Demand fuels growth in Emirates-CAE training business
In response to growing demand in the Middle East, Europe and Asia for aviation training services, Emirates- CAE Flight Training today announced, during a contract signature ceremony, that it will add a convertible Hawker 800/800XP full- flight simulator to its Dubai facility, and that it has signed three new customers.
The simulator, which will become the centre's sixth, is equipped with CAE's Maxvue Plus visual system. Airlines taking advantage of the Emirates-CAE alliance can procure training for their pilots on a variety of aircraft types including Boeing 737NG, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream V, Airbus A330/A340 and the Airbus A319/A320/A321/ACJ.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training signed multi-year contracts with Middle East Airlines (MEA), Royal Jet and Arabasco. MEA pilots will receive A330/A340 cross-crew training and will use the CAE Simfinity(TM) line of products and services.
Royal Jet and Arabasco pilots will receive simulator training on the B737NG/Boeing Business Jet, and classroom instruction using CAE Simfinity(TM). Royal Jet will also train its pilots on the Gulfstream IV simulator.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training is a teaming alliance formed in July 2001 by Emirates and CAE. Emirates is one of the world's fastest-growing airlines, operating a fleet of Boeing and Airbus. It flies to 66 cities in 46 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Far East, and Australia.
CAE is a provider of integrated training solutions and advanced simulation and controls technologies to civil aviation, military and marine customers. The company employs more than 6,000 people in Canada, the United States and around the globe. — (menareport.com)
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