airBaltic to open pilot training academy

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Latvian airline airBaltic is inviting aspiring airline pilots to apply the airline’s newly established Pilot Academy.

"Persons selected will be the first class of students of the professional airline pilot training program and will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the program in about two years from now,'' the airline said in a news release.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic said: "Over the next five years we are planning to recruit over 1,000 highly educated professionals. Now we are taking
one step further by introducing a new education programme for our future commercial pilots. It is not only one of the most fascinating professions in the world, but highly sought-after one as well.”

The application process for the first academic year will end on January 8, 2018. At the beginning airBaltic is planning to educate 20 pilots per year with the first academic year starting in March, 2018 with the theoretical training courses.

For more information and applications, please visit: .

airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia.

airBaltic Pilot Academy
airBaltic Pilot Academy

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