Baltic Aviation Academy finished year 2010 by doubling its’ students numbers, number of training programs and pilot training instructors. Focusing on foreign markets, academy attracts an increasing number of students from CIS countries and India.
“2010 was a year of a tremendous growth for our company. Being one of the fastest growing aviation training centres in Eastern Europe, we put a strong emphasis on the customer services. Leisure time in the aviation museum, complete support of visa services – we want to provide our customers not only the high quality training, but also a great experience” - commented Chief executive officer of the Baltic Aviation Academy aviation training centre Egle Vaitkeviciute.
In addition to the training programs for Boeing 737 CL, Boeing 757 and Saab 340/2000, last year Baltic Aviation Academy introduced new type rating training courses for Boeing 737 NG, Boeing 767, Airbus A320, ATR 42-72, Bombardier CRJ 100/200, Embraer 135/145 and Bombardier CRJ 700/900 aircrafts. The other growth factors were the establishment of the initial pilot training school (FTO) and new crew lease business branch. During 2010 it leased 48 professional pilots and flight instructors with Tajik Air and Air Batumi being our first clients.
By the end of 2010, the pilot training centre offered 34 training programs with 2000 annual students being trained by 100 professional flight instructors (half of which come from foreign countries).
With headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuania, Baltic Aviation Academy invites professional aviation instructors from Lithuania, Latvia, Sweden, Slovenia, Italy, Greece, Germany and Austria. Practical knowledge is gained in the full flight simulator network in Lithuania, Sweden, France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, and the USA. Baltic Aviation Academy’s personnel has trained over 10 000 aviation specialists.