Emirates-CAE Flight Training has signed a training services agreement with Jet Aviation of Switzerland, aircraft management and charter company. “Through this association, Jet Aviation reaffirms its presence and commitment to the aviation industry in the Middle East,” according to a company press release
Jet Aviation will join numerous other business jet operators whose pilots are being trained on the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) by Emirates-CAE Flight Training. Located at the Dubai Airport Free Zone, the training facility was recently inaugurated.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training, formed in July 2001 under an agreement between the two companies, operates two Level ‘D' Full Flight Simulators (FFS), an Airbus A319/320/ACJ and a B737NG/BBJ. The facility will expand into a new 14-bay building, opening later this year near Dubai International Airport.
Jet Aviation's US, Europe and Middle East aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 150 aircraft. The Emirates Group comprises Emirates Airline, Dnata, the largest travel services provider in the Middle East, and a number of commercial relationships. Emirates airline operates a fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft, which boasts an average age of just three years.
CAE provides advanced simulation and controls equipment and integrated training solutions for customers in the marine, military and civil aviation markets. With annual revenues in excess of one billion dollars, CAE employs more than 6,000 people in Canada, the United States and around the globe. — (menareport.com)
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