• Volotea First Officer Programme

    Building on their partnership, Volotea and CAE are recruiting cadets for the Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) in Madrid.

    Cadets will begin their EASA theoretical knowledge at CAE’s training centre in Madrid, followed by flight training in Phoenix, AZ, USA and Oxford, UK, before returning to Madrid to complete Airbus A320 type-rating training. Upon successful completion of their training programme, graduates will be employed by Volotea, and will have experienced pilot training following the highest industry standards in three of CAE’s global locations.

    Course Outline

    Phase Hours Weeks Location
    Ground Training 750 Hours Classroom & CBT 26 Weeks Madrid
    Airline Pilot Development Flight Safety 20 Hours 1 Week Madrid
    Single Pilot – CPL Foundation Flight Training 10 Hours FNPTII Simulator
    12.15 Hours Multi Engine Aircraft
    120.15 Hours Single Engine Aircraft + 2.5 Hours Skills Test
    22 Weeks Phoenix
    Upset Prevention & Recovery Training 3 Hours 2 Days Phoenix
    Airline Pilot Development
    First Officer Fundamentals
    20 Hours 1 Week Oxford
    Single Pilot – Advanced Instrument Flight Training 30 Hours FNPTII
    22.45 Hours Multi Engine Aircraft
    2.5 Hours Skills Test
    13 Weeks Oxford
    Multi-Crew Co-Operation Course (MCC)/ A320 Type Rating 48 Hours A320 Full Flight Simulator 5-6 Weeks Madrid
    Total   72 Training Weeks (including leave)