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BAA Training Starts Cooperating with Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Academy

2021-09-15

Highlights: BAA Training has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Academy, pursuing the goal to transform it into an EASA standard approved training organization (ATO). BAA Training and Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Academy will write a joint CPL training program by the end of 2021, and in 2022, accept the first students shortlisted together following BAA Training’s methodology. Within a five years term, more than 200 pilots will be prepared under the joint CPL program. BAA Training, an EASA standard ATO that operates training centres in Lithuania, Vietnam, Spain and plans to establish one in France in the...

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BAA Training to Open a New Training Centre for Transavia France

2021-08-02

Highlights: BAA Training and Transavia France have signed a term sheet contract signifying the future opening of a new training centre in France, near Paris Orly Airport (ORY). Transavia France, belonging to Air France-KLM Group, has chosen BAA Training as its official long-term partner to operate the new training centre. The parties will sign an exclusive partnership agreement shortly. BAA Training will open 6 bay simulator training centre where at least 4 of the total 6 devices will be dedicated to current and future Transavia France pilot training needs in Q4 2022. BAA Training, a part of Avia Solutions Group, and...

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BAA Training Appoints Marijus Ravoitis As Its New CEO

2021-07-26

Highlights: BAA Training appoints a new CEO – Mr. Marijus Ravoitis. Egle Vaitkeviciute progresses within the ASG group, stepping into a new role of Strategic Advisor for BAA Training. The role changes triggered by the active expansion BAA Training is implementing in European, Asian and other prospective markets come into effect on the 3rd of August, 2021. BAA Training is pleased to announce the confirmation of Marijus Ravoitis as a new CEO of the company, who will supervise all its business operations globally. Egle Vaitkeviciute steps away as a CEO and progresses her career taking a more advanced role as a...

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BAA Training secures €31 million financing for its global expansion

2021-07-22

One of the leading independent aviation training companies - BAA Training - today has announced it will be getting financing for its global expansion provided by UK Export Finance (UKEF) and US Apple Bank for Savings. Two companies belonging to Avia Solutions Group (ASG) - BAA Training and ASG Asset Management - were involved in signing the historic agreements with the leading financial institutions. The €31 million worth deal is one of the most significant agreements for the Lithuania-based company throughout its existence. It will facilitate the acquisition of 10 new simulators used for aviation training manufactured by L3Harris Technologies: Two...

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...

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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...