Delta Air Lines Representative Visits Partner US Aviation Academy as Part of New Partnership

Delta Air Lines’ Business Development Manager Nick McMillan spoke to aviation and pilot training group US Aviation Academy’s February Atlanta A&P Class. McMillan highlighted the importance of obtaining an A&P Certificate and shared amazing perks of joining Delta.

In February 2024 Delta Air Lines announced a new partnership with US Aviation Academy with their expansion of their Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Training into Atlanta, Georgia. This strategic collaboration marks a significant step forward in aviation training and education, aiming to cultivate the next generation of skilled aviation mechanics essential for the industry’s future. Becoming an aircraft technician offers a lucrative career using hands-on skills. Any high school graduate or equivalent may apply. Those interested in trade school careers like auto mechanic are encouraged to apply.

The new training campus, situated in the heart of Atlanta in Forest Park, will leverage US Aviation Academy’s extensive expertise in aviation maintenance education and Delta Air Lines’ industry-leading practices to provide an unparalleled learning experience. The program is meticulously designed to equip students with the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to excel in the fast-paced world of aviation maintenance.

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Dubai-based International Aviation Pilot Recruitment Firm Aerviva Expands European Presence: Opens a New Office in Malta

Aerviva Aviation Consultancy, a Dubai-based international consultancy specializing in aviation recruitment and document management, announces the expansion of its operations and the establishment of a new office in Malta.

This strategic move aims to enhance convenience and accessibility for Aerviva Aviation Consultancy’s European clients. The expansion is designed to bring tailored aviation consultancy and recruitment solutions closer to the aviation companies operating on the continent.

Jainita Hogervorst, Director of Aerviva Aviation Consultancy, comments on the expansion, saying, “Our decision to open an office in Malta will enable us to better address the unique challenges faced by the European aviation industry and stay attuned to its constant pulse. Furthermore, this step demonstrates our dedication to serving the aviation consultancy and recruitment needs of our European clients while remaining close to them.”

With the new office in Malta, the company is strengthening its position as a reliable partner for aviation companies seeking customized recruitment and consultancy services in the European market.

Source: Aerviva

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Aviation and Pilot Training Group US Aviation Academy Partners with Delta Airlines for A&P Mechanic Training

Delta Air Lines, a leader in global aviation, is excited to announce a new partnership with US Aviation Academy with their expansion of their Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Training into Atlanta, Georgia. This strategic collaboration marks a significant step forward in aviation training and education, aiming to cultivate the next generation of skilled aviation mechanics essential for the industry’s future. Becoming an aircraft technician offers a lucrative career using hands-on skills. Any high school graduate or equivalent may apply. Those interested in trade school careers like auto mechanic are encouraged to apply.

The new training campus, situated in the heart of Atlanta in Forest Park, will leverage US Aviation Academy’s extensive expertise in aviation maintenance education and Delta Air Lines’ industry-leading practices to provide an unparalleled learning experience. The program is meticulously designed to equip students with the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to excel in the fast-paced world of aviation maintenance.

Key Features of the A&P Mechanic Training Campus:

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Students will have access to classrooms and hangars equipped with the latest technology and aircraft models to facilitate real-world training experiences. Industry-Leading Curriculum: the curriculum will cover all aspects of airframe and powerplant mechanics, ensuring graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of the aviation industry. Experienced Instructors: teaching staff will include veteran aviation professionals with years of experience both in the field and in education; providing students with insights into the practical aspects of aircraft maintenance.

Advantages of the Partnership: “We are thrilled to partner with the US Aviation Academy too as they provide their A&P Mechanic training campus in Atlanta, Georgia. This collaboration is not just an investment in our future workforce, but a testament to our commitment to safety, excellence, and the development of the aviation industry.” expressed April Gregg, Specialist TechOps Training, Delta Air Lines.

Enhanced Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be positioned with employment opportunities within Delta Air Lines and its affiliates, addressing the critical demand for skilled mechanics in the industry. Commitment to Education: This partnership underscores Delta Air Lines and the US Aviation Academy’s commitment to investing in education and professional development for aspiring aviation professionals.

