We're taking the lead.

Welcome to modern flight training with a focus on sustainability and innovation.

Our pilot training

Our unique airline transport pilot programme is the world’s first programme designed from a sustainability perspective. By allocating 30% of the flight hours in electric aeroplanes and the rest in fuel-efficient single and multi engine diesel aeroplanes, we offer one of the world’s most environmental friendly way to become a pilot.

We train students from all over the world and our ATPL courses always include student accommodation. The accommodation is on campus with short walking distance to our classrooms and our flight simulator.

We also work with personal development and use learning techniques where responsibility, self-leadership and teamwork are central.

Our mission

We love aviation. And we love to fly. Because we strongly believe that people need to travel to meet family and friends face-to-face and to discover new places and cultures. But to be able to continue to fly in the future, the environmental footprint of air travel must be reduced. This is an evolution that Green Flight Academy wants to be a part of.

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Our vision

To be the world leader in sustainable flight training for commercial pilots.

Our values

Our core values is Consideration, Innovation and Openness.

Consideration for the future and with respect for the changes that need to be made to reduce emissions of flight training. Our concern also extends to the student. We want our students to be and feel safe with a comfortable and rewarding stay in Skellefteå. Therefore, we attach great importance to taking care of our students before and when they arrive in here, from arranged accommodation to a solid on-boarding program.

Innovation by using technology that reduces the environmental impact of our flight training. But innovation is also about constantly challenging ourselves to consider novel ideas and make education better and not limit ourselves to traditional patterns.

 means that we want to be open when it comes to our process; ups and downs, mistakes and successes. We believe that openness is crucial in a safety culture but also an important key for improvement. We are implementing a feedback culture with our students and staff early on in training to help us improve.

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Johan Norberg – Head of training, Petter Mikaelsson – founder and Olov Hultdin – Accountable Manager

The company

Green Flight Academy AB (GFA) was established 2021 as a result of the region’s major investment in growth in northern Sweden and Skellefteå’s position as one of Europe’s centres for green conversion technologies. Our key staff and advisors have experience from a variety of positions in the aviation industry and our owners a solid track record of not only building companies, but also of developing and growing entrepreneurs and leaders.

GFA is owned by local company group No Plan B Invest. No Plan B Invest is part of a group owned by the financing and investment company Kung Fu Invest. The group, which has an annual turnover of just over SEK 1 billion.

GFA is an EASA-approved training organisation (ATO.SE.0036) and started its first ATPL class in August 2022. 

The organisation

Green Flight Academy is led by passionate leaders with extensive knowledge and experience in entrepreneurship, flight school operations and education.

Head of training
Johan Norberg

Accountable manager
Olov Hultdin

Operations manager
Cecilia Holmlund

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