Archive for August, 2011

2012 General Assembly meetings – hosts announced - Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Following the announcement by Virgin Atlantic Airways (see News) the October meeting hosts have now been revealed.

Aero-Bildung, Link & Learn and Infowerk will jointly host the meeting in October 2012. In a joint message Sigibert Gailer, Harald Strehling and Hans-Joerg Lotter, Directors of their respective organisations, said, “We are very pleased to invite everyone to our part of Europe for the Autumn meeting.”

Further details will be announced in due course.

ESMA Aviation Academy signs a new agreement with the CAFUC – the world’s largest aeronautical school - Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

The ESMA Aviation Academy, Montpellier, hosted a visit from 12th to 14th August 2011, from the senior management of the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC), led by their Vice President, Mr Buke Chen.

A highlight of the visit was the signing of a new major contract between ESMA and the CAFUC for training beginning in 2012 for:

  • Flight Attendants: – a comprehensive and customised 8-week programme will be conducted at ESMA’s Montpellier and Paris Training Centres. Compliant with the European programme, the training will include additional modules for English language and customer services with French standards.
  • Maintenance Technicians: – ESMA Montpellier will provide Approved B1.1 License training (Aeroplane – Jet Engines) to the CAFUC students. The training, under European regulations, will take 78 weeks.

Jean-Philippe Renaud, CEO of ESMA Aviation Academy comments: “It’s an honour to have the world’s biggest aviation academy as a strategic partner. Together, CAFUC and ESMA Aviation Academy share the same training philosophy and have the same targets to make the training of CAFUC’s students an unforgettable experience. We aim at providing them the best of Aviation Training and an unmatched quality of life in the South of France and Paris. These two new cooperation areas confirm the continuing trust and the solid relationships linking CAFUC and ESMA Aviation Academy for the long term.”

Buke Chen, Vice President of the CAFUC adds: “It’s always a pleasure to come to ESMA in the south of France and enjoy their hospitality and witness the quality of training that ESMA provides. This new contract comes naturally after a successful partnership on pilot training for 2 years. We have no hesitation to maintain our trust in ESMA Aviation Academy for these new training sessions and look forward to further fruitful collaboration in the future”.

Virgin Atlantic Airways announce their hosting of the Spring 2012 meeting - Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Virgin Atlantic Airways today announced that they will host the Spring 2012 EAMTC meeting.

- - Michael Wallace - - Virgin Atlantic Airways Engineering Training Manager

Engineering Training Manager, Michael Wallace said, “We are delighted to announce that we will host the 56th EAMTC General Assembly meeting on 27th and 28th March. We’ll give more details at the 55th meeting in Copenhagen but we’re excited about inviting the world to our Gatwick home, The Base.”

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