BAA Training Expands Further in Spain: Establishes an MRO Avia Repair Co

2021-05-21

BAA Training’s services’ growth in Spain   BAA Training steps up a notch by implementing its European expansion plans. This time, it has established an MRO in Spain called Avia Repair Co based at Lleida-Alguaire International Airport. After a certification process, it will start providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services to BAA Training itself at the beginning and other corporate clients in the future.   This type of service will be third in the mix of services BAA Training already provides in Spain. The academy has a long record of carrying out flight training in its two bases - at Lleida-Alguaire International Airport and...

Pilot Peer Support Program

BAA Training Is the First ATO to Launch Pilot Peer Support Program

2021-05-14

Highlights: BAA Training is the first ATO to introduce a Pilot Peer Support Program (PPSP) to improve pilots’‎ psychological well-being. The program complying with the highest standards set out by EASA has been approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Malta. Developed in cooperation with Avia Solutions Group’s‎ airlines, Avion Express and KlasJet, the program primarily aims to assist their pilots with expert peer support in times of need. Taking care of its students’ and flight instructors’ emotional well-being, BAA Training will shortly make the program available to them as well. BAA Training is the first ATO to launch a...

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BAA Training Spain Starts Pilot Training with an Airbus A320 FFS

2021-04-06

The first state-of-the-art Airbus A320 FFS is ready for training in a brand-new pilot training centre BAA Training Spain located in Barcelona, 10 minutes away from El-Prat airport. The Airbus A320 operational readiness, in fact, signifies that pilot training operations are ready to begin.   Managing Director of BAA Training Spain, Aurimas Urbonas, says: “We are delighted to announce that with the first Airbus A320 full flight simulator ready for training we are now all set to offer world-class pilot training. We embark on the next phase of the training centre’‎s operation and demonstrate our commitment to accomodating various pilot needs in...

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BAA Training is One of the First in Europe to Implement Area 100 KSA

2021-02-24

BAA Training is one of the first aviation training centers in Europe to start Ab Initio pilot training with integrated Area 100 KSA. The acronym stands for „Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes“ and represents a philosophy in initial pilot training focusing on competency-based training and assessment (CBTA) instead of factual knowledge training. While gaining particular importance in the aviation field, this paradigm allows students to develop appropriate ICAO core competencies during the ground training and apply theoretical knowledge through practical exercises. Egle Vaitkeviciute, CEO at BAA Training, says: „Despite the challenges posed by the virus, BAA Training has strategically reinforced focus on quality...

BAA Training Vietnam And Vietravel Airlines Sign a Long-term Partnership Agreement

2020-12-29

BAA Training Vietnam and Vietravel Airlines have recently signed a long-term partnership agreement to actively consolidate reliable and fruitful ties seeking to create value for both organizations. BAA Training has committed to the startup airline Vietravel, controlled by Vietnam’s leading tour operator Vietravel, to provide wet and dry Airbus A320 full-flight simulator lease services. The first students occupy the Airbus A320 full-flight simulator (FFS) from November 2020. Additionally, Vietravel has expressed interest in the firefighting training which can also be arranged by BAA Training Vietnam. The brand new training device V9000 Commander will be used for these purposes upon request. Based at Phu Bai International Airport, Vietravel...

New Managing Director Appointed To Lead BAA Training Spain

2020-12-04

New Managing director Aurimas Urbonas appointed to lead BAA Training Spain – a modern six simulator aviation training center near Barcelona El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport set to accommodate various pilot training needs: wet and dry full flight simulators lease services, type rating training, and more. New Managing Director will develop and execute the training center’s strategic objectives and drive its organizational success. “I am delighted to announce Aurimas Urbonas has been appointed as a Managing Director of BAA Training Spain. The launch of the largest BAA Training branch is of critical importance to us, and over the 5 years of...

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...