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.
We´re hiring! Whether you are in the very beginning, middle or end of your aviation career we are looking for highly skilled individuals with a passion for flying, instruction and teamwork. Submit your application online today and become a part of a team of higly skilled professionals - together we train tomorrows airline pilots.
Keilir Aviation Academy has been on the forefront in offering new study pilot training programs and was the first school in Iceland to offer both Integrated Professional Pilot Program (in 2013) and Cadet Program (in 2017).
The first pilot students started the Icelandair - Keilir cadet program last November, and with an increased domestic and international interest, Keilir will seek to further develop the cadet programs in the future.
Keilir Aviation Academy is looking for a Training Coordinator to assist in the theoretical training department. The position is considered a full time or part time, depending on availability of the individual or individuals.
We are currently recruiting experienced full time flight instructors for the summer season and potentially longer. Candidates will hold a CPL(A) and FI(A) with IRI privileges and have English proficiency level 5 or 6.
Snorri Páll Snorrason has recently taken the position of Head of Training at Keilir Aviation Academy.
Snorri began his training in 2006 from Naples Air Center, Florida. After moving back to Europe he finished his Flight Instructor courses in Madrid and began work late 2007 with Center Air Pilot Academy. In 2010, Snorri is hired as a First officer with airBaltic on the Fokker 50, and moved to Iceland in 2012 for the Airbus A320 with WOW air where he still works today.
Among new staff members at KAA is Kristjana Henný Axelsdottir who has replaced Iris Erla Thorarensen as Training Administrator for Theoretical Education. Among other new staff members are Guðleifur Árnason, Gunnar Thorarensen, Robin Farago from Sweden, as well as Søren Bendixen and Michael Dencker Lauritzen from Denmark (pictured).