AeroStar Partners with Spirit Airlines for ATP-CTP Training & A320 Flow Through Program

Spirit

KISSIMMEE, November 15, 2018 — AeroStar Training Services announces a new partnership with Spirit Airlines. This partnership agreement will enable highly qualified pilots, who complete an A320 type rating at AeroStar, to interview for employment at Spirit.

AeroStar will also be involved in providing ATP-CTP training for Spirit. “This partnership is very exciting because it will give our successful students the opportunity to interview at a major airline,” said Captain Garfield Greene, AeroStar’s Director of Admissions.

Learn more about AeroStar’s aviation training programs at www.aerostartyperatings.com

About AeroStar Training Services, LLC

AeroStar Training Services provides the highest quality initial pilot training, ATP-CTP, Airbus & Boeing Type Ratings, and flight attendant training, for the global aviation industry by delivering tangible, timely, and cost effective results. AeroStar was founded by a team of experienced aviation professionals in 2008 with a vision that aviation training should be affordable, state-of-the-art, and provide an enjoyable learning experience for all students.

About Spirit Airlines, Inc.

Spirit Airlines, Inc. is an American ultra-low-cost carrier headquartered in Miramar, Florida. It is the eighth largest commercial airline in North America. Spirit operates scheduled flights throughout the United States and in the Caribbean, Mexico, Latin America, and South America. The airline operates bases at Atlanta, Baltimore, Atlantic City, Chicago-O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Las Vegas. 

New A320 Sim Arrives at AeroStar Hangar

Last week our newly purchased A320 simulator was delivered to our AeroStar hangar at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport. The sim arrived on two gigantic trucks, which were escorted by a caravan of vehicles (quite the sight!) and was finally unloaded into the sim bay that was built in our new hangar over the last several months.

This is the first of several sims that have been acquired by AeroStar, which will provide future students with the opportunity to complete all training in-house and not have to travel to other locations for the simulator portion of their training. “We look forward to making our sim training more convenient for our students and having state-of-the-art equipment on-site that we will also be able to lease out and use for many years to come,” said Deidra Toye, AeroStar’s president & CEO. 

The official launch date of our new on-location sim training is March 2018. Check back for updates on our progress! 

new a320 sim

Reasons to get an A320 Type Rating

Reasons to get an A320 Type Rating!

As an aspiring pilot, it is smart to do your homework about which aircraft qualifications will make you the most marketable as a pilot. You certainly don’t want to spend a lot of money getting qualified in an aircraft only to find that there are no jobs in that particular aircraft type.

Getting a type rating in the Airbus 320 is probably the safest bet – each time an aircraft is sold, more jobs for captains and first officers are created.

Here are recent orders for Airbus A320s by domestic and international carriers.