Community Impact: The campus will also contribute to the local economy by creating job opportunities and fostering a skilled workforce within the Atlanta, Georgia community. Our position in South Atlanta is meant to provide accessible education to aircraft technician careers.

Mike Sykes, Chief Executive Officer, US. Aviation Academy, stated, “Joining forces with Delta Air Lines allows us to expand our mission of providing top-tier aviation education. Together, we’re excited to offer a unique pathway for individuals passionate about aviation maintenance to achieve their dreams.”

Enrollment and Program Details

The A&P Mechanic Training Campus in Atlanta Georgia has already started classes in January 2024 with classes starting monthly. Prospective students are encouraged to visit US Aviation Aacademy’s website for more information on enrollment criteria, program specifics, and how to apply.

For more information on the Delta Air Lines TechOps recruiting program, click here.

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Philippines-based AAG International Center for Aviation Training – Maintenance Training Center Inks Partnership with DPR Aviation College

AAG International Center for Aviation Training-Maintenance Training Center (AICAT-MTC), part of aviation training group and full flight simulator training center Alpha Aviation Group, inks partnership with DPR Aviation College on 30 January 2024 for the on-the-job training program of aviation students.

In his opening remarks, Renz Jayson Dilag (AICAT-AMO Aircraft Maintenance Manager) outlined AICAT-MTC’s integrated training philosophy, aimed at providing trainees with an unparalleled aviation experience designed to equip trainees with the skills, knowledge, and leadership qualities necessary to excel in the aviation industry.

Christian Daniel Rivera (DPR Aviation College Accountable Manager) expressed his gratitude to AICAT-MTC, highlighting the significance of the partnership in providing students with opportunities for hands-on learning and professional development.

Also gracing the ceremony were Capt. Vicente Casibang II (AAGP Accountable Manager) and Capt. Gaudencio Maniano (AICAT Accountable Manager) who conveyed their support towards DPR Aviation College. They emphasized that the students would not just receive training but also thorough preparation to be well-equipped to navigate and overcome the challenges inherent in the dynamic landscape of the aviation industry.

Source: Alpha Aviation Group
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Boeing Announces Latest Appointment for Managing Director of Boeing Defence Australia

Global aircraft manufacturer and solution provider Boeing has announced the appointment of Amy List as the new Managing Director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA). List takes over from Scott Carpendale, who has been serving as both Vice President & Managing Director of BDA and Vice President of Government Services for the Asia-Pacific region since 2022. Carpendale will now focus exclusively on the Asia-Pacific portfolio.

Amy List, with over two decades of military and Defence industry experience, including engineering and operational service in the Royal Australian Air Force, is poised to lead Boeing Defence Australia into its next phase.

Scott Carpendale, Vice President of Boeing Government Services – APAC Region, expressed confidence in List’s capabilities, stating, “Amy has more than 20 years of military and Defence industry experience, including engineering and operational service in the Royal Australian Air Force.”

List will be based at Boeing Defence Australia’s head office in Brisbane and will report directly to Scott Carpendale. Additionally, she will serve as a board member of Boeing Australia Holdings and be a vital member of the Boeing Australia leadership team led by Maria Fernandez, the President of Boeing Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific.

Carpendale further highlighted List’s significant contributions to Boeing, stating, “This includes four years leading our Sustainment Operations portfolio which delivers key products and services such as AH-64E Apache, CH-47F Chinook, Helicopter Aircrew Training System, F/A-18F Super Hornet, and EA-18G Growler to our customers.”

Amy List began her career in the Royal Australian Air Force, where she served in various operational roles before taking on responsibilities in both acquisition and sustainment programs for the Defence Materiel Organisation, now known as the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group. Since joining Boeing Defence Australia in 2018, List has held several leadership roles, including her most recent position as the Director of Operations, as well as Director of Sustainment Operations, Director of the Structures and Build capability, and Director of Wedgetail Programs.

Source: Boeing
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