Prices:  Modular Flight Training Courses

PPL(A) Full Theoretical Knowledge Online Ground Course (Distance Learning) UK CAA + EASA

£ 499

  • EASA + UK CAA approved
  • PPL(A) Theoretical knowledge ground course training is delivered online via our modern distance learning software platform, allowing you to study at home.
  • 70 hours online home study
  • 30 hours virtual classroom tuition over ZOOM

Full course details here

EASA PPL(A) flight training

€ 9,222

  • For 45 hours flight training 
  • Lisbon-Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT), LISBON, Portugal

Full course details here

Additional costs to consider:

  • Price is subject to tax at the standard VAT rate in Portugal 
  • PPL Online ground school (Full details here)
  • PPL Theoretical Knowledge examination fee - all nine (9) PPL exams can be sat in one (1) day in Luton, UK. Check price here  
  • EASA Class two (2) Medical examination (Search for an Aeromedical Examiner (AME) in the UK here, in Spain here, and in Portugal here)
  • ICAO English Language Proficiency (ELP) test fee (a test of aviation English), for the issue of your Radio-Telephony (RT) Operators Licence. Full details here.
  • Landing fees: at Lisbon-Cascais Airport (CAT / LCPS) €15.50
  • Additional training above and beyond what is included in the programme (if required), which is calculated pro-rata the course price /45 hours.
  • PPL Skill Test:  Examiner fee (€250) + 2 hr. aircraft rental
  • Licence issue (After passing PPL skill test, you can choose any EASA country member state for the issuance of your PPL licence. For example, German students completing their course in Portugal can apply afterwards for a German PPL licence.
  • Any pilot equipment. Check here.
  • Accommodation - check lodging options here
  • Food and other personal living costs
  • Travel to and from the training location. 
  • Personal insurances (if required)
  • Visas (if required) 

Night rating

€ 1,499

  • 5 hours (4 hours dual flight training + 1 hour solo)
  • Excluding: Landing fees

Full course details here

Hour Building (block hours)

€ 75 / hour (dry)

We offer Dry lease rates for hour builders because it is cheaper for PPL pilots to rent an aircraft. We provide you with a BP Aviation Fuel Card that offers a significant fuel discount below market rate. Just fill up the tanks when you return the aircraft.

  • Accommodation 10 minutes by bus from Cascais Airport:  €500/month

ATPL (A) or CPL Full Theoretical Online Ground Course (Distance Learning) UK + EASA

£ 1,499

  • 250 hours for CPL
  • 750 hours for ATPL

This CPL and ATPL theory courses can be delivered

  • Online - via our very modern Web-based Training (WBT) distance learning software platform, and includes live ZOOM classroom sessions.
  • Virtual - delivered over ZOOM. Tune into the classroom using live TV, allowing you to remain at home. 
  • Residential - 'in-house', full time classroom attendance in Luton, UK

Full course details here

 Phase 1

CPL Preparation Program

PPL(A) + Night Rating + 100 hours PIC + ATPL Theory (EASA + UK)

175 flying hours


Phase 1 is delivered from Cascais Airport (CAT / LPCS), near Lisbon, Portugal. 

CourseLocationDurationPrice (£/€)

PPL Theory

'Online' Ground Course
- Distance Learning

Home Study
100 hours 
£499 GBP


Private Pilot License 


 Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT),
Lisbon, Portugal

Cheap accommodation available 
from €500 / month
1 month
€ 8,325 EUR

Night VFR rating

Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT),
Lisbon, Portugal
3 Nights€ 1,499 EUR

Hour Building 

Cessna C150 or PA28 Warrior

Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT),
Lisbon, Portugal
1 month€ 75 / hour (Dry)

ATPL(A) Theory

'Online' Ground Course
- Distance Learning

Home Study750 hours£1,499 GBP


Flying Course

Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT),
Lisbon, Portugal
25 hoursTBD

 Phase 2

Professional Flight Training Modules

Upon completion of the CPL Preparation Programme, after passing all 13 ATPL theoretical examinations, students will have met the minimum flight time and academic requirements to commence phase 2; the CPL and ME-IR professional flight training courses.



Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT),
Lisbon, Portugal

Details coming soon

Multi-Engine rating

Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT),
Lisbon, Portugal
Details coming soon
6 hours flight training PA34 Seneca

Multi-Engine (ME) 

Instrument Rating (IR)

Cascais Airport (LPCS / CAT),
Lisbon, Portugal
Details coming soon

 Phase 3

Phase 3 is delivered by Irish Flight Training (IFT) ATO

Jet transition, Type rating

Jet transition training is provided by IFT and offers pilots with a f/ATPL(A) the chance to complete a Boeing B737 or an Airbus A320 full type rating course with base training. Entering the jet conversion training stage with IFT will open up numerous cadet airline placement opportunities. 

Airbus A320 full Type Rating course + Base training

Location:   Dubai or Dublin or London Gatwick

Boeing B737 full Type Rating course + Base training

Location:  Dublin or London Gatwick or Dubai

For type rating course enquiries, contact Irish Flight Training here