G Air Training Centre, based in Portugal, has announced it has been selected by easyJet to provide pilot graduates to the airline.
To start the new partnership, easyJet plans to assess and recruit G Air graduates, aiming to offer a number of flying opportunities as easyJet pilots.
The first round of pilot selection took place at G Air’s Training Centre in Ponte de Sor, Portugal and in easyJet’s headquarters in Luton during the month of June. Selected G Air pilots will start training with easyJet next October.
Ana Vasques, G Air Training Centre CEO, stated, “We are proud that easyJet selected G Air to partner as a professional airline pilot provider. I am sure that the quality of our training will allow our graduates to became easyJet’s future co-pilots and Captains. This new partnership consolidates the worldwide recognition of G Air’s growth and training offer and confirms the training quality of our graduates.”
José Lopes, easyJet’s Commercial Director for Spain and Portugal said, “We are excited to be partnering with G Air and look forward to meeting and assessing G Air students and graduate pilots. We see this commitment with G Air as an integral part of our long term strategy to turn Portugal Orange as we increase our network, our crew bases and training facilities within Portugal.”