Category: CAE

CAE concludes 15-year exclusive business aviation training services agreement with Directional Aviation Capital affiliates and acquisition of 50 percent of SIMCOM

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MONTREAL, Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – (NYSE: CAE); (TSX: CAE) CAE confirmed that it has concluded the previously announced strategic partnership with Directional Aviation Capital (DAC), one of the largest, fastest growing, and most innovative corporate aviation service companies globally, as well as the acquisition of 50 percent of the shares of SIMCOM Holdings Inc.

As part of this transaction, which was first announced on August 29, 2019, CAE acquired for approximately US$85 million a fifty-percent stake in SIMCOM Holdings, Inc. In addition, DAC’s affiliated business aircraft operators, which include Flexjet, Flight Options, Flairjet, Sirio, Nextant Aerospace and Corporate Wings have entered into a 15-year exclusive training services agreement with SIMCOM and CAE. In all, these companies operate 175 business aircraft and have more than 80 aircraft on order.

“Our partnership with Directional Aviation Capital and our investment in SIMCOM further strengthen CAE’s position in the business aviation training market in support of the worldwide in-service fleet,” said Marc Parent, CAE’s President and CEO. “We are very pleased to become the training partner of choice for Directional Aviation and its affiliates with our 15-year exclusive training services agreement. Our customers and SIMCOM customers will have access to a new state-of-the-art training centre, currently under development in Lake Nona, Florida, which will house five new CAE full-flight simulators.”

“CAE’s investment in SIMCOM along with our new long-term partnership will allow us to realize our vision of creating industry leading training solutions for private aviation,” said Kenn Ricci, Principal of Directional Capital. “CAE provides access to industry leading technology and training expertise which will allow us to better serve both internal and external customers.”

As announced on October 22, 2019, SIMCOM has purchased five CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulators (FFSs) and five CAE 400XR Series flight training devices (FTDs) from CAE. These FFSs include a Gulfstream G650, two Bombardier Challenger CL350s, one Embraer Phenom 300 and one Embraer Legacy 500. SIMCOM plans to install its new CAE training equipment in the new training centre which is under development in Lake Nona, Florida.

CAE and Loganair renew pilot training agreement and launch new graduate pilot program

Press Release from CAE Inc

— CAE is Loganair’s pilot training provider for Embraer ERJ145, SAAB 340 and SAAB 2000 and ATR 42/72 platforms —

Berlin, Germany, October 29, 2019 – (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today the launch of the Loganair Graduate Pilot Program, andthe signing of a new 3-year pilot training contract with Loganair. The announcement was made during the 2019 European Aviation Training Symposium (EATS).

“The launch of Loganair’s Graduate Pilot Program is a great opportunity for aspiring professional airline pilots” said Maurice Boyle, Chief Operations Officer at Loganair. “Quality training is extremely important for Loganair and we are setting up this program to further build on our strong foundation of service excellence and aviation safety. Through our partnership with CAE, we are giving pilots access to the highest standard of training from the very beginning of their flying career.”

“Loganair graduates will be on the fast-track to success as they launch their careers in aviation,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “Training partnerships such as this one bring innovative pilot solutions to the industry. CAE’s forward-thinking approach will create excellent opportunities for Loganair, and we congratulate our airline partner for its continued success.”

About CAE Loganair Graduate Pilot Program

The new CAE Loganair Graduate Pilot Program provides a direct career path to qualified graduates covering individual type rating training for ATR42/72, Embraer ERJ 135 and ERJ145 and SAAB 340. The airline will sponsor the type rating training and those who successfully pass will be employed by Loganair on the relevant aircraft. CAE will select, screen, assess and train graduates for Loganair. The program to train over 80 new pilots was recently launched, and the first graduates are already in training. Commercial Pilot Licence graduates who meet eligibility requirements, will interview with Loganair for available graduate pilot positions. For more information, visit www.cae.com/loganair

About CAE and Loganair

CAE and Loganair share a long-standing relationship of more than 15 years, with the provision of pilot training on SAAB 340, SAAB 2000, Dornier 328TP FFSs and most recently on the Embraer ERJ145 full-flight simulator. Under the terms of the new pilot training agreement, Loganair’s pilots will train at various CAE European training centres including CAE Amsterdam, CAE Copenhagen, CAE London Burgess Hill, CAE Madrid and CAE Stockholm.

