Qatar Airways Partners with Patria for MPL Cadet Pilot Training

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The first intake of cadets, representing ten different nationalities, started their training at Patria´s bases in Finland and Spain, following the agreement between Patria and Qatar Airways for cadet pilot training. The training will be based on Patria’s 18-month Multi-Crew Pilot License (MPL) programme.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome cadet pilots from Qatar Airways and launch MPL programme for the airline. This is a major step in our collaboration with Qatar Airways, the winner of numerous Skytrax awards and one of the most recognisable international airlines in the world. With Patria´s experienced staff, modern training aircraft and simulators, we will provide Qatar Airways cadet pilots a high-quality programme, which also includes a Bachelor´s Degree”, says Janne Räkköläinen Senior Vice President, Market Area World in Patria.

Qatar Airways Chief Flight Operations Officer, Captain Jassim Al Haroon: “At Qatar Airways we are dedicated to provide unrivalled training to our crew and this new Multi-Crew Pilot License programme with Patria is a testament to our commitment. Upon completion of the training programme, the cadet pilots will play a pivotal role towards the growth of Qatar Airways’ fleet and will take a hands-on role at the World’s Best Airline.”

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