CAE : grows its pilot training footprint in South East Asia with first full-flight simulator deployment in Indonesia
CAE grows its pilot training footprint in South East…
CAE grows its pilot training footprint in South East Asia with first full-flight simulator deployment in Indonesia
Singapore, August 29, 2017 (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today at the 2017 Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium (APATS) the expansion of its training footprint in South East Asia, through a collaboration with the Jakarta Aviation Training Centre (JATC). Through this collaboration, CAE will deploy its first-ever owned full-flight simulator (FFS) in Indonesia, supporting the growing pilot training needs of airline customers in the region, such as AirAsia Indonesia. The Airbus A320 FFS will be delivered to JATC’s training facilities near Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in the Fall of 2017.
‘With Asia-Pacific being one of the fastest-growing markets in commercial aviation, we are extremely proud to expand our training network with the deployment of our first-ever first full-flight simulator in Indonesia’, said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. ‘It is an honor to build on our relationship with JATC and to support the increasing pilot training needs of airline customers across the region’.
‘We are honored to partner with the worldwide leader in training CAE to provide increasing pilot training capacity to airline customers in South East Asia such as AirAsia Indonesia’, said Arif Syafrie, President Director of JATC. ‘We look forward to further successful collaborations long into the future’.
JATC is an independent, privately owned training facility (ATO) established in 2010. A combination of strategic location nearby Soekarno-Hatta International Airport of Jakarta, modern devices and team of competent and skilled simulator instructors and engineers works 24/7 to ensure delivery of the highest level of service in the personal care. Today JATC offers Type Rating Pilot Training for both A320 and B737NG, Wet Lease, Dry Lease, Differences Training, ATPL, Jet Orientation Course and Aviation English. JATC also provides Air Navigation related training based on its Part-143 Certification.
In July 2017, JATC officially integrated to PT Cardig Aero Services Tbk (CAS Group), one of the largest aviation industry’s preferred one-stop service provider in Indonesia. With this change, JATC will also be known be as CAS People.
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