AirAsia looking for cadet pilots

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 25 2019 01:05 PM

MANILA -- AirAsia said Thursday it was a offering a cadet program for pilots, wherein the airline would shoulder full training costs.

In partnership with Omni Aviation Corp, the cadet course will run for 2 years. Associated training costs will be reimbursed upon graduation, the airline said.

The initial run will have 10 cadets. Application details will be announced at a later date, it said.

"Through this program we will develop passionate Allstars and aspiring pilots, both men and women, into being the best," said AirAsia Philippines President and CEO Dexter M. Commendador.

Rival airline Cebu Pacific, the Philippines' largest, is also offering a pilot cadet program.