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Cebu Pacific to pay for training of pilots

IN anticipation of a shortfall of pilots in the next 10 years, low-cost carrier operator Cebu Air Inc. (CEB) has embarked on a free training program for prospective pilots, anticipating to graduate about 250 aviators in the next five years. Lance Y. Gokongwei, who sits as president at the airline, said the carrier will be investing $25 million to train the cadet-pilots to become full-fledged first officers and eventually captains. The basic qualification required is for prospective applicants to be a Filipino, college graduate and must be proficient in English. Gokongwei said candidates need not worry about shelling-out money for tuition to a flying school as the airline company that operates under the trade name “Cebu Pacific Air” will shoulder the cost first, and pay the cost of the prog...

iFly Global now offering World Of Crew App promotions

World Of Crew – Your Layover Companion   From glorious sunset selfies in the cockpit to layovers in Hawaii and five-star hotel stays, these are some of the perks of being a cabin crew. When you are working as a Flight attendant, the layovers are probably the most exciting part of the job. You could be in New York for breakfast and dinner in Milan or London one day, and Bogota the next. This is where World Of Crew enters your life.     >> DOWNLOAD THE APP FOR FREE HERE <<   World Of Crew has one mission: To help you indulge your love for travel during your layovers and holidays. To be your perfect layover companion as you explore the world. You must be wondering, how?   Get more than 1,000 discounts all over the world Tours, activities, restaurants...

AirBaltic To Replace Bombardier Q400s With Jets

Latvian carrier airBaltic, which is in the process of being reprivatized, plans to phase out its 12 Bombardier Q400s and replace them with either CSeries or Embraer E195-E2s. “We will be announcing an order to replace the Q400s. The decision to replace our Q400s with jets has already been taken, so it just a question of when we announce the order. The turboprop era is over, so we are going jet,” airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss told ATW in an exclusive interview. Riga-based airBaltic currently operates 12 Q400s. This was meant to rise to 14, but the airline is sticking at 12 after taking the decision to transition to an all-jet fleet. The Q400s will come off lease around 2021-22, although airBaltic is considering bringing in the jet replacements around 2019-20 and subleasing the Q400s until the ...

iFly Global Now Flying High with Wings Privilege Cards 

Aviation Industry Social Giants Collaborate to Offer More Rewards   Manila, Philippines (July 25, 2017) – iFly Global – Aviation Careers Network and Flyhigh Manila have signed a cooperation deal to promote FlyHigh Manila’s Wings Privilege Cards across iFly Global’s vast network. This deal will help bring a greater awareness and accessibility of Rewards Card Program to a wider audience and assist in attracting more members into the exclusive program for existing and past Airline Cabin Crew members. iFly Global – Aviation Careers Network is a new member of the Shijie Aviation Group and is well known in the aviation industry for its online aviation jobs network and recruitment portal for Pilots, Cabin Crew, engineers, and other aviation industry positions as listed on its website www.ifl...

Emirates and flydubai join forces, announce extensive partnership agreement

Emirates and flydubai join forces, announce extensive partnership agreement   Partnership includes an expansive codeshare agreement, schedule alignment and network optimisation Passenger benefits to include access to over 200 unique destinations, seamless travel experience and frequent flyer programmes alignment Both airlines to continue being managed independently   Dubai, UAE, 17 July 2017 – Emirates and flydubai today unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers unmatched travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth.   The innovative partnership goes beyond code-sharing and includes integrated...

8 Proven Steps to get your Dream Job as a Flight Attendant

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Airline Pilot and Engineer Information Seminar Kuala Lumpur 17th June 2017

Ever thought about an aviation career and becoming an Airline Pilot or Engineer? It’s a dream job for many, and lets face it, you’ll the chance to travel the world, get a pretty great view from the office window! The International Aviation Centre’s Pilot & Engineer Career Seminar is completely free to attend and will talk you through step by step what’s required to obtain you commercial pilot licence, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence, and get both feet onto the career ladder where many graduates have started and quickly progressed onto fulfilling careers flying and maintaining Airlines from all over the world. Whether you already have some previous experience, or you are a complete newcomer to aviation, the Aviation Career Seminar is the best place to find out how to achieve your ...

VietJet, owned by a female billionaire, goes global

Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, CEO of Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air speaks during an interview in Hanoi, Vietnam, 28 May 2017. Ms Thao, 46, became Vietnam’s first self-made woman billionaire, as well as the only Southeast Asian representative, according to the world’s self-made women billionaires list released by Forbes magazine. (EPA photo) HANOI — VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co is in talks to become the first company in Vietnam to list its shares on a stock exchange overseas as the carrier, which controls more than 40% of the domestic airline market, seeks more funds after plans for billions of dollars in aircraft purchases. “We’ve been approached by some foreign stock exchanges including London, Hong Kong and Singapore, which expressed their interest in our stock,” N...

EASA Aircraft Engineering Courses Now in Jakarta with Aviation Australia Partnership

Aviation Australia and JATC have formed a strategic training partnership in Indonesia May 2017 Aviation Australia has signed a cooperative partnership agreement with the Jakarta Aviation Training Center (JATC) for the delivery of aircraft maintenance engineering training to Indonesian students. Training will be delivered at JATC’s campus, located next to the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, as well as Aviation Australia’s campus located next to the Brisbane International Airport. Students will complete the first six months of their European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved basic training course (B1.1) in Jakarta, before transferring to Brisbane to complete the remaining 12 months. The Brisbane based training is inclusive of practical training and live aircraft mainten...

Emirates Airline Career Page

EXPLORE A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES The Emirates Group offers a wide range of careers, whether you’re looking to join our pilots, engineering, cabin crew or dnata’s travel and air services teams, browse our current vacancies and find out what it’s like to work for a dynamic and multicultural business. >> CLICK HERE FOR EMIRATES AIRLINE CAREER PAGE <<  

AirAsia to launch new Chinese low cost carrier

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd signed a joint venture agreement with China on Sunday to establish a low cost carrier (LCC), with a base in the east-central city of Zhengzhou. AirAsia (China) is a joint venture between AirAsia, Everbright Group and Henan Government Working Group, the airline said in a statement. AirAsia (China) will also invest in aviation infrastructure, including a dedicated LCC terminal at Zhengzhou airport and an aviation academy to train pilots, crew and engineers, as well as maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities to service aircraft, the statement said. No further details of the LCC were provided. Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is on a visit to China, witnessed the signing of the joint venture agreement. “This Chinese venture repr...

Malindo to be renamed Batik Air

BATIK Air is going to be the new name for Malindo Air. This will come into effect in the second half of this year, but everything else will remain the same. The rationale behind the branding change is to better align the offerings within Indonesia’s Lion Air Group stable of airlines to ensure there is seamless full service travel domestically and internationally. “The feeder traffic from Lion Air group is not much now but the dynamics will change with Batik Air in the second half of this year,’’ Malindo Air CEO Chandran Rama Muthy says. “We, Malindo Air (Batik Air Malaysia) will be the international link within the Lion Air group while the existing Batik Air Indonesia will continue to serve the Indonesian market and it is a full service carrier. We will promote Batik Air Malaysia brand acr...

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