Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) announced today at the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show the signing of a contract with Gainjet Aviation SA for Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream G550 and Bombardier Global Express pilot training at the Dubai centre. Gainjet is a leading worldwide private aircraft charter operator and management company with headquarters in Athens, Greece.

Gainjet President Ramsey Shaban said, "Safety and flexibility are essential for the on-demand nature of our business. We have been very impressed with the safety-enhancing simulation technology that CAE brings to the training suite and ECFT's willingness to adapt to Gainjet's training requirements and crew schedules."

CAE also provides training for Gainjet pilots on the Embraer Phenom 100 aircraft at Embraer-CAE Training Services in Burgess Hill, UK and the Gulfstream G200 at the CAE North East Training Center in Morristown, New Jersey.

"Gainjet has a very strong reputation for safety, training and customer service. Their customers include heads of state as well as world-class athletes and entertainers," said Camille Mariamo, Managing Director, ECFT. "We are pleased that they have chosen ECFT as the training organization that meets their demanding standards."

AboutEmirates-CAE Flight Training

ECFT is jointly operated by the Emirates Group and CAE and is located close to Dubai International Airport. Approved by EASA / JAA, the FAA and the UAE GCAA, the facility offers full-flight simulator training to aircraft operators in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia.

About Emirates Group

The Emirates Group is a global organization with manifold business interests in the aviation, travel, tourism and leisure industries. Employing more than 50,000 people across its 50 business units and associated firms, it is one of the biggest employers in the region and offers specialist services spanning almost every aspect of the market. With a fleet of 153 modern, wide-bodied aircraft, and a new plane arriving roughly every four weeks, the airline currently flies to 109 destinations in six continents from its international hub of Dubai. www.ekgroup.com

About CAE

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$1.5 billion, CAE employs more than 7,500 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in more than 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 crew members 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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