About Loganair

Loganair is a major regional airline, headquartered in Glasgow but with crew bases in Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Londonderry, Chester, Norwich and the Isle of Man. It serves over 60 destinations across the Scottish Highlands and Islands, the UK and Europe – including Dublin, Derry, Donegal, Esbjerg, Dusseldorf, Brussels, Bergen and Stavanger.

The airline currently operates over 1,000 flights every week with a fleet of 44 aircraft ranging from eight to 50 passenger seats – and additionally it operates Saab 340 and ATR 72 freighter aircraft.  It carries around 1.4 million passengers per year on its scheduled service network. 

Loganair is a codeshare partner of British Airways and has interline agreements with Qatar, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Air France and KLM.  It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airline Investments Ltd, a UK company. It has over 800 employees of which nearly 300 are pilots.

CAE Trade Press Release.png CAE wins training contracts with five business jet operators worldwide valued at approximately C$50 million

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Las Vegas, USA, October 22, 2019(NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today at the 2019 National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the signing of business aviation training contracts with five business aircraft operators worldwide valued at approximately C$50 million, including JetSuite and its sister company JSX, Silver Air, Solairus Aviation, TAG Aviation Holdings and Vulcan Flight Management.

“Over the next 10 years, our industry will need more than 50,000 new business jet pilots. This soaring demand requires fleet operators and training providers like CAE to work more closely together to accelerate the deployment of new training solutions,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “As the leader in pilot training, we are working on developing better pilots, faster. With better digital tools and recurrent training systems, we are elevating the training experience of pilots. These partnerships are testament to the value that we bring to business jets operators worldwide.’’

JetSuite

JetSuite, a leading innovator in private jet aviation and its sister company JSX, have renewed their exclusive pilot training agreements with CAE for an additional six years for the Embraer Phenom 300 & 100 and Embraer Legacy Jet E145 platforms. Pilots will continue initial type-rating and recurrent training at CAE Dallas. CAE has been JetSuite’s training partner for the provision of multiple training programs since 2009.

Silver Air

Silver Air, a leading private aircraft management company and direct charter operator, has renewed its exclusive pilot training agreement with CAE for an additional four years. Training will span across CAE’s global training network of large, super mid-size, mid-size and small, including Boeing, Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Gulfstream, Embraer and Hawker platforms. Pilots will continue training at CAE New Jersey Morristown and CAE Dallas. CAE has been Silver Air’s training partner for more than 10 years.

Solairus Aviation

Solairus, a private aviation services company whose core business is to assist aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft, has renewed its pilot training agreement with CAE for an additional four years on multiple aircraft platforms, including Bombardier, Dassault and Gulfstream. Solairus pilots will continue training at CAE New Jersey Morristown and CAE Dallas. CAE and Solairus Aviation share a long-standing training partnership of more than 10 years.

TAG Aviation Holdings

TAG Aviation Holdings, one of Europe’s premier management companies, has again selected CAE as its training partner for an additional 3 years. TAG Aviation Holdings’ pilots training will span across CAE’s global training network of small, mid-size, super mid-size, large cabin, and transport category. CAE has been TAG Aviation Holdings training partner for the provision of multiple training programs for more than 5 years.

Vulcan Flight Management

Vulcan Flight Management, a part 91 corporate flight department, has extended its partnership with CAE by entering in a new four-year pilot-training contract for Gulfstream G650 and Bombardier Global Express training programs. Its pilots will continue initial type-rating and recurrent training at CAE Dallas and CAE Dubai. CAE has been Vulcan Flight Management’s training partner of choice for more than 5 years.

CAE expands training capabilities and its network for business aviation

Press Release from CAE Inc

  • SIMCOM purchases five full-flight simulators (FFSs) and five flight training devices (FTDs) from CAE’s latest product offering
  • CAE is adding new flight training devices and full-flight simulators to its network to support training needs for Bombardier, Dassault, and Embraer business jet platforms

Las Vegas, USA, October 22, 2019 (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today at the 2019 National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), additional capabilities for business aviation pilot training, including the expansion, renewal and launch of new training programs for Bombardier, Dassault, Gulfstream and Embraer aircraft platforms and the signing of the agreement with SIMCOM  for the purchase of training equipment from CAE’s latest product offering.

