Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic today, on July 1, 2019, opened application process for the autumn-winter group of 2019 at airline’s newly established Pilot Academy. Students will become airBaltic pilots upon successful completion of the full-time programme in about two years.

Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic SVP Flight Operations: “With state-of-the-art Diamond Aircraft that we are continuing to receive, a brand-new simulator, professional instructors and Integrated Airline Transport Pilot course certification, airBaltic Pilot Academy is the go-to programme for aspiring Baltic pilots. This is the only programme to offer high calibre Airline Pilot Standard training, which will lead to employment as an airBaltic pilot. This autumn the first students will already graduate the program and join the airline as pilots.”

It is planned that the autumn group of airBaltic Pilot Academy will begin their studies in September, while the winter group – in November. For more information and applications, please visit: http://pilotacademy.com.

Currently airBaltic Pilot Academy has seven training aircraft – six Diamond DA40 and one Diamond DA42. Another three Diamond Aircraft will be delivered to airBaltic Pilot Academy in 2020.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. In summer season 2019, airBaltic has launched new destinations from Riga to Dublin, Stuttgart and Lviv as well as to Kos and Menorca.