OSM Aviation Academy Wins Two Air Convention Awards!
OSM Aviation Academy was awarded two awards at the Air Convention Awards 2019 also known as the Aviation Industry Awards Europe.
On September 1st the Bahamas was struck by a category 5 hurricane which hit the Abaco Islands causing major destruction with winds up to 185 mph! Since then, there has been many relief efforts from all over the world with OSM Aviation providing one of them. Our crew based in FT Lauderdale Florida came up with a plan to to bring evacuees to a safe place and left much needed relief supplies.
OSM Aviation Academy was awarded two awards at the Air Convention Awards 2019 also known as the Aviation Industry Awards Europe.
Tune in LIVE from the 2019 Air Convention Europe where our CCO/COO Fredrik G. Øygard gives his speech in the Commercial Aviation Forum and Technical Director Thom-Arne Norheim Moderates in the Aircraft Engineer Panel Discussion.
We are excited to announce our new flight training academy in Florida - and we intend to target female applicants!
OSM Aviation is excited to announce that we now provide aircraft maintenance services, tailored to meet our clientele needs.
Experienced pilots are already scarce and the projected growth rate of the industry shows no signs that the situation might change anytime soon. Espen Høiby, the CEO of OSM Aviation, shares his approach with AIRConvention on how to fight ‒ and succeed ‒ in the “war for talents”.
OSM Aviation are very proud and excited to have been nominated as finalists in 3 categories in the AIR Convention Awards 2019 Europe!
Last week, CEO Espen Høiby attended The Future of Mobility Seminar, where he talked about the future of aviation.
Working as cabin crew there are many ways to progress your career. However, not all of them are about flying. In this article, we will look into the different career options that you can typically have as cabin crew, but please keep in mind that titles and responsibilities can vary a lot depending on the different airlines.
If a pilot is mediocre or poor at handling an aircraft, perception of a situation may be erroneous due to the lack of feel for the aircraft’s capabilities, normal movements vs. abnormal movements, three-dimensional perception and general spatial awareness.
OSM Aviation Academy Project funded by the European GNSS Agency's Aviation Programme!
This April we placed an order for 60 all-electric planes from Bye Aerospace. The electric planes, E-Flyer 2, will be used for training at the OSM Aviation Academy flight training centers to qualify pilots for the future on sustainable wings.
Thursday June 27th, CEO Espen Høiby was invited to CNN International's program Quest Means Business with Richard Quest to talk about the pilot shortage in international aviation and alternative business models. See the full video interview below.
William Nilsson is 24 years old and used to work as Cabin Crew for Tui. He is now fulfilling his childhood dream of becoming a pilot as a student pilot at OSM Aviation Academy in Västerås.
OSM Aviation and the renowned Finnish carrier Finnair are expanding their strategic collaboration to India. The cooperation involves a transferring of crew services on Finnair’s Helsinki-Delhi route to OSM Aviation during the last quarter of 2019.
How can we develop the ‘Test and Competence Center for drones’ at Gullknapp to something more? That was the challenge of today's drone workshop in Lillesand.
OSM Aviation, represented by Michel Treskin (Head of Pilot Selection) and Karim Ayari (Sales Manager), recently attended the Paris Airshow 2019.
We asked management and cabin crew professionals what they think the top 5 job perks are. Check out the benefits they picked that made this career one of the most unique and exciting careers to have.
CEO Espen Høiby has been awarded the prestigious prize as “Entrepreneur of the Decade” by Seed Forum Global.
Please see the pictures from the Official Opening of OSM Aviation Academy in Arendal (Gullknapp).
Thursday May 23rd mark the Official Opening of OSM Aviation Academy in Arendal (Gullknapp) and yet another important milestone on the OSM Aviation journey.
Today, May 15th 2019 at the Aviation Festivals Americas CEO Espen Høiby was joined by Scott McCartney, reporter, author and creator of "Middle Seat", a Wall Street Journal publication and René Armas Maes, Vice President of JetLink International in a panel, discussing the challenges in pilot training during the shortage.
