Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) and CAE announced today at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) the signing of a three-year contract with ExecuJet Aviation Group for pilot and technical training services on more than 30 aircraft types - including models for Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Gulfstream, Hawker, King Air, Turbo Commander and Westwind. The training will be conducted at four sites across CAE's global network of aviation training centres: ECFT in Dubai, UAE, and CAE business aviation training centres in the London (Burgess Hill) UK, New York (Morristown, NJ), and Dallas, Texas areas.
"We are very pleased with the flexible service and high-quality instruction our pilots and aircraft maintainers receive from the entire Emirates-CAE Flight Training and CAE team," said Quintin Cairncross, Operations Director, ExecuJet Middle East. "We look forward to consolidating our partnership as we continue to grow our business."
"We are delighted that ExecuJet has continued confidence in CAE to help them achieve their training objectives and be successful in their business model," said Jeff Roberts, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services. "More of the world's corporate flight operations are discovering our cost-effective, best-in-class training programs and appreciate how CAE is able to tailor training services to meet their unique operational needs."
About The ExecuJet Aviation Group
The ExecuJet Aviation Group is a leading global business aviation organization offering a diverse range of tailored aviation services. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, ExecuJet has strategically placed operations in five regions - Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and South Africa, embracing a workforce of over 800 experienced staff. The ExecuJet Aviation Group manages over 150 business jets worldwide under the most stringent safety standards. Its commercial fleet is operated under the regulatory umbrella of eight regional civil aviation issued air operating certificates.
AboutEmirates-CAE Flight Training
Emirates-CAE Flight Training is located close to Dubai International Airport and is jointly operated by the Emirates Group and CAE. Approved by both the JAA and the FAA, the facility offers training to commercial airlines and business jet operators in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia. The 14-bay centre currently houses 12 full-flight simulators: two Airbus A320/ACJs, an Airbus A330/340, a Boeing 777, two Boeing 737 NG/BBJs, Bombardier Global Express, a Gulfstream IV, a Gulfstream V/550, a Hawker 800/800XP, a Hawker 800XPi (Pro Line 21), and a Bell 412 helicopter simulator.
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modelling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defence forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$1.6 billion, CAE employs more than 7,000 people at more than 90 sites and training locations in 20 countries. We have the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Through our global network of 29 civil aviation and military training centres, we train more than 75,000 crewmembers yearly. We also offer modelling and simulation software to various market segments and, through CAE's professional services division, we assist customers with a wide range of simulation-based needs. www.cae.com
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