The sky’s the limit for Limerick students at Shannon aviation training school

urlTHE Shannon Aerospace Aviation Training School reached the heights of success at the inaugural Irish Aviation Awards to win a top prize for aviation training.

The School was presented the award for its outstanding contribution over the last 24 years to the aviation industry together with its recent innovation, with the University of Limerick, in the development of a Bachelor of Technology in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations.

The UL course will provide students with a unique blend of academic and industry-focused content, designed to equip them for senior positions within the industry.

The Irish Aviation Awards, sponsored by the Irish Aviation Authority, recognise excellence in the Irish aviation sector which employs 26,000 people directly in Ireland.

Commenting on their win, Pat Foley, Head of Aviation Services at Shannon Aerospace said they were delighted to receive such high recognition from our Industry peers. It was never easy to win a national award and they could be particularly proud of this one.

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The Shannon Aerospace Aviation Training School, established in 1990 and located in Shannon Airport, is one of the most respected training schools in the industry. It delivers EASA Part 147 approved basic training in categories A, B1 & B2 as well as type-specific aircraft training on Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 family aircraft.  It has graduated more than 2,000 highly competent aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers and professionals.