ATO

  • Contract
  • ATO
  • Riga, Latvia

WHO WE ARE

SmartLynx is an EU-based airline, with headquarters in Riga, Latvia, and two subsidiaries in Estonia and Malta.

We are an acknowledged ACMI, charter and cargo provider on AIRBUS A320, A321, and A330 aircraft.

From year to year we are growing - in fleet size, block hours, team members, and a number of awards.

 

Our Training Centre provides type rating courses for the Airbus A320 series to 60-70 cadets each year. The Centre's core philosophy is to equip cadets with the aviation and commercial knowledge needed for today's professional environment. Their achievements are our best recommendation. The majority gets to build their pilot career with SmartLynx Airlines.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

SmartLynx A320 Type Rating course that covers Ground Course (9 days in the virtual classroom followed by 1 day testing in the classroom), Cockpit System Simulator with (FTD), Full Flight Simulator (FFS), Skill Test and A320 Base Training (6 Touch and Go + 1 Full stop). Ground training is delivered as distance learning, followed by Simulator training in one of our facilities, and completed with the Base Training from SmartLynx base airports. Completion of the full course takes around 6 weeks.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 18 years;
  • Valid EASA Member State issued ATPL (A) license;
  • Valid multi-engine instrument rating (A);
  • ATPL (A) or CPL (A) and theoretical knowledge equal to requirements for the issue of ATPL (A);
  • EASA Class 1 medical certificate;
  • At least 70 hours as pilot-in-command of airplanes (if applying for the issue of the first type rating for multi-pilot airplane type) ;
  • Hold a certificate of satisfactory completion of MCC course if applying for the issue of the first type rating for the multi-pilot airplane type;
  • ICAO level 4 knowledge of English language;
  • Advanced UPRT certificate.


BENEFITS

  • Opportunity to build your career at SmartLynx Airlines
  • A no-travel requirement for the ground part of the course due to the Distance learning platform
  • Single Type Rating to fly all the variants of the same aircraft series A320
  • Training for pilots with different backgrounds and previous experience
  • Education in accordance with internationally recognized airline training standards
  • Highly qualified and professional training staff