OSM Aviation will be taking on Miami next week to be a part of Aviation Festivals Americas. Which is one of the largest events in the Americas that brings airlines and airports together to tackle their technology, commercial, customer experience and marketing needs!
The OSM Aviation team participated in the 2-day AIR Convention event held in Bangkok.
One of the most important qualities that make a pilot stand out above others, is the ability to anticipate things to come. How many times have I seen a pilot get totally behind the aircraft during a multi-tasking event? It is a question of staying ahead and being able to see what is coming next and how to deal with it effectively.
Besides working as Cabin Crew, Chayawee Yama is passionate about travelling and photography, which are two of the main reasons why he started working as Cabin Crew. Read more about how he in the best way combines work with his passion and his Top 5 Destinations.
April 17, OSM Aviation CEO Espen Høiby featured in the E24 podcast ‘Lorentzen&Co’ with Marius Lorentzen where he talks about the company history, industry trends and misconceptions, OSM Aviation Academy and the order of 60 all-electric planes.
We are excited to announce that today we have placed an order for 60 all-electric planes from Colorado-based aircraft manufacturer Bye Aerospace. These will be used for training at the OSM Aviation Academy flight training centres to qualify pilots for the future on sustainable wings.
We are excited to announce that OSM Aviation Academy was approved for government funding to assist students to receive their dream education!
Despite consistent growth in air traffic demand, airlines struggle to survive in what has become a landscape riddled with declining profits, bankruptcy and consolidations. The industry is over-ripe for renewal and is in dire need of innovative and profitable business models. Those who do not adapt may face a short future.
Captain Michel Treskin give us his insight regarding the importance of knowledge in aviation, especially if you will be taking the left seat one day.
Check out some footage of our team in action at this year's Pilot Expo Berlin!
This month CCM, Gary Marshall-Gleghorn is celebrating his 31st flying year. To mark a momentous milestone in his life he would like to share his experience and wisdom that he has gathered throughout his career with you all. Here is Gary’s story
We are excited to announce that OSM Aviation Academy is offering a fully sponsored Flight Instructor program!
Most videos regarding commercial aviation that go viral are mainly showing you aircrafts struggling to stay under control while coming in for a landing or right when they are taking off. That is mainly due to the wind blowing across the runway which are considered crosswinds. Captain Michel explains why not to panic when dealing with crosswinds.
“Centralize” and “Analyze”, these two words might just save your life and your passengers’ lives, according to Michel Treskin. Read the full story, where he explains the importance of these concepts, and why they will help you stay focused in stressful situations.
Written by our Head of Pilot Selection Michel Treskin, reminds us of the importance of "Airmanship and Common Sense".
<strong>OSM Aviation Academy (OSMAA) has been approved by the department of higher vocational education (MYh) to conduct a government sponsored Flight instructor program at the school in Västerås for another three years.</strong>
Come meet us the Pilot Expo in Berlin on February 22-23! This years Pilots Expo will be more than 5000 square meters of exhibitions. The interview areas will be occupied by major airlines, training organizations and recruitment agencies.
Read an excerpt of Stein Mjåtveits' the Director of Marketing at OSM Aviation Academy path to becoming a Flight Instructor and training the next generation of Pilots!
We are excited to announce our plans to open new flight academies in the United States to educate and train ‘airline-ready pilots’. Norway’s former Minister of Transport and Communication who now moves to the US, will be heading up the initiative.
Watch this video Interview with our CEO Espen Hoiby that was recorded at this years Air Convention Awards. Espen explained to Clément Charpentreau from AeroTime News Hub his vision of the future of crew management.
Bjørn Granviken has been appointed to the new post of Managing Director for the OSM Aviation Academy in order to further its strategic initiative for recruiting and training the pilots of the future.
