Six students recently graduated from the Latvian airline’s AirBaltic Pilot Academy on completion of the full-time airline transport pilot programme. In addition, the 10th group of thirteen students have began their professional pilot studies.
Pauls Calitis, AirBaltic Chief Operations Officer, said, “We are proud that the third group of students has already graduated from the AirBaltic Pilot Academy and will be able to continue their chosen career very soon.
“We are also pleased with the young and determined 10th group of students who started their studies today. These events reveal that the pilot profession and the studies at our Pilot Academy have high demand, and we are also delighted to see women not only among students, but also between graduates.”
Overall, there are now 90 active students at AirBaltic Pilot Academy. Most of the students are from Baltic countries, however, there are students also from other EU countries such as Germany, France, Finland, Spain and Italy among others. More than 10% of AirBaltic Pilot Academy students are female.