Irish LCC Ryanair has formed a cadet-pilot training partnership with Cork-based flying school Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA), which will train up to 450 Ryanair pilots over the coming five years. The Ryanair-mentored pilot program will create up to 50 new jobs and help support the airline’s European growth plans. Ryanair said the AFTA training lasts 16 months, creating a “structured path” to a pilot’s license, using Ryanair procedures and readying trainees ...

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