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CTC Aviation recruits for Managing Director, NZ

For Immediate Release

21 June 2013

CTC Aviation recruits for Managing Director of New Zealand operations

Hamilton, New Zealand – CTC Aviation Group Limited, world leaders in the selection, training and supply of newly-qualified and experienced airline pilots, is undergoing a global search for a Managing Director of its New Zealand operations, based in Hamilton.

The Managing Director, CTC Aviation Training (NZ) Limited position has a particular emphasis on maintaining high standards of safety, customer care and operational delivery as well as supporting the Group’s growth plans by working alongside the company’s 100 New Zealand–based staff and pilots in training.

CTC Aviation Group CEO, Rob Clarke, says, “This position is a pivotal leadership role for our Group and requires an exceptional person with a demonstrable passion and commitment towards training, working with people and delivering innovative solutions for our expanding client base.

“We are looking for someone with not only extensive senior leadership experience, but also a commercial aviation training background.

“Our New Zealand training base has grown dramatically since we established our Crew Training Centre in Hamilton in 2005. We currently have 220 pilots in training which will grow to 300 within the year. This growth will continue well into the foreseeable future and we need a strong, capable leader at the helm to lead the New Zealand side of our business into the future,” explained Mr Clarke.

Interested candidates can find out more at or by emailing


About CTC Aviation Group Limited

CTC Aviation is a world leading airline training and pilot resource solutions company. As an EASA Approved Training Organisation - ATO (TRTO and FTO), the company trains approximately 2,000 aircrew for more than 50 global airlines each year. United Kingdom and New Zealand based Crew Training Centres house Airbus, Boeing and Diamond flight simulators, hi-tech Computer Based Training facilities and a fleet of the latest, modern technology training aircraft; all supported by one of the most experienced teams of Training Captains and Flight Instructors worldwide.

CTC’s portfolio spans the full spectrum of airline training and resourcing requirements; pilots and cabin crew; ATPL, MECPL/IR and MPL training, type rating training, command and non-technical skills through to TRE Standardisation; ground school, simulator provision and line training; management and consultancy support; start ups, conversions and recurrent training.

Airline clients include British Airways, Dragonair, easyJet, easyJet Switzerland, fastjet, Flybe, flydubai, IndiGo,, the Jetstar Group, Monarch Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways.

‘CTC Wings’ is a unique, comprehensive, training and career development programme for tomorrow’s airline pilots.
‘CTC FlexiCrew’ is an initiative to provide flexible yet quality resourcing solutions for both the airline industry and qualified pilots, including experienced instructors and examiners.

CTC’s private jet management division offers a personalised service for private jet owners around the world seeking bespoke and total solutions to managing and operating their fleet.

Airline Placement Limited (APL)
The principal activity of APL is to provide fully trained cadet pilots to the airline industry. APL sponsors cadet pilots throughout their training programme and purchases the required aviation training services from various companies, including CTC Aviation.

Airline Recruitment Limited (ARL)
A company wholly owned by CTC Aviation Group Limited, responsible for overseeing the recruitment and placement of First Officers, Captains, Instructors and Examiners on engagement with CTC's client airlines through CTC’s pilot resource programme – CTC FlexiCrew.

CTC holds UK CAA JAA/EASA TRTO and FTO/ATO Approval and is also recognised by various regulators worldwide.


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