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Aer Lingus Offers Pilot Training Program for Inexperienced, Unqualified Applicants

Aer Lingus Offers Pilot Training Program for Inexperienced, Unqualified Applicants
Ryan Boyd

Irish carrier Aer Lingus has opened up a program to prospective pilots that does not require any degrees or certification at the outset from applicants. Candidates for Future Pilot Programme will undergo a 14-month intensive program meant to certify them as First Officers by 2020.

Successful candidates will be placed aboard the carrier’s new Airbus A320 and A321neo aircaft.

To read more on this story, go to Daily Post.

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  1. Danwriter

    May 1, 2018 at 7:05 am

    Portending a time in the not-too-distant future when a “pilot” will be an onboard systems manager in an autonomous cockpit.

  2. DEN

    May 1, 2018 at 8:02 am

    What a misleading and unprofessional byline. Aren’t all untrained future pilots inexperienced and or unqualified?

    I praise and admire any company that undertakes a training program for future employees.

    Sometimes I grow weary of the quality of reporting on FT………

  3. mvoight

    May 2, 2018 at 10:28 am

    Unqualifed? I doubt they would hire and train someone unqualified to be trained

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