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January 15, 2018

From Simtech Sim Partners to Ryanair First Officers

We love keeping in touch with our MCC/JOC Graduates after they leave Simtech to hear how their assessments went and what airline they will be working for! Its so motivating to see how happy they are to get hired and when they mention that the MCC/JOC in Simtech and the Sim Prep Session were key to passing their assessments we're always very proud of our hard working Training Department!We thought one story from two of our MCC/JOC Graduates Anton Murray Hill and John Smith was definitely worth
December 20, 2017

Simtech Aviation receives approval as an Aviation Security Training Organisation (ASTO) by the Irish Aviation Authority

As per the requirements of the updated November 2017 National Civil Aviation Security Programme (NCASP), the Irish Aviation Authority(IAA) has approved Simtech Aviation as an Aviation Security Training Organisation (ASTO).Under the provisions of the NCASP, from 1st December 2017 all aviation security training delivered in the Republic of Ireland must be provided by an approved ASTO. Simtech Aviation is approved to conduct training for personnel that work on and around aircraft such as pilots,
December 7, 2017

Take-off videos, supersonic flights and more female pilots. That’s just some of this week’s aviation headlines.

Increase in number of new female pilotsEasyJet is encouraging more women to take up a career as a pilot and has offered 49 new entrant female co-pilots a job this year.In 12 months, 13% of new entrant pilots it selected were female, a number which is up from 6% in 2015 when the airline launched its Amy Johnson Flying Initiative. EasyJet’s Head of Flight Operations, Captain David Morgan said: “Flying is a rewarding career and we want to attract the best people to fly our customers around Europe.”
November 30, 2017

Increases in female pilot numbers, hybrid and biofuel flights as well as comfy staff quarters – that and more in our aviation news

Qantas set to increase female pilot recruitment Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has said that at least 50 per cent of its pilot cadet intake will be women in a decade's time.The new initiative, named after Australian female aviator Nancy Bird Walton, will boost the number of female pilots by encouraging young girls to choose the applicable subjects in high school.Mr Joyce will tell the Male Champions of Change Leaders forum: "We must work at the grassroots level to encourage girls and women into studies
November 16, 2017

Why do candidates fail their airline assessments?

We follow the trends of pilot recruitment and assessments very closely in Simtech and analyse what areas candidates are falling down on in their assessments. With so many airlines recruiting at the moment, competition amongst candidates is fierce and the pressure is on. You want to secure your dream job and passing your assessment is the only way to do this.We have identified the areas where candidates are most likely to fail their assessments and give you some advice on how to confidently
November 9, 2017

Long haul flights are coming, resurfaced T3 plans for Dublin and the European Aviation Conference is here! That and more in this week’s aviation news.

Ryanair confirms plans for long-haul partnershipRyanair hopes that it will start to feed passengers to Aer Lingus for long haul flights from early next year.The company’s chief marketing officer, Kenny Jacobs, was speaking at the Web Summit in Lisbon, and said that the airline had hoped to allow customers to buy long haul tickets with its rival earlier this year, but they now believe the offering will be available in the first half of 2018.In addition to this announcement comes further plans for
October 22, 2017

Updates on the C-Series project, Brexit plans and a returning COO for Ryanair – that’s just some of this week’s aviation news

Airbus takes shares in Bombardier C-Series projectAirbus is set to take a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jet project following a series of issues including a trade dispute in the US.The agreement will see Airbus take a 50.01% stake in the development and will also give them the right to buy full control of the C-Series project in 2023.Airbus and Bombardier's chief executives have both said that the deal will help to boost sales.Bombardier's Northern Ireland's director Michael Ryan said
October 20, 2017

Aer Lingus’ Largest Ever Recruitment Drive for Permanent Direct Entry First Officers

Is your Career ready for Take Off with Aer Lingus?On behalf of our client Aer Lingus we would like to inform you of their largest ever pilot recruitment drive for permanent direct entry first officers. Over the next few years Aer Lingus will be adding the new Airbus A321LR to their fleet, which will also provide you with the opportunity to fly across the Atlantic to their destinations in Canada and North America on the longest-range, single-aisle aircraft in the World. If you want to become part
October 12, 2017

It seems as though airports and airlines are all getting busier! Read about that and more in this week’s aviation headlines

Dublin Airport passenger numbers continue to riseDublin Airport became the fifth-fastest growing airport for passenger numbers in August, across all large European airports.It was also the fourth-busiest airport in Europe for that month, handling 3.07 million passengers, a 6.6% increase on August 2016.Airports Council International said that the fastest-growing large European airport is Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, which saw a 19.6% growth rate, while passenger numbers at Istanbul Ataturk are

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