“CAE continues to invest in innovation and in providing business aviation pilots the most up-to-date training programs and network,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “We are also committed to ongoing collaboration with our business partners, and we will continue to update our training centres dedicated to business aviation with the most advanced flight training devices, digital training capabilities and full-flight simulators to support the training needs of their business jet pilots.”

CAE currently provides business aviation pilot training in 8 locations worldwide, including CAE Abu Dhabi Aviation Training Centre, CAE Amsterdam, CAE Dallas, CAE Dubai Al Garhood – Emirates CAE Flight Training (ECFT), CAE London Burgess Hill, CAE Montreal, CAE New Jersey Morristown and in CAE Shanghai.

Launch of third Bombardier Global 7500* in CAE’s global training network

CAE will launch its third Bombardier Global 7500* business jet full-flight simulator (FFS) in 2021 outside of North America as part of its current Authorized Training Provider (ATP) agreement with Bombardier. CAE already offers Global 7500* aircraft training in CAE Montreal and in CAE Dallas training centres. CAE will finalize the deployment location of the third Bombardier Global 7500* FFS in the coming months.

Directional Aviation Capital (DAC) and SIMCOM acquisition update

As part of its soon to be formed partnership with Directional Aviation Capital (DAC), CAE announced that SIMCOM has purchased five CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulators (FFSs) and five CAE 400XR Series flight training devices (FTDs) from CAE. These FFSs and FTDs include a Gulfstream G650, two Bombardier Challenger CL350s, one Embraer Phenom 300 and one Embraer Legacy 500 FFS. SIMCOM plans to install its new CAE training equipment in a new training centre which is under development in Lake Nona, Florida. It is expected that CAE’s SIMCOM share purchase transaction announced on August 29, 2019 will close prior to the end of 2019.

New capabilities in CAE Dallas

CAE will expand its Bombardier Learjet 75 training capabilities through the deployment of a CAE 500XR Series flight training device (FTD) in CAE Dallas. The CAE 500XR Series FTD allows for more flexibility in maintenance training, will have impressive handling characteristics and will feature the advanced Bombardier Vision flight deck, the Garmin G5000 avionics upgrade, and a dual-screen electronic flight display.

CAE also installed the new Dassault’s FalconEye Combined Vision System to its Falcon 900-2000 EASy EX series FFS which is now ready for training. Dassault’s FalconEye head up display (HUD) feature will allow for operational credit to use the HUD for landing while training.

Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS), a joint venture between Embraer and CAE, will increase its capacity for Embraer Phenom 100/300 training by adding an additional FFS to its Dallas training operations in 2020. The full-flight simulator will be equipped with CAE 7000XR technology, CAE Tropos™ 6000XR visual system and with the Garmin Prodigy Touch™ Avionics system.

Dassault renews CAE as an Authorized Training Provider

Dassault Aviation has also renewed CAE’s Certificate of Approval as an Authorized Training Provider in accordance with the Falcon Training Policy Manual (FTPM). This is the highest level of certification attainable by a flight training organization.

CAE currently provides training for all in-production Falcon aircraft, including the Falcon 7X, Falcon 900EX EASy and Falcon 2000EX EASy, as well as some earlier models such as the Falcon 50, 50EX, 2000, 900B and 900EX. CAE Dassault Falcon training programs are available in the Middle East, Europe and North America and are qualified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other regulatory authorities.

CAE and easyJet inaugurate a new training centre in Milan

CAE Inc Press Release

Milan, Italy, October 10, 2019 (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) –  CAE and easyJet announced today the official opening and inauguration of the CAE Milan training centre, located near the Milan Malpensa airport in Lombardy, Italy. CAE and easyJet inaugurated the new centre alongside local Italian and Canadian government officials.  After London Gatwick and Manchester, this is the third new training centre that CAE has inaugurated in the last month to support the pilot training needs of easyJet across Europe and its exclusive long-term pilot training agreement with the airline, announced in November 2018.  

