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A flying start: FTA Global flight school lands Brighton University partnership to deliver pilot licence training

Charlotte Berrystone06 Jul 2022

New course starting in September 2022 offers training towards a private pilot licence for single engine aircraft - a stepping stone to a commercial pilot career.

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Posted in: Brighton University

FTA Celebrates over 100 Dual-Licensed Students through its doors!

Charlotte Berrystone06 Jul 2022

From the 1st January 2021, FTA Global have taken advantage of their unique location on the south coast of the UK to allow students to maximise their employability by training for dual EASA and UK CAA licensing at no extra financial cost.

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Posted in: dual

FTA Fantasy Wings Bursary Awarded at the Fantasy Wings Annual Conference!

Charlotte Berrystone04 Jul 2022

FTA Global awarded a £10,000 Bursary to one lucky winner at this year's Fantasy Wings Annual Conference.

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FTA Graduate and Ryanair Pilot Liam offers advice to those embarking on their pilot training

Charlotte Berrystone01 Jun 2022

We recently caught up with FTA Graduate Liam, who is now working as a First Officer with Ryanair. Liam discusses a day in the life of being a pilot at Ryanair, the training process and offers advice to those embarking on their pilot training.

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Press Release: FTA Global announces partnership with Fantasy Wings

Charlotte Berrystone09 Apr 2022

FTA Global, the school that delivers elite flight training for professional pilots, today announces a new partnership with Fantasy Wings, the programme that gives Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people and Women a platform to enter and excel in the Aviation industry or become commercial airline pilots.

Aimed to make pilot training more accessible to those who are underrepresented in the aviation community, FTA Flight school has taken proactive steps to address career development and financial barriers to study by committing to the following benefits offered through their Pilot training and Flight Instructor Ratings.

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FTA Open Day

Josiah Kirpalani22 Mar 2022

We hosted our FTA Open Day on Saturday which was a great success; including a seminar hosted by a TUI Captain.

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Posted in: FTA, integrated pilot training, pilot, commercial pilot, 2021, pilot training in 2021

Cadet Stories: Kaveri

Charlotte Berrystone10 Mar 2022

We spoke to Kaveri this week who is currently on our Integrated Flight Deck Programme. Kaveri explains what it's like being a female pilot in the aviation industry and why she chose FTA as her flight training provider.

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Posted in: cadets, International Women's Day

Cadet Stories: Kate

Charlotte Berrystone09 Mar 2022
Kate takes us through her motivation to become a pilot and her experience training.

When did you decide you wanted to be a pilot? What was it that first sparked your interest in aviation and becoming a pilot?

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Posted in: start pilot training, cadets, Women in Aviation International

Cadet Stories: Isabelle

Charlotte Berrystone08 Mar 2022

We recently caught up with Isabelle who is about to start the next phase of her pilot training with us - the Full Advanced Package. She explained why she decided to come to FTA and her passion for becoming a pilot. 

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Posted in: cadet, Women in Aviation International

International Women's Day - Tuesday 8th March 2022

Josiah Kirpalani08 Mar 2022

International Women's Day is a global day which celebrates the social, cultural, economic, and political achievements of women. As well as being a day for celebration, a significant part of the day is also making a call to action for accelerating women's equality. 

Aviation is an industry where both of these elements of International Women’s Day can be seen. Great strides have been taken and achieved for female pilots, however, indisputably, more can and needs to be done to ensure that there is true equality in the aviation industry. - Only 5.8% of the world’s airline pilots are female (The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21).

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Posted in: pilot training, FTA, pilot, Pilot jobs, become a pilot, be a pilot, women in aviation, female pilots, cadet, careers, easyjet, commercial pilot, airline pilot, pilot interview, cadet stories, Channel 5, #BreakTheBias, British Women Pilots’ Association, International Women's Day, Women in Aviation International

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