Peach Aviation Limited (Peach) is inviting applications for the second Pilot Challenge Program with Airbus.

Growth in the Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) market is helping to boost demand for air travel in Asia. The Pilot Challenge Program with Airbus provides practical training to selected individuals who want to become pilots, while reducing their financial burden. This is an entirely new program launched by Peach in collaboration with the ANA Group, Airbus, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking. This program has received very high interest from individuals who want to become pilots, with the invitation to the first training program in 2018 receiving entries from more than 2,000 aspirants.

The first group of trainees joined Peach’s company on Monday, April 1, 2019 and are already particpating in the training program.

During the current fiscal year, Peach will continue the program for more trainees who aspire to become pilots. The program will train as many people as practical in order to help boost demand for air travel.

Training for the second program starts on April 1, 2020.