“With this enhanced training network, CAE will now have the capacity to train over 35,000 commercial pilots in Europe, including more than 2,000 pilots per year at the new CAE Milan training center”, said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions“The CAE Milan training center is a state-of-the-art facility which features modern debriefing rooms and classrooms, and the latest technology. We are happy to welcome easyJet pilots to CAE Milan as they start training on CAE’s latest-generation of full-flight simulators, and we thank easyJet for their partnership and continued trust”.

“Today we are marking a milestone by opening one of the most modern pilot training centres in Europe and the first one dedicated to easyJet pilots outside of the UK, thanks to our partner CAE, a global leader in providing high standard training solutions”, said Johan Lundgren, easyJet CEO. “This represents one of the biggest investments in pilot training in Europe in the last five years. We decided to have a dedicated training centre here in Italy as a demonstration of our commitment to the country, where we are the third largest airline and we employ 1,400 pilots and cabin crew on local contracts. In the last 10 years, we have constantly invested in Italy, always with a long-term and sustainable approach to create value for all of our local stakeholders”.

The safety and welfare of customers and crew is easyJet’s number one priority and, through its long-term contract with CAE, the airline aims at enhancing the quality of pilot training and its commitment to safety. This investment confirms the intention of easyJet to continue to invest in Italy where it has three bases in Milan Malpensa, Naples and Venice. With 34 aircraft based in Italy, a maximum of 500 daily operations, and almost 19 million passengers carried in the last financial year, easyJet is the third-largest airline in the country. The airline started its operations in Italy in 1998 and opened its first Italian base in Malpensa in 2006 which became its second largest base in continental Europe with more than 70 million passengers carried and 21 based aircrafts.

The brand new CAE Milan training centre currently operates three new CAE 7000XR Series Airbus A320 FFSs equipped with the CAE Tropos™ 6000XR visual system. These FFSs will be joined by CAE’s latest 600XR Airbus A320 flight training device (FTD) equipped with CAE Tropos™ 6000XR collimated visual system and a fully enclosed instructor area in December 2019.  easyJet will be the first airline company to train its pilots on the CAE’s 600XR FTD, adding flexibility to the airline’s training curriculum with the highest training device fidelity available in the fixed-base training market.

In addition to training all easyJet’s pilots, CAE also provides cadet training for easyJet in its European aviation academy network in Brussels, Madrid, Oslo and Oxford.

CAE inaugurates new commercial aviation training centres in London Gatwick and Manchester

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  • New UK centres to support start of 10-year exclusive pilot training agreement between CAE and easyJet as well as increased demand for pilots from airlines in Europe
  • CAE and easyJet to inaugurate Milan training centre on October 10
  • CAE Barcelona training centre expanded   

London, United Kingdom, October 1, 2019, (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE inaugurated two new CAE training centres in the United Kingdom -London Gatwick and Manchester- to support the start of its 10-year exclusive pilot training agreement with easyJet announced in November 2018, as well as the growing training needs of airlines in Europe. A third training centre will be inaugurated in Milan, Italy, on October 10. CAE also recently expanded its Barcelona, Spain, training centre.

These milestone events attended by airline customers, governments and employees mark an important step in CAE’s continued growth and investment in Europe.

“These new training centres and our expansion in Europe underscore the important role that CAE plays in helping the industry build and grow a strong pipeline of professional pilots. We thank our partners for their continued trust, and we look forward to welcoming their pilots at our state-of-the-art facilities,’’ said Marc Parent, CAE’s President and CEO. “The start of training at the new CAE London Gatwick and CAE Manchester centres is an important milestone marking the growth of CAE’s global network to 59 civil aviation training centres and flight academies. Through the long-term agreement with easyJet, and training partnerships with Virgin Atlantic, BA CityFlyer, Norwegian, TUI UK, LOT Polish Airlines and SAS Ireland to name but a few, CAE continues to be further recognized as the training partner of choice for airlines in Europe and around the world.’’

