Avion Express cadet program fleet

Avion Express
Cadet Program

Start with no aviation experience and become an A320 First Officer flying for the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world.

Fly for the leading
narrow-body ACMI
JOB OPPORTUNITY!

It is a narrow-body ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, Insurance) and charter operator providing top-level short and long-term aircraft wet-leasing and charter service solutions.

Both BAA Training and Avion Express are family members of Avia Solutions Group, leaders in end-to-end capacity solutions for passenger and cargo airlines worldwide.

In 2023, the airline plans to have more than 50 A320 aircraft in its fleet, operating worldwide.

Facts &
figures about
AVION EXPRESS

BAA Training students

WHAT IS
Avion Express
Cadet Program?

It is a direct entry program suitable for those who aim to enter commercial operations. Upon completion, they will become A320 First Officers, joining the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world, headquartered in Lithuania.

The letters ACMI stand for Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance. When other airlines contact Avion Express, the carrier provides them with the abovementioned services. For example, they might reach out when there is not enough aircraft to meet the demandt. In this case, Avion Express will take on flight operations on behalf of these companies.

Cadets of Avion Express can benefit from flying for many different airlines and gaining a lot of diverse experience, quickly adapting to each company’s operating procedures and policies. Some notable customers of Avion Express are Norwegian Air, TUI, LOT Polish Airlines and VietJet Air, so don’t get surprised if you find yourself flying for these airlines one day as an Avion Express pilot.

Avion Express cadet program includes ATPL Integrated, A320 Type Rating and Base Training. Successful applicants will receive a conditional offer of employment from Avion Express before the training begins.

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AIRLINE JOB-READY
FIRST OFFICER
in just 20 months

10
Months

GROUND
school

8
Months

FLIGHT
school

20
Months

TOTAL
duration

ATPL
theory

ATPL
exams

HOURS
837

MONTHS
10

VFR FLIGHT
flight raining

HOURS
82

MONTHS
4

IFR – FNPT
flight training

HOURS
38

MONTHS
1

IFR – SEP
flight training

HOURS
59

MONTHS
2

ME – MEP
flight training

ME – FNPT
flight training

HOURS
11 | 3

MONTH
0.5

AUPRT – SEP/VFR
training

MCC
training

MCC – FBS
flight training

HOURS
3 | 25 | 16

MONTH
1

A320 TYPE RATING
course

BASE
training

MONTHS
2

You are an
AIRLINE
PILOT

Get one step closer today

EXPLORE OUR
training locations!

Ground school:
Lithuania, Spain or ONLINE

It is a theoretical part of your training that you can complete in one of the following locations: Lithuania, Spain or online via a purposefully dedicated virtual classroom.

The ground school in Spain is in our flight base in Lleida Alguaire, making it convenient for students to take theory and flight training in the same spot.

The ground school in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, is just next to the BAA Training simulator training center and a few bus stops from the buzz of the beautiful old town.

The virtual classroom (online) learning stands for the excellent quality EASA training that you can do anywhere in the world, avoiding traveling and living abroad expenses.

Flight school:
Spain

Our main flight base is in Spain, at Lleida-Alguaire International Airport. It is a convenient location with developed infrastructure and a suitable climate for training all year round.

You can also complete your theory training in Lleida-Alguaire to align it with your flight training.

We also have a flight base at Castellon-Costa Azahar Airport, where flight training is sometimes transferred due to changing circumstances.

You will practice on Cessna type of aircraft and FNPT II device.

Type Rating:
Lithuania or Spain

You will get your Type Rating training in one of our simulator training centers – in Vilnius, Lithuania, or Barcelona, Spain.

The training center in Vilnius is equipped with two A320s, B737 NG, B737 CL full flight simulators, FNPT II, APT and VR kits.

The training center in Barcelona is equipped with A320ceo, A320ceo/neo, B737 MAX FFSs, A320 FTD Level 2, B737 MAX FTD Level 2 (2022) and VR kits.

Both facilities feature modern classrooms, briefing rooms, a spacious lounge to rest and a dining room.

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Our
INSTRUCTORS:

in addition to instructing, work as airline pilots/ATC controllers/Line training captains/TRIs or TREs.

will help you gain multicultural experience as they come from a variety of countries, such as France, Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, etc.

hold at least a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the respective fields or even are scientists in engineering or economics holding a Ph.D.

APPLICATION
process

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Please fill out the form, and we will assign you a personal manager at BAA Training. The manager will take you through the entire selection process.

Document screening

Candidate assessment

ENTRY
requirements

Age

Over 18 years old

Education

Secondary or higher

Right to live & work in the EU

Treated equally with EU nationals

Physical status

Valid EASA 1st Class Medical Certificate

Personal competence and aptitude

Completion of special tests and interviews developed by the selection committee of BAA Training is necessary.

Theoretical preparation

Knowledge of Mathematics and Physics is of key importance

STUDENTS' LIFE
at a Glance

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