Embry-Riddle, Singapore Airlines Team for New Pilots
The Asia-Pacific region will lead the world in demand for pilots over the next 20 years, according to Boeing’s Pilot Outlook 2017-2036, with an estimated 253,000 new crewmembers needed. A few of these future hires just gained an inside track to a job at Singapore Airlines, under a partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University announced at the Singapore Airshow 2018.
The new Flight Minor accelerated program, created for students at the school’s Asia Campus in Singapore, will allow them to earn their Bachelor’s in Aeronautics degree and then spend their final year in the United States at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach, Florida campus, gaining their required flight time, instrument rating and other certifications. This marks the first time Asia Campus students will have access to flight training, as the Singapore institution has no physical training program of its own.
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Posted: 11 Feb 2018 20:25:11