<strong>The Business Intelligence Centre in Barcelona is home to our growing business support team. With a young urban environment this shared service center will support the organization within finance, accounting, payroll and recruitment/onboarding. </strong>
OSM Aviation Academy’s newly purchased Cessna 172’s arrived at the new training location in Arendal, Norway on Oct 16th after a 2 weeks long journey across the Atlantic.
OSM Aviation Academy won "Pilot Training Center of the Year" at this years Air Convention Award!
OSM Aviation Academy has been nominated in the category "Pilot Training Center of the Year" for the Annual Aviation Industry Awards at Air Convention 2018. If you believe OSM Aviation Academy should get this award, please vote at; https://www.airconvention.com/awards/.
So, we loved your application and you have now a golden ticket to a cabin crew assessment day. We have some tips for you so that you can bring your A game!
Ever wondered what the life of an Emirates Pilot would be like? Read this detailed depiction of what a typical work day would be like if you were a pilot for Emirates.
OSM will be participating at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Career Fair in Daytona Beach Florida on the 11th October.
Come meet us on October 17, 2018 at the Hilton London Gatwick Airport for the Flight Crew Futures job fair, hosted by BALPA (British Airline Pilots' Association). We are excited to meet industry professionals seeking new opportunities.
Our Director Flight Crew Recruitment Michael Keating reveals our success strategy for competing in a pilot shortage-haunted industry.
The Edinburgh Base celebrated their first anniversary on the 1st June 2018!
Monday June 4th, OSM Aviation celebrated the 2 year anniversary of the Rome Fiumicino base! In addition to flying crew, a lot of both Short Haul and Long Haul crew took the time to come by to enjoy some cake at the office.
Lucy Brazier grew up near Heathrow in London with a dream that she one day would work as Cabin Crew. Last Autumn, both Lucy's children left home as she was about to turn 50. - I thought it was now or never! An advert for Norwegian caught her eye and she applied for a position as Cabin Crew out of Oslo - 30 years after applying for the first time!
Working for OSM Aviation and Norwegian Long Haul, you'll get to spend many nights away from home. For Senior Cabin Crew Member, Maria de los Angeles Granados Fernandez this is exciting, refreshing and an escape from the daily routine. Maria gives you tips on 5 things to bring on an overnight stay.
OSM Aviation Academy and EPST have formed a new mentored airline pilot training partnership - bringing together the significant capabilities of both organizations to deliver innovative airline pilot training and resourcing solutions to the market.
Founded on a bold and innovative idea of how to handle all aspects of aircrew provision for the benefit of both aircrew and operators, OSM Aviation has in less than 5 years reached the milestone of 5,500 permanent employees in 18 countries worldwide.
Inspired by the achievements of their former graduate, Espen Høiby, now CEO of OSM Aviation, the top-ranked business school, IMD, portrays the successful business model of OSM Aviation as an example of disruptive innovation in recent case study.
March 2018, OSM Aviation attended the very successful Women in Aviation Conference 2018 in Reno. It was 3 joyful days with visitors from Amazon Air, Delta, United, US Marine corps, and US smaller airlines and a lot of interesting people came to visit our booth.
First Officer Marina Muzas Prieto is anything but stereotypical! Ever since she was a young girl, Marina has been interested in engines and been competing as a pro motorbike racer.
We talked to Captain Emelie Bonin - a great role model who has been with OSM Aviation and Norwegian flying the Boeing 737 for almost 6 years. Emelie shares her views on equal careers, her motivation and what it's like to work as a pilot.
Pilot Selection is important to assure a high quality of pilots for the future and a vital part of the safety culture of an operator.
Come meet us the 29th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference on March 22-24, 2018, at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada.
A new record has been set for the fastest ever transatlantic flight in a subsonic passenger aircraft after one flew from New York to London in just over five hours. OSM Aviation (flying for Norwegian) Captain Harold van Dam was at the controls of the record breaking flight.
During fall 2018 we will open the doors to OSM Aviation Academy, a new flight school at Norway's Arendal Airport Gullknapp.
