OFFICIAL UK PARTNERS

YOUR ROUTE TO A BRITISH AIRWAYS FLIGHT DECK WITH SKYBORNE

Skyborne, the official UK partner of the British Airways Speedbird Academy.

There are many ways to the British Airways flight deck with Skyborne. Whether you are new to the industry or looking to develop your skills, we offer a full range of courses that can help you take your next step in your aviation career, with people focussed solutions and unrivalled levels of service and quality, not to mention our great locations.

Key Features

The benefits of training at Skyborne include:

Career development

Expert support through your training and assessments from our selection team and two British Airways liaison pilots.

BA approved flight
training facility

Purpose built training centres and accommodation in the UK and U.S.

Airline focussed training

Learn from our talented and skilled instructors while participating in a fully-mentored pilot career development programme.

Inclusive prices

With no hidden extras.

SKYBORNE PERFORMANCE PROTECTION

Additional support for Integrated ATPL trainees if needed *T&C’s apply.

UWL BsC Hons degree

Optional addition with Skyborne’s Integrated ATPL course.

Fantastic Locations

Train at the busiest general aviation airport in the UK and year round sunshine in Florida.

Regular intakes

Frequent course start dates.

Exceptional Pass Rates

Industry leading pass rates across all training phases.

Wellbeing support

Professional support and resources to protect your mental wellbeing.

Fleet

Optimal training aircraft and the most advanced training simulator.

YOUR ROUTES TO BRITISH AIRWAYS THROUGH SKYBORNE AIRLINE ACADEMY

We understand that everyone’s route to the flight deck can be different. We offer a variety of routes to British Airways to suit your needs. Choose your preferred route below:

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SPEEDBIRD PILOT ACADEMY (spa)

British Airways, the UK’s flag carrier, has selected Skyborne as the official preferred supplier for the Speedbird Pilot Academy. A multi-million-pound pilot training initiative that offers a fully-funded path to the flight deck with British Airways.
The application window will reopen on 16th April 2024. If you are interested in alternative routes to a British Airways' flight deck check out the ‘Whitetail’ recruitment programme below.

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SPEEDBIRD SELF-SPONSORED PATHWAY (ssp)

Skyborne Airline Academy is an approved training organisation for the British Airways Speedbird Self-Sponsored Pathway, giving you the opportunity to receive a conditional offer from British Airways before you even start your training! This pathway will provide not only a sense of security knowing a career is in place at the end of training but will also provide you with support throughout your training process. You don’t need any previous flying experience to apply.

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INTEGRATED ATPL

Our UK CAA Integrated ATPL course will guide you along your career path to becoming a fully qualified airline pilot and opening up a world of opportunities for you to begin your aviation journey.

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