43 AIR SCHOOL SOUTH AFRICA ANNOUNCES AN EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH INSIGHT AVIATION WITH THE SIGNATURE OF INDIGO AIRLINES AS THE LAUNCH CUSTOMER, DEMONSTRATING IT’S READINESS TO MEET THE GROWING DEMAND FOR AIRLINE PILOTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND INDIA
Port Alfred, South Africa: 43 Air School announced the signing of an exclusive partnership agreement with Insight Aviation as a trusted partner to select and train ab-initio pilots for the Middle East and Indian market. This follows on the announcement of Indigo Airlines as the launch customer.
Insight Aviation offers a comprehensive program that goes beyond aviation training to include mentoring, professional guidance and preparation for a career in the industry. Under this agreement, selected cadets will undergo flight training exclusively at 43 Air School in Port Alfred, South Africa.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Insight Aviation to deliver this training to Insight Aviation cadets. Insight Aviation was recently selected by India’s largest Airline, IndiGo Airlines, to select and train cadet pilots to meet IndiGo’s growing demand for pilots to cater to their phenomenal fleet growth”
– said 43 Air School CEO, Attie Niemann
In a press release on Friday, IndiGo said that it has appointed Insight Aviation to select and train ab-initio pilots under the IndiGo Cadet Pilot Programme. Selected cadets will undergo a rigorous three-month ground schooling at Insight Aviation’s training centre in Gurugram, followed by an immersive nine months of flight training at its exclusive authorized FTO 43 Air School (Pty) Ltd in Port Alfred, South Africa.
Upon the return of cadets to India, Insight Aviation will manage the conversion of their flying licence from the South African regulator into an Indian DGCA license before they proceed to an authorised aviation training organization for multi-crew cooperation and type-rating course.
In announcing the tie-up, Captain Ashim Mittra, Senior Vice President for Flight Operations, IndiGo Airlines stated in the press release, “We are happy to introduce this partnership as one of the newest entries into our Cadet Pilot Programme, an initiative that we believe is changing the airline industry in India and providing aspiring pilots with a life-changing opportunity.”
Jatinger Pal Singh Dhillion (CEO, Insight Aviation) & Attie Niemann (CEO, 43 Air School)
About 43 Air School…
Established in 1998, 43 Air School has grown to be Africa’s leading Aviation Training Organization with sites in Port Alfred, Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg. 43 Air School provides the industry’s most advanced and respected Airline Pilot Training models with unmatched facilities and abilities to deliver these courses.
Delivering a unique value-added, best practice managed Airline Training Program from selection to Airliner Type rating, 43 is still the only Pilot Training Organization accredited by SACAA to offer the integrated Airline Pilot Program. Recently 43 Air School was voted the best Aviation Company and runner up Aviation Safety at the CAIA Awards by the South African Civil Aviation Authority.
To read more about 43 Air School and view our website www.43airschool.com
About Insight Aviation…
Insight Aviation offers a comprehensive program that goes beyond aviation training to include mentoring, professional guidance and preparation for a career in the industry.
To read more about Insight Flyer visit our website https://www.insightflyer.com
About IndiGo Airlines…
IndiGo is amongst the fastest growing carriers in the world. IndiGo has a simple philosophy: offer low fares and on-time, courteous, hassle-free service. With its fleet of 238 aircraft, the airline offers around 1400+ daily flights and connects 56 domestic destinations and 19 international destinations.
To read more about IndiGo Airlines, visit us at our website https://www.goindigo.in/