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  • Flight's training special: Eager to learn


    From China to the Middle East, the aviation boom has set off a skills scramble as countries struggle to find and train thousands of new pilots. We look at how flying schools in China and India, as well as training providers in Australia, North America and elsewhere, are responding to the challenge


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  • IN FOCUS: Southeast Asian aerospace sector extends its reach


    Southeast Asian companies have an increasingly visible present in the airline industry, as established names, and...


  • Omega aims for light sport aircraft market


    New Zealand company Omega Aircraft is seeking partners for development of a new light aircraft, the Omega,...


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  • IN FOCUS: Southeast Asian aerospace sector extends its reach

    News | 13 Feb 2012 08:00 | Mavis Toh

    Southeast Asian companies have an increasingly visible present in the airline industry, as established names, and several new ones, look to benefit from growing demand.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Southeast-Asian-aerospace-sector-extends-its-reach-367870/
  • Air Arabia expands throughout region

    News | 29 Jun 2010 12:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    After expanding to Egypt and Jordan, Sharjah's low-cost airline is intent on conquering the Middle East and North Africahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-Arabia-expands-throughout-region-343645/
  • Training & Development Guide 2009

    News | 26 Jan 2009 11:00

    <P>Welcome to Flight International’s first annual training &amp; development guide, your manual to help you navigate through the fog and choose the right training provider for you or your employees.</P> <P>In an economic downturn, it is easy to regard training as a luxury, a cost to be trimmed when budgets are tight. But taking such a short term view to career development is part of the reason the industry as a whole struggles to cope when better times return and demand for pilots, engineers, air traffic controllers, managers and other professions begins taking off again.</P> <P>The current crisis facing airlines may temporarily tighten the growing gap between the need for new pilots and their supply, for instance. However, long term trends such as decline in air force pilots -&nbsp; a traditional route into the industry -&nbsp; and in airline cadet programmes has left most would-be pilots having to finance their own training. This is something many experts fear will create a huge skilhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Training-Development-Guide-2009-321551/
  • Omega aims for light sport aircraft market

    News | 05 Aug 2008 11:00 | Emma Kelly

    New Zealand company Omega Aircraft is seeking partners for development of a new light aircraft, the Omega,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Omega-aims-for-light-sport-aircraft-market-310449/
  • Improve safety or we’ll stop growth, CAAC warns

    News | 04 Sep 2007 00:00

    <P><FONT face=Times>The need to increase safety over China’s skies has been underlined by the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC), which is threatening to put a brake on excessive airline growth if training is not ramped up immediately.</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Times>With innovative training providers hawking their services at the APATS Hong Kong show, including Alpha Aviation Group’s Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) training regime being highlighted, the race is on to accelerate the much-needed pilot and maintenance expertise, which is currently in short supply in mainland China.</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Times>In a statement released by the head of CAAC, Yang Yuanyuan warns the air transport industry is developing “too fast”, and is confronted with “huge pressure to ensure safety”. With insufficient qualified personnel, airport infrastructure and regulated airspace, Yang says current growth “is too much for the industry to handle and may produce high risks in flight safety”.</FONhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Improve-safety-or-well-stop-growth-CAAC-warns-216494/
  • Technology shift: Flight simulators

    News | 12 Jun 2007 00:00 | Graham Warwick

    Technology is driving the flight simulator market, with the emphasis on cutting costs as manufacturers champion new 'non-zero flight-time' machineshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Technology-shift-Flight-simulators-214543/