Spirit Airlines, a low-cost carrier based in
Miramar, Florida, is preparing for the installation of the first
Airbus Competence Training (ACT) classroom in the Americas.
The training suite is being set-up at
Spirit’s new maintenance facilities in Detroit, Michigan (U.S.).
Spirit’s maintenance personnel and engineers will receive initial
and recurrent training in the new A320 ACT classroom.
“We are excited to continue our great
partnership with Airbus, and delighted with the prospects of this
new Detroit training facility,” said John Bendoraitis, Spirit's
Chief Operating Officer. “The advanced training opportunities for
our Technical Operations Team Members that the facility provides
will allow Spirit to stay updated with the latest technology that
ACT is an operationally oriented,
scenario-based program focused on a ‘learning by doing’ approach.
It allows for both theoretical – with animated system descriptions
– and practical troubleshooting and maintenance tasks. Spirit
Airlines and Airbus have signed a five-year agreement for the A320
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