Airbus and CAE have agreed to renew their flight
training services cooperation agreement through to 2017.
The partnership has grown significantly since it
began in 2002, and combines Airbus’ training expertise and CAE’s
global network of flight training centres.
The cooperation also ensures that Airbus
operators are provided with the largest fleet of full-flight
simulators (FFS) for Airbus aircraft types, standardised
courseware and expert instructors.
"CAE's continuous technology innovation,
industry leadership and presence in emerging markets represent
tremendous value for Airbus customers worldwide," said Didier Lux,
Executive Vice President of Customer Services for Airbus. "Our
common goals and cooperation have led to some of the most
effective and cost-efficient training services in the
The Airbus-CAE cooperation, which began with
10 training centres and 11 Airbus FFSs in 2002, has now grown to
18 training centres with 60 full-flight simulators in Asia, India,
the Middle East, Europe, North and South America.
offering has expanded such that Airbus and CAE are now able to
provide Airbus operators with the complete range of training
services, including turnkey solutions. The most recent aircraft
type to be added to the Airbus-CAE training services cooperation
is the new Airbus
"While our cooperation
continues to adapt to emerging technologies and market dynamics,
the benefits to the customer of training with Airbus and CAE have
remained consistent," said Jeff Roberts, CAE Group President,
Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services. "Customers
expect and receive the highest standards in quality, safety,
service and efficiency in their training. We look forward to
continuing this heritage with Airbus operators around the globe."
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