Flight Training Europe (FTEJerez) is a dedicated aviation training academy that enjoys international recognition as one of the most prestigious airline pilot training organisations in Europe, training the future captains for a wide range of prominent airline partners such as Aer Lingus, British Airways, Emirates, Flybe, Qatar Airways, Vueling and many more.
FTEJerez is a direct descendant of the prestigious British Aerospace Flying College at Prestwick, Scotland. In 1999 the school was relocated to Jerez and became Flight Training Europe, S.L. (FTEJerez) in 2003.
This lineage of quality airline pilot training has been preserved and enhanced, as FTEJerez has established itself as one of the world’s finest airline pilot training establishments, renowned for its exceptional integrated ATPL course: The Airline First Officer Programme.
With more than 25 years of history, FTEJerez has trained over 2,000 quality pilots who are now flying for more than 50 different airlines.
All aspects of the package provided at Jerez are delivered by our own staff, with no elements outsourced to other organisations. As a consequence, we have total control of the process of accommodation, meals, aircraft and simulator maintenance through to the ground, flight and simulator training.
Our instructors are without exception highly motivated, charismatic individuals with fascinating aviation backgrounds and a wealth of knowledge and aviation experience. They are passionate about what they do and are committed to helping you realise your potential to become an exceptional pilot.
At FTEJerez all training and accommodation are delivered from one location: a state-of-the-art campus offering a unique training environment that allows a close interaction of our ATC and pilot training students.
All campus facilities, including the ATC and pilot training classrooms and simulators, aircraft fleet and hangars, sports facilities (gymnasium, swimming pool, sports courts…), social club and a canteen providing 3 hot meals a day, are just a few minutes’ walk from each cadet’s private air-conditioned en-suite bedroom.
FTEJerez is located in the Andalusian city of Jerez de la Frontera. Jerez is considered as Spain’s Sherry wine and horse capital and is also the home of Flamenco. Jerez is also close to Andalusia’s capital, Seville, and to the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, both featuring international airports. For maximum convenience, Jerez International Airport is adjacent to the campus and is connected with London, Madrid, Barcelona and several other European destinations, with regularly scheduled flights.
Although the priority at FTEJerez is your airline pilot training, the regional culture of world renown, almost 300 days of sun per year, the climate, local gastronomy and stunning surroundings, allow you to relax in style over the weekends and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
In essence, we believe that FTEJerez has the essential elements that an aspiring pilot, should be looking for in an organisation to be entrusted with his or her training: the right environment, equipment, expertise and experience. We would love to hear from you – whether you want to be an airline pilot or an air traffic controller, our team stands ready to assist you in taking this important step towards realising your dream.
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