Pilot training academy secures €8 million Air Astana deal

A pilot training academy in Cork is valuing a four-year contract with Kazakhstan's national airline, Air Astana, at €2 million annually.

10th August, 2013
Allen Field, vice-president and director of operations at Atlantic Flight Training Academy, Cork Airport, with Captain Mikhail Batayev, manager of training standards at Air Astana.

Company: Atlantic flight

**Done Deal:** €8 million

**The clincher** ``Atlantic Flight Training Academy has pursued its internationalisation strategy with great determination and energy and this new contract with Air Astana is a major step in advancing their ambitions to become a leading provider of flight training internationally.'' - Jennifer Condon, head of internationally traded services and software, Enterprise Ireland

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