Training en Training Match <div class="field-deck"> Together, companies deepen their reach into the growing global airline pilot training market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“For us, it was a no-brainer, a marriage made in heaven,” CTC Aviation president Rob Clarke said, describing the acquisition of UK-based training business CTC Aviation by L-3 Communications, parent to L-3 Link Simulation & Training.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Training Alan Crawford ATW Plus CTC Aviation L-3 Communications L-3 Link Simulation & Training ob Clarke R Wed, 23 Sep 2015 18:11:00 +0000 180761 at L-3 Training & Simulation Five priorities for the new United Airlines CEO <div class="node-body blog-body">New United Airlines president and CEO Oscar Munoz, who took up the post yesterday after Jeff Smisek stepped down, said he will spend his first 90 days traveling the United network listening to and talking to people. That sounds like a good and very appropriate start, especially the listening. Here’s my list of what I think should be Munoz’ five top priorities in these early days: </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Blogs Training Jeff Smisek Oscar Munoz Star alliance united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 10 Sep 2015 22:00:00 +0000 179421 at Analysis - Seeking Pilots <div class="field-deck"> US regional airlines and ALPA squabble over how real the “pilot shortage” is. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Is there a pilot shortage in the US? It depends on whom you ask.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analysis Associations Safety Training ALPA ATW Plus pilot shortage Tim Canoll US Pilot shortage Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:42:00 +0000 178481 at Thinkstock Swiss Aviation Training completes Airbus-Boeing simulator conversion <div class="node-body article-body">Swiss Aviation Training (SAT) has converted the first Airbus full-flight simulator (FFS) to the latest version of the Boeing 777-300ER.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Training Airbus A330/340 ATW Plus Boeing 777 CAE Swiss Aviation Training Swiss International Air Lines Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:12:00 +0000 177131 at <p>Boeing 777 full flight simulator conversion</p> Swiss Aviation Training CTC Aviation Group inks 737 simulator usage contract with Norwegian <div class="node-body article-body">UK crew specialist CTC Aviation Group has announced a new five-year Boeing 737-800W full-flight, modular simulator usage agreement with Norwegian Air Shuttle to support the airline’s expanding training requirements up to 2020. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Training ATW Plus Boeing 773-800W CTC Aviation flight simulator L-3 Link London Gatwick Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18:01:00 +0000 175791 at ALPA, DeFazio vow to fight attempts to lower ‘1,500 hr. rule’ <div class="node-body article-body">US airlines, particularly regional carriers, have expressed hope that strict pilot training requirements implemented by FAA in 2013 will be eased in FAA reauthorization legislation expected to be taken up by Congress later this year, but there will likely be a strong push back against any efforts to change the rules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location Safety Training 1 500 hr. rule Air Line Pilots Association ALPA ATW Plus Colgan Air Congress FAA reauthorization Peter DeFazio pilot training Tim Canoll Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:44:00 +0000 173751 at <p>US Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon)</p> ALPA US regional Cape Air signs for Aerosim pilot training <div class="node-body article-body">US independent regional carrier Cape Air has signed an agreement with Aerosim Training. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Training Aerosim ATR 42 ATW Plus Cape Air Cessna Islander Nantucket Airlines Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:05:00 +0000 172731 at <p>Cape Air Cessna 402</p> Cape Air LOT Polish Airlines launches flying school <div class="node-body article-body">Poland’s national carrier LOT Polish Airlines will launch the LOT Flight Academy, making use of its existing flight deck personnel as instructors, the airline said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Training ATW Plus LOT Flight Academy LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:54:00 +0000 170141 at <p>LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787</p> By Kurt Hofmann L-3 Communications acquires CTC Aviation for $220 million <div class="node-body article-body">L-3 Communications has acquired UK- headquartered crew specialist CTC Aviation Group, which will now be known as L-3 CTC, for £143 million ($220 million).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Training acquisition Alan Crawford ATW Plus CTC Aviation Group Electronic Systems L-3 Communications L-3 CTC L-3 Link UK Link Simulation & Training Link UK Michael Strianese Precision Engagement & Training sector Thu, 28 May 2015 18:56:00 +0000 167421 at Air Astana opens training center for engineers in Almaty <div class="node-body article-body">Kazakhstan-based Air Astana has opened a training center for engineers in Almaty, with certification in European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 147 standards by Kazakh and European aviation authorities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Training Air Astana Airbus ATW Plus Boeing EASA Embraer Tue, 26 May 2015 18:46:00 +0000 167091 at <p>Air Astana Boeing 767-300ER</p> By Kurt Hofmann