CAE announced today at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium 2014 (APATS) that it has signed a multi-year contract to train Jeju Air’s pilots at CAE’s training centre in Seoul, Korea.
Under the agreement, CAE will provide Boeing 737-800 initial, recurrent training for 250 pilots. The training will be conducted using CAE instructors and the centre’s Boeing 737-800 full-flight simulator.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jeju Air, one of the fastest growing airlines in Korea, as a new customer,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation and Training. “Jeju Air pilots will have access to the most advanced training curriculum and technologies.”
“Jeju Air is delighted to choose CAE as its training partner of choice. Safety is our number one priority and world-class training is the cornerstone of safe operations," said Captain Jeon, head of Flight Operations, JeJu Air, "CAE is the global leader in commercial aviation training and this partnership will enable us to offer world-class training to our pilots. “
Jeju Air currently operates 17 B737-800 aircraft and is increasing its fleet to 25 aircraft by 2017.
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