ATR 42/72 600 Type Ratings in Bangkok by JETSTREAM ATO

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JETSTREAM Aviation Academy ATO

Athens, Greece – Dubai, UAE

24/01/2017

Jetstream Aviation Academy ATO expands its global presence by providing pilot training on the ATR 42/72 600 using flight simulators in Bangkok. From the beginning of this year the type rating training, provided under the DGCA regulations, has been conducted using Jetstream approvals and with selected instructors who are, both highly experienced and airline captains current on type. The 15 days theoretical training takes place in one of our partner centers, either in India or in Bangkok, followed by 15 days simulator training in Bangkok.

CEO Captain John Diskos commented: “As the modern ATR 600 aircraft are delivered to India’s airline operators, the demand for pilot training is high. The decision to use flight simulators in Bangkok for the ATR 600 was due to the high quality of the simulators and the convenience of the short distance from India. We train our pilots to the highest level, taking great pride in associating with the best quality simulator centers around. We are able to comprehensively provide the training needs of all ATR operators in India and overseas. Jetstream ATO will be providing client-customised training as well as the training and checks required by regulation. This arrangement provides the opportunity for operators to outsource to Jetstream the often costly check and training functions. Being able to conduct the type training and checks for our pilots next to Bangkok airport allows us to significantly reduce the expenditure and time that would otherwise be incurred for crews engaged in training”.

Jetstream Aviation Academy is a combined EASA ATO for high quality complex training services from ab initio pilot to all types of Airbus, Boeing, ATR, DHC8, etc., including pilot and cabin crew provision and one of the leading civil and military training organizations in Europe and Middle East. With 2 training centers, in Athens International Airport in Greece and in Dubai, UAE, is the trusted organisation for a clientele of major air operators and regulatory authorities, such as: Alitalia, Monarch, Qatar, Etihad, Philippine Airlines, SpiceJet, JetAirways, Aegean, Hellenic Airforce, Airbus Military, Hellenic CAA, Italian Ministry of Defence, etc.

Jetstream since 2008 has vast experience in training Indian pilots under DGCA requirements. In 2016 alone the academy, trained in excess of 450 Indian pilots on A320, B737 and ATR airplane types.