Airline Pilot Training in Spain

Commercial Airline Pilot Course

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Training for Commercial Aircraft Pilots

The Airline Pilot Course of EAS Barcelona provides training for pilot positions on airplanes. The flight crew of an airplane consists of at least one captain and a second pilot or first officer. The training courses of EAS Barcelona finish with the obtaining of the qualification necessary for the entrance like crew of flight in commercial airplanes.

To qualify for this degree, EAS Barcelona has the ATO authorization required by the State Air Safety Agency (AESA), a member of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

Contents of the integrated airline pilot course

The airline pilot course includes theoretical and practical flight and simulator studies. Both aspects, theoretical and practical, are taught in a coordinated way for the best use. It is an integrated course that allows the application of theoretical knowledge for a complete understanding of the flight and a great strength of the skills, abilities and knowledge obtained.

The actual flight practices are performed in EAS Barcelona with new aircraft, with the most current technology, applied by the same instrumental presentation as in airplanes (glass cockpit).

The simulators of EAS Barcelona correspond completely to the aircraft used in the course, until, at the end of it, a course of cooperation of multiple crew in a simulator of one of the airplanes of most use in the world, The Airbus A320.

First steps

The Course is held under European rules EASA PART-FCL allowing participants to obtain a commercial pilot license with Sep, Mep, and the MCC course.

After the completion of the course, you can be chosen for the position of First Officer in any European airline or in countries that adhere to EASA rules.

The course will be taught and held in English throughout its entirety. It has a duration of 16 months and consists of theoretical training, simulator and flight.


Entry Requirements

  • 18 years old at the time of presentation to review
  • Pass a Class 1 medical
  • Pass academic background tests

Entrance tests

Before being accepted, students must pass three tests consisting of:


  • English level test. The test consists of two parts: written and oral comprehension.
  • A mathematics and physics test.
  • Personal interview.
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Lecture phase:

  • Air law
  • General knowledge of the aircraft
  • Performance and flight planning
  • Human factors
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation
  • Operational participates
  • Principles of flight
  • Communications

The theoretical course lasts 9 months. Once the theoretical course has been completed, and the internal school tests (ECO) passed, the student will be eligible to take the official examinations. Failure to pass the internal examinations (ECO) will be cause for the student to be deemed ineligible to take the official exams, and therefore, the student must receive additional theoretical instruction.

Upon completion and once the official exams have been passed, the students will have accredited the theoretical knowledge corresponding to airline transport pilot and a level equal to or higher than the minimum required in English language (language proficiency ICAO 4).

Flight Phase

  • 102 hours in P2002JF
  • 53 hours in P2006T
  • 45 hours in FNPT II
  • Simulator Mep
  • 40 hours in Simulator

Total flight hours: 240 hours

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What includes?

The ATPL(A) integrated course includes:

  • Theoretical phase and flight phase
  • Landing Fees
  • Theoretical and first call flight exams fees
  • School material
  • iPad is included with all ATPL books that will be owned by the student
  • Uniform
  • English level ICAO certification

The school also offers possibilities for accommodation and Board in Barcelona next to the ATO in different types of accommodation. Consult directly with the school for possibilities.

It helps graduates students!

Once the course is finished and the corresponding flight license has been obtained, EAS Barcelona students will get, if they want, information, advice and preparation for the different recruitment processes of airline companies.

Students may also choose to perform their first qualification of type, and can access the following qualifications offered in ATOS (domestic or foreign):

  • AIRBUS series A319 / A320 / A321 / A330 / A340 / A350 / A380
  • BOEING series B737 / B757 / B767/ B777 / B747/ B787
  • ATR series ATR42 / ATR72
  • Fairchild Metro II, III and 23
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Registration procedure

In order to assure the enrolment, the students must sign the training contract, either directly in the school or electronic via. If electronic via is chosen, before the beginning of the course student must send the original contract to the school.

The registration implies the enrollment payment and pass the medical examination.

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