BAA Training becomes the first ENAC‘s partner to provide flight training in Europe

2020-11-17

Highlights: • BAA Training becomes the first ENAC’s flight training partner in Europe after receiving ENAC’s approval of its flight training base in Lleida-Alguaire, Spain. • The flight training approval is a further step to strengthening the existing business ties between BAA Training and ENAC. Having passed the compliance audit, the BAA Training flight base in Lleida-Alguaire received official approval from ENAC to carry out flight training for ENAC’s students. The consent to audit the BAA Training’s Spanish flight base was given to ENAC by Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC). ENAC acts as an ATPL and MPL pilot training provider for such airlines as...

BAA Training Selects L3Harris Technologies to Enhance Pilot Training Device Mix

2020-10-12

L3Harris Technologies has been selected by BAA Training to supply eight new flight training devices (FTDs) to further support BAA Training’s expansion program. L3Harris will install the eight new FTDs at BAA Training’s locations across Europe and Asia from 2021. The agreement builds on the purchase of full flight simulators (FFS) announced in March 2020. The eight FTDs are for a combination of A320, 737 MAX and 737 NG aircraft. All devices will be certified to European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Level 2 and provide a realistic training environment incorporating an enclosed cockpit, visual system and aircraft specific controls. The devices...

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New CEO Appointed To Lead Pilot Training Centre – BAA Training China

2020-10-01

Mr. Vytautas Ledakas is the newly appointed CEO of BAA Training China - a modern aviation training centre planned to be equiped with six full-flight simulators (FFS) and part of a Joint Venture (JV) established in 2019 by Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA). His appointment will entail the management and development of the centre‘s pilot training operations. “I am pleased to announce that Mr. Vytautas Ledakas has been appointed as the new CEO of BAA Training China. His management experience from different industries and especially from BAA...

BAA Training Vietnam Turns One: Road to Success

2020-09-18

Success usually comes to those who put big efforts, take initiatives and make bold decisions. These ingredients are also the secret of success behind BAA Training Vietnam, the first and only independent aviation training provider in the country which celebrates its extraordinary first anniversary. 19 September, 2019, marked the official beginning of BAA Training Vietnam operations as the training centre received the certificate of Approved Training Organisation (ATO) issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV). It has been a year full of joy, significant achievements and unprecedented circumstances. Through this relatively short period of time BAA Training Vietnam has managed...

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New Pilot Training Centre in Spain to Welcome Boeing 737 MAX 8 Full Flight Simulator

2020-07-30

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, is going forward with expansion in Spain. A global aviation training provider is establishing  a 5300-square-meter training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. Notably, the new facility will become a home to Boeing 737 NG, Airbus A320ceo/neo and a new type for the company – Boeing 737 MAX 8 full flight simulator. The COVID-19 crisis has prompted dramatic re-evaluation and re-adjustment of plans, especially the ones related to expansion. Neverheless, BAA Training managed to open a brand new training centre in China this June and is...

BAA Training and HNCA Opens A Brand New Aviation Training Centre in China

2020-06-15

The opening ceremony held on 14 June, 2020, marked the beginning of the activity of BAA Training China – a modern six full flight simulators‘ (FFS) aviation training centre. Following the Joint Venture (JV) agreement between Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding, and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA), signed in July 2019, the companies have established the new BAA Training China training centre in Zhengzhou city, Henan province,  People‘s Republic of China. The brand new training centre is designed to provide the capacity of 40,000 flight hours per year and train approximately 4,000 lpilots....

BAA Training Resumes Flight Training in Lithuania

2020-05-06

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, announces the reopening of the flight training base in Kaunas, Lithuania, and resumption of its Ab Initio flight training operations after the Covid-19 distractions. While successfully continuing theoretical training and school exams virtually, the Academy is also actively re-launching practical training. Providing initial pilot training since 2009 and collaborating with major airlines for cadet training programs since 2016, BAA Training currently counts over 320 students at its Ab Initio school. After the Covid–19 hit the aviation industry and countries' lockdown took place, BAA Training, as all the educational institutions, was forced to close classrooms in Lithuania...

BAA Training and L3Harris Technologies sign a multimillion-dollar deal

2020-03-03

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 –...