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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...

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Forward-looking Plans of Avia Repair Co

2021-07-13

The newly established maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company Avia Repair Co based at Lleida-Alguaire International Airport in Spain, will start its operations shortly. BAA Training is its founder and anchor client, but a more expanded customer and service portfolio are expected to follow over the next years. Initially, Avia Repair Co will be serving BAA Training‘s fleet of 22 aircraft – 11 single-engine Tecnam P2002, 2 multi-engine Tecnam P2006 and 9 single-engine Cessna 172. Meanwhile, Goncalo Antonio Nunes Penedo, appointed Director at Avia Repair Co, has agreed to share its vision and short-term and long-term goals. Avia Repair Co has...

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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...

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Private Pilot Can Reduce Flight Expenses by Sharing Costs

2021-01-14

Although piloting for commercial purposes and earning profit is out of the Private Pilot Licence (PPL) scope, there are other financial prerogatives a private pilot might want to consider. According to EASA, it is fully legal to share flight costs with passengers in non-complex aircraft having no more than six people on board. This way, a pilot can alleviate their financial burden (but not eliminate) as they do not have to be the only one covering flight expenses: fuel, rental fee, airfield chares, etc. EU Regulation says yes to cost sharing The cost sharing conditions for private flights (and their evolution) are reflected in the EU regulation. It...

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...

BAA Training Spain

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...