Boeing Partners with Arajet to Launch Training Program for Dominican Pilots

Santo Domingo, RD.- Arajet, the low-price airline of the Caribbean announced its scholarship program for cadets as part of its social responsibility actions to promote the development of local talent in aviation among Dominican pilots.

The airline reported that this is an initiative using Boeing’s training tools and services to offer educational opportunities with world standards, contribute to the growth of the aviation sector in the Dominican Republic and turn the country into the preferred hub for connections in the Caribbean.

They indicated that in the first stage they will be offering 10 scholarships for the initial course in the Dominican Republic with a theoretical module where the two most outstanding cadets will have the opportunity to be trained in the Boeing flight simulator in the city of Miami and apply to belong. to the airline as first officers.

“For Arajet it is a commitment to develop Dominican aviation in all aspects, and that includes having the best pilots born in our land with the necessary training to be world-class professionals,” said Víctor Pacheco, CEO and founder of Arajet.

Pacheco expressed that with these actions they reaffirm their commitment to creating jobs for Dominican talent and developing skills and knowledge to boost the growth of the sector in the country.

The national flag airline explained that candidates interested in applying must have requirements such as being a Dominican citizen, of legal age, having a commercial pilot’s license, having a minimum of 250 hours of flight experience, with the addition of dual aircraft. motor or multi-motor, have an American visa and have a minimum level 4 of English (ICAO).

Applications for the Pilot Cadet Program scholarships will be open from October 6 to October 13 and the eligibility criteria and application process through the official website, specifically in the “Work for Arajet” section ».

About Arajet

Arajet is the first low-price airline in the Caribbean region and began operations in September 2022 from its base at Las Américas Airport in Santo Domingo, under its Dominican Republic air operator certificate (AOC). Arajet operates a new fleet of Boeing 737MAX-8 aircraft that provide safe and affordable travel to and from the Dominican Republic to various destinations in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean region.

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