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Summer graduation

Iceland Aviation Academy graduated 32 commercial pilots past Friday, June 11th. Kári Kárason, director of the Icelandic Aviation Academy, gave an address and gave recognition together with Davíð Brár Unnarsson, principal of Iceland Aviation Academy.
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First officer at 20 years old

Ninni Thisner, a talented 27-year-old pilot from Sweden, made the decision to travel all the way to Iceland for her Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), and says she’s never looked back. After graduation from the Aviation Academy, she was employed as a first officer with Ryan Air, at the mere age of 20.
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Grew Tired of the 9-to-5 and Decided to Learn to Fly

Shortly after graduating with a degree in Business from the University of West Florida, Marteinn Urbancic started to feel the nine-to-five was not for him and decided to change course. He applied and got accepted into the IATPL (Integrated Professional Pilot Program) at Iceland Aviation Academy.
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An Unforgettable Skill Test Flight Over the Eruption in Geldingadalur

In the recent days, Birta Óskarsdóttir, a 21-year-old student pilot at the Iceland Aviation Academy, went on an unforgettable flight over the eruption in Geldingadalur. This was no ordinary flight because Birta sat in the captain's seat herself taking on her skill test flight for her commercial pilot‘s licence with an examiner by her side.
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Open for applications for fall 2021

We have opened for applications for our pilot courses of fall 2021. Application deadlines vary depending on programs but we encourage applicants to submit their applications in a timely manner.
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Pilot Shortage a matter of time post COVID.

A recent analysis by the American management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, featured in CNN Business projects that it is just a matter of time until the airline industry will face a pilot shortage.
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Information from Iceland Aviation Academy regarding stricter Covid measures

Due to recent developments and stricter assembly limits Iceland Aviation Academy will close all offices and school buildings from March 25th. The closure will take place until further notice, and meanwhile all classes and courses will be offered in online education where applicable.
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Volcanic eruption in Fagradalsfjall

Earthquakes have become a regular occurrence in the past few weeks on the Southern Peninsula in the area around the mountain Keilir. Then on Friday, March 19th an eruption started in Fagradalsfjall (beautiful valley mountain) for those who don't speak Icelandic).
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The varied landscape of aviation in Iceland

In Iceland we live quite close to the elements and feel their power daily – especially wind and cold at this time of year. These days though we are reminded of different elements of their power as earthquakes have become a regular occurrence in the past few weeks and more seismic activity is to be expected.
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More Women Are Learning to Fly

The number of students at Iceland Aviation Academy is still growing, according to a recent report by the Keilir Academy academic department. Of the 268 students most choose the professional pilot program or 231. A quarter of Iceland Aviation Academy students are women as their numbers have been growing steadily in recent years.
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