Is being part of flight crew glamorous, enjoyable and rewarding? Yes! But it’s also hard work. An important part of becoming a great Cabin Crew is to pass your training or a cabin course. But what is a cabin course, and what do you learn?
OSM Aviation and CEO, Espen Høiby featured in the latest issue on Endeavour Magazine – where he talked about how OSM Aviation is going against the trends of the industry to the benefit of airlines and crew members alike.
OSM Aviation is acquiring 51 per cent of the shares in Scandinavian Aviation Academy (SAA), which will become the largest pilot school in the Nordic region.
OSM Aviation and Norwegian participated at this year (17th Oct) Flight Crew Futures in London Gatwick Hilton Airport hotel.
The Research Council of Norway has awarded OSM Aviation with financial funding through its Skattefunn R&D incentive program
CEO, Espen Høiby, featured in FlightJobs - giving us an insigth to his career and the OSM Aviation history.
Pilots and Cabin Crews of Norwegian operating in Italy and members of ANPAC have approved their first italian Collective Corporate Agreement.
We are very pleased to launch our 2017 OSM Aviation Mentored Cadet Program in cooperation with Scandinavian Aviation Academy (SAA).
Daniel Horak was sold at the possibilities to fly long haul from his home in Florida.
Linn Isabel Berg-Pettersen shares her experiences with every phase from recruitment and training to graduation and what it's like to work as a Flight Attendant.
The OSM Aviation recruitment team was in July busy with recruitment days in both Boston and New York, continuing the search for experienced cabin crew for the new B737-MAX bases in Newburgh and Providence.
We are very pleased to launch our OSM Aviation Mentored Cadet Program
"We represent the future in international aviation”
June 29th 2017, Norwegian took delivery of two of its 737 MAX-8 aircraft on order from Boeing. The airline will take delivery of an additional four MAX aircraft this year as the first European carrier to fly the 737 MAX.
Thursday 15th June 2017 was a memorable day for Edinburgh and Norwegian as it was the eagerly anticipated opening of the EDI base and Norwegian’s inaugural U.S. flight to upstate New York.
CEO of OSM Aviation, Espen Høiby, was invited to speak for a distinguished group of airline HR leaders at The Airline People Directors’ Council’s (APDC) annual conference on June 8th on the topical subject of “impacts of outsourcing – insourcing in the aviation industry”.
We are happy to announce the New Chief Financial Officer, Anders Bonde Bakken – starting June 7th 2017.
OSM Aviation is a proud sponsor of the aviation safety Conference.
OSM Aviation has entered into a collective pay agreement
At OSM Aviation, we believe that a good working environment is essential. It gives us better, happier colleagues and it makes it more fun to go to work, when you know you are part of a friendly, caring and professional team.
OSM Aviation endorse the UN’s Global Compact principles.
OSM Aviation supports Foundation For Slum Child Care (FSCC).
Come meet us at the International Women in Aviation Conference '17
Interest in OSM Aviation’s business model is high.
We're happy to announce the new OSM Aviation Director Spain
Come meet us at Flight Crew Futures 16th of February at Hilton London Gatwick Airport to explore our exciting opportunities for First Officers and Captains.
Espen Høiby, CEO of OSM Aviation, has called for a more visionary debate on the future of international aviation.
“We’re a newcomer in the aviation industry, but have already become a world leader in our field,”
NO: OSM Aviation CEO Espen Høiby deltok under Solakonferansen 19.-21. September 2016.
This agreement represent a key milestone on the way to reach a CBA also for the Cabin Crew.
OSM Aviation and Norwegian Air Resources Holding (NARH) formally signs the agreement to form a stronger global partnership in employment and management of aviation crew.
CEO Espen Høiby presented OSM Aviation during the Arendal Week 2016 meeting Gerd Kristiansen, president of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO).
NO: OSM Aviation CEO Espen Høiby kommer til Arendalsuka 18. august.