Keilir - Icelandic Aviation Academy graduated 78 ATPL students on 12 June 2020. This is the largest single graduating class ever to complete professional pilot program in Iceland. The graduation ceremony took place at Hljomaholl Cultural Center in Reykjanesbær, Iceland.
After the ceremony a total of over 1.200 ATPL students have graduated from the combined schools of Keilir Aviation Academy and Icelandic Flight Academy, with well over three hundred active ATPL students on annual basis. The two largest pilot training providers in Iceland merged in 2019.
The newly merged Icelandic Flight School and Keilir Aviation Academy have jointly graduated close to 1,200 professional pilots during the past two decades. Keeping in mind that the aviation industry predicts that 800,000 pilots are needed over the next twenty years, pilot training in Icelandic is going to play an important part for the future of aviation both in Iceland and abroad.
Keilir Aviation Academy graduated 18 ATPL students on 31 August at Andrews Theater in Reykjanesbær, Iceland. After the ceremony 89 pilot students have graduated from Keilir in 2019 and a total of 307 from the first graduation ceremony a decade ago.
Keilir Aviation Academy graduated 43 students from ATPL and Integrated Professional Pilot Programs on 14 June at Andrews Theater in Reykjanesbær, Iceland. After the ceremony 71 pilot students have graduated from Keilir in 2019 and a total of 289 from the first graduation ceremony a decade ago.
Two former Keilir Aviation Academy students together on the flight deck of a Boeing 737. Michael from Denmark and Martin from Sweden were randomly scheduled to fly together on a flight from Malta to Belfast for one of the biggest airlines in Europe.
Keilir Aviation Academy partnered with SunExpress to provide well trained First Officers on their Boeing 737 fleet ensuring continuous growth and sustainable pilot recruitment. The Fast Track to First Officer Program is open for both current and graduated Keilir students and benefit “low hour” pilots to make a smooth transition from student pilot to airline pilot
Keilir Aviation Academy has acquired the Icelandic Flight Academy, one of the oldest operating flight schools in Iceland. After the purchase the school will operate over two dozen training aircraft and sophisticated flight simulators in Iceland’s major airports, with a collective student body totalling close to five hundred pilot students.
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Keilir Aviation Academy has implemented Assessment and Screening Process for all applicants in both ATPL and Integrated Professional Pilot Programs. Next assessment for courses starting in January 2019 will be held Friday 12 October 2018. Applicants for the IPPP course in January will receive all relevant information by email.
Keilir Aviation Academy graduated fourteen ATPL students from ATPL on 8 June at Andrews Theater in Reykjanesbær, bringing the number of graduates in 2018 to a total of 42 students. Telma Rut Frímannsdóttir gave commencement speech on behalf of the class of professional pilot students.