has been full great achievements and confident steps fulfilling global expansion plans. And we promise you to share even more exciting news in 2020!   ...

2019 overview: the challenges and triumphs of aviation industry giants

2019 overview: the challenges and triumphs of aviation industry giants

2020-01-17

2020 is going to be a big year for the aviation industry. An improvement in profits, revenues and passenger numbers is expected so the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is forecasting a bright future after a challenging 2019. Let’s look back and see how 2019 turned out for the two giants of the aviation industry – Airbus and Boeing. Best year for Airbus Overall 2019 was a challenging and difficult year, indeed. Even though aviation industry keeps growing a slowing economic growth, trade wars, geopolitical tensions, continuing uncertainty over Brexit and social turmoil – all of these had an impact on the...

CBTA in training – one step forward towards safer skies

2020-01-09

“Mistakes are inevitable in aviation, especially when one is still learning new things. The trick is to not make the mistake that will kill you”, once said Stephen Coonts, a naval aviator and the author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels. Indeed, human errors play a major role in aviation incidents and accidents. Actually, it is agreed that 80 percent of aviation related incidents involve so-called human factors, and a significant proportion of these are related to operator error. This is not something new. Since the 1970’s human error has been recognised as a major contributor to numerous aviation incidents and...