Aurimas Urbonas has been appointed to lead BAA Training Spain as Managing Director and is tasked to develop and execute the training centre's strategic objectives and drive its organisational success. 

Aurimas joined BAA Training in 2016 as a Sales Director and progressed to Chief Sales Officer. He has been leading sales teams, driving revenue growth, market share, and profit performance ever since. 

BAA Training Spain, located near Barcelona El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport, has a projected growth of up to 11 simulators and will be home to the first six by 2021. The training centre has a capacity of 44,000 flight training hours and can provide recurrent training for 4,300 pilots annually. It will soon be equipped with three FFS and three FTD Level 2 devices.

In his new role Urbonas will convey and execute the company's vision, establish and maintain effective links with customers, and develop long-range plans and strategies.