Press releases

17 Apr

BAA Training establishes new company in Vietnam

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, has announced the establishment of a new company in Vietnam – BAA Training Vietnam which is to operate a training centre of 4 full flight simulators and Ab Initio flight school by 2023. According to the Boeing projections Asia Pacific region will require up to 253,000 new pilots until 2036. Looking at South East Asia alone, the aircraft numbers will grow from 1,410 in 2016 up to 4,200 aircraft by 2036, 77% of which will be made up of single aisle airplanes, mainly A320 and B737 family aircraft. The...

9 Mar

First Airbus A320 Door and Slide Trainer in the Baltic States

As the first and only of its kind in the Baltic States, BAA Training has added a brand new Airbus A320 Door and Slide Trainer to its repertoire of training equipment. BAA Training continues to invest in its training equipment so it will be the first choice training provider. Having announced the 4 full flight simulator acquisition just last year, one of the leading aviation centres in Northern Europe accelerates into the new year with one more, state-of-the-art equipment addition to its headquarters in Vilnius. This addition opens the possibility for timely and cost-effective cabin crew and pilot training or...

13 Nov

BAA Training acquires three new full-flight simulators from CAE

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, has announced the acquisition of three new full flight simulators from CAE. Under the agreement, BAA Training is procuring two Airbus A320 CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulators (FFSs) and one Boeing 737NG CAE 7000XR Series FFS. The full-flight simulators will be equipped with the latest innovative CAE Tropos 6000XR visual system, offering unprecedented realism. The first Airbus A320 simulator will be deployed in Vilnius, Lithuania in July 2018, the Boeing B737 NG will start operating in October 2018. Yet another Airbus A320 full-flight simulator will be housed in a...

16 Oct

Meet BAA Training at European Airline Training Symposium (EATS)

BAA Training, global aviation training provider, is attending the European Airline Training Symposium (EATS). The 16th annual conference is to take a place on 31st October – 1st November in Berlin, Germany. BAA Training invites everyone interested in aviation training to visit the Academy’s booth and learn more about our ambitious future plans. In recent years the academy has grown significantly and increased its aviation training capacity immensely. BAA Training is determined to sustain the growth by maintaining high-quality standards and ensuring flexible services and training solutions. As a consequence, two Boeing 737 NG and another Airbus A320 full flight simulators...

6 Oct

BAA Training Receives Approval for Embraer E190 Type Rating in Tanzania

BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, has received an approval to provide Embraer E190 Type rating training from the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA). From now on the company can provide Tanzanian airlines with initial and recurrent Embraer E190 Type rating training and full flight simulator dry or wet lease through BAA Training’s partner locations. This approval supplements the list of BAA Training certificates in Tanzania. The academy also holds a certificate to provide ATR 42/72 Type rating training in the country. Working with BAA Training will enable Tanzanian airlines to receive high quality EASA approved training while saving costly...

2 Oct

BAA Training and Avion Express To Offer a Brand New Cadet Programme

BAA Training, one of the leading aviation training centres in Northern Europe, and Avion Express, an airline headquartered in Vilnius, have announced new collaboration to support future aviation talents. Under the partnership BAA Training will prepare pilots to fill vacancies for the expanding fleet of Airbus A319, A320, and A321 aircraft operated by Avion Express. The initial pilot training programme for people with little to no flying experience is being launched in an effort to meet the constantly growing demand for new pilots at the company. After passing a multistage selection process and successfully completing the ATPL (frozen) course, pilots will...

28 Sep

BAA Training launches a new Ab Initio Flight School website

In the recent years BAA Training Aviation Academy has experienced an impressive growth in all the areas of its activities. Correspondingly, such a great professional leap put forward a demand for a better organization of the information available on the BAA Training website. Thus, Ab Initio Flight School is delighted to announce that it launched a new website devoted exclusively to its activity which is more convenient to navigate and makes it easier for the users to find the relevant information faster. “Keeping in mind that all the future projects are aimed at further development, Ab Initio is set to grow even bigger...

11 Sep

BAA Training Presents A Dual Profession Programme

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, launches a new training programme in cooperation with Atlantica, a private university with solid reputation in the educational industry in Portugal. The joint programme offers students an opportunity to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and acquire Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL (A) frozen) simultaneously. The programme will take three and a half years to complete, with some of the courses taken online. Students will spend one and a half years at Atlantica University in Portugal learning Aeronautical Engineering subjects, which will be followed by two years of...

31 Aug

BAA Training to prepare over 650 new pilots

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, announces that more than 650 future pilots will enrol on BAA Training’s Ab Initio programmes until the end of 2021. Recently, BAA Training has launched five new cadet programmes. Partnership agreements to support future talents were signed with Wizz Air, Lao Skyway, Small Planet Airlines, SmartLynx Airlines and Vietnam Airlines. The list of partners is expected to extend to at least three more as contracts are about to-be-singed soon. In 2017, the number of students at BAA Training has increased sharply: those enrolling on Ab Initio programmes almost doubled...

28 Aug

BAA Training gains approval to provide pilot training in Russia

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, is pleased to announce that it has renewed the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rostaviatsia) approval for Boeing 737 CL Initial, Recurrent and Renewal training. The approval also grants use of BAA Training’s own Boeing 737 CL Full Flight Simulator for providing training to Russian airline operators. It is estimated that currently there are approximately 500 Russian pilots holding licences for Boeing 737 CL. Therefore, the renewal of the BAA Training’s certificate will provide Russian aviation companies and pilots with an opportunity to renew licences and receive Boeing 737...