Commercial Pilot Training




There are many commercial pilot training courses available, we have come up with the following collection of providers. We are totally unbiased and are not affiliated with any of these companies.

We have divided up the training providers by country to make it easier to browse. As this is an english based website, we have put UK training providers at the top followed by European training providers. This list is constantly being updated, so be sure to check back for more info, or if you have personal experience of a great training provider please let us know.

Pilot Training Providers in the United Kingdom

Cardiff Aviation Training

Cardiff Aviation Training Ltd (CATL) offers EASA approved courses for Multi Crew pilot and instructor training, Flight Simulator experiences, Corporate Events, Airline Pre Assessment training, Command Upgrade training and will shortly be introducing Type Rating training.

Cardiff Aviation Training

Aeros, Gloucester, UK

Aeros has been recognised for many years as one of the leading flight training schools in the UK.
Their reputation for high quality instruction, delivered in our purpose built modern training facilities, not to mention their unsurpassed commercial flight test pass rates, has made them the envy of the flight training industry.
Established in 1986, Aeros Flight Training has operational bases at Coventry, Gloucester, Stratford upon Avon, Cardiff International, Nottingham, Cranfield and our new addition at Bristol Airport which will be opening in September 2014.

They operate a large and expanding fleet which is maintained by their own on-site team of certified engineers, at both their Gloucester and Nottingham bases. They are able to respond quickly to technical issues arising, ensuring that their students benefit from very little downtime.
Aeros can offer professional flight training programmes for people with no experience of flying or individually tailored programmes for those who already have some flying experience including those who wish to convert their existing licence.

Visit www.aeros.co.uk for further information.

Professional Air Training Ltd, Bournemouth, UK

Anthony and Linda Mollison have been the owners and active managers of Professional Air Training since 1993. Their belief in the highest quality of training and personal service continue to be great strengths of the business.




Training is on a personal and flexible basis. They only use experienced, career instructors and believe strongly in providing continuity of instruction. PAT has gained its enviable reputation by treating each student as an individual and by achieving a high record of success. They receive most of our business from the personal recommendation of past students.

Visit www.pat.uk.com for further information.

Bournemouth Commercial Flight Training, Bournemouth, UK

Bournemouth Commercial Flight Training has been established at Bournemouth International Airport on the South Coast since 2002. Their fleet of 9 aircraft and 2 simulators mean that BCFT can provide you with all the professional training you require in one place. All training and flight tests are carried out at Bournemouth Airport benefiting students with the continuity of training in a commercial environment they are familiar with. BCFT does not take large “up-front” payments, students pay for their training as they receive it.

Their ‘One Stop’ JETLINE Structured Modular Course takes our students from Zero Hours to a Frozen ATPL(A), the licence you require for entry into the airlines as a First Officer, and has become a recognised as a “value for money” alternative to all other forms of training towards the Frozen ATPL(A).

Visit www.bcft.aero for further information.

Oxford Aviation Academy, Oxford, UK

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy is the largest ab initio flight training network in the world with 10 world-class flight schools. Drawing upon over 85 years of pilot training expertise, CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Cadet Pilot Training Programs provide focused ab initio training to aspiring pilots across the globe. The range of programs includes CPL, ATPL and MPL training routes, all of which combine premier ground school courses with high quality flying instruction delivered in accordance with national aviation authority requirements. Operating a fleet of over 220 aircraft, CAE Oxford Aviation Academy has the resources and expertise to train more than 2,000 cadet pilots annually.

Visit www.oaa.com for further information.

Pilot Training Providers in the Europe

Flight Training Europe, Jerez, Spain

FTEJerez is a dedicated aviation and airline pilot training academy with a long history of successfully training ab initio pilots to be the present and future captains for a wide range of prominent airlines such as Aer Lingus, British Airways, BA City Flyer, Cityjet, Emirates, Flybe, MEA, Qatar Airways, Thomas Cook and many more.

Visit www.ftejerez.com for further information.



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