“We are delighted to be celebrating the launch of this brand new, state-of-the-art pilot training facility today,’’ said David Morgan, easyJet’s interim Chief Operating Officer. “easyJet’s pilots are among the best trained in the industry and our reputation for training is known worldwide; the professionalism and skill of our pilots is in part thanks to the training technology that we continue to invest in. The safety and welfare of our customers and crew is easyJet’s number one priority and by choosing CAE as our training partner of choice and investing in the most advanced technologies we are maintaining our commitment to safety and ensuring easyJet continues to be a centre of excellence for crew training.”

CAE London Gatwick

The new CAE London Gatwick training centre is currently equipped with seven new CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulators (FFS) including simulators for the Airbus A320-family, Airbus A350 and Airbus A330 platforms. By the end of 2020, following the relocation of five simulators from the current CAE Gatwick centre (including 2 A320, 1 B757/767, 1 B737NG, 1 E190), and the addition of a new Boeing 787 simulator, it will offer training on 13 full-flight simulators.

In December 2019, easyJet will be the first airline to train its pilots on CAE’s latest flight training device (FTD), the CAE 600XR, adding flexibility to the airline’s training curriculum with the highest training device fidelity available in the fixed base training market. The device, reproducing the Airbus A320, will be equipped with a CAE Tropos™ 6000XR collimated visual system and a fully enclosed instructor area.

CAE Manchester

The new CAE Manchester training centre is equipped with cutting-edge technologies including two Airbus A320 FFSs, a British Aerospace 146 FFS and a Boeing 757/767 FFS. An Airbus A330/A340 FFS will be added at the end of 2019. In addition to easyJet, this training centre supports several Europe-based airlines, by providing cadet to captain training solutions and cabin crew training equipment.  

CAE Milan

A new CAE Milan training centre will be inaugurated on October 10 to provide a local solution to pilot and cabin crew training for easyJet. The centre currently operates three new CAE 7000XR Series Airbus A320 FFSs equipped with the CAE Tropos™ 6000XR visual system. These FFSs will be joined by CAE’s latest 600XR Airbus A320 flight training device (FTD) equipped with CAE Tropos™ 6000XR collimated visual system and a fully enclosed instructor area in December 2019.  

CAE Barcelona

CAE recently expanded its training centre in Barcelona to support the training needs of airline customers Vueling, Volotea and Norwegian. The CAE Barcelona training centre which offers A320 and Boeing 737NG training recently deployed a third simulator, an Airbus A320 FFS, as well as additional classrooms, and cabin crew training equipment.  

CAE receives Parity Certification from Women in Governance

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MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – (NYSE: CAE) (TSX: CAE) – CAE has been awarded the Bronze-level certification by Women in Governance for its efforts in promoting gender parity in the workplace.

“Just over a year ago we launched a diversity and inclusion initiative aimed at strengthening the participation of women in our sector, which is traditionally dominated by men. I took it on as a personal mission to make sure the women of CAE realize their full potential as equal partners with men on the labour market and have all the opportunities for advancement. I am delighted that our efforts are already being recognized and rewarded, and this is only a beginning,” said Marc Parent, CAE’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

The certification is based on an assessment of the strategy, actions and results obtained by an organization seeking to increase the representation of women in senior management as well as throughout corporate ranks. A committee of members from Women in Governance, assisted by McKinsey & Company, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson, is tasked with making this assessment.

This award follows the recognition CAE received earlier this year as one of only 230 companies worldwide selected for inclusion in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index (GEI). This index brings together pioneering companies that are committed to transparency in the disclosure of information on gender in the workplace.

CAE will be present, along with 47 parity-certified organizations, at Women in Governance’s Annual Recognition Gala, which will be held in Montreal on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.  

CAE awards remaining two scholarships of its 2019 CAE Women in Flight program

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  • CAE announces scholarship recipients of AirAsia’s cadet pilot program and American Airlines’ Cadet Academy.
  • Discover the winners of the 2019 CAE Women in Flight Scholarship by clicking here.

Montreal, Canada, September 3, 2019 (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE unveiled today the winners of AirAsia’s cadet pilot program and the American Airlines’ Cadet Academy for its 2019 CAE Women in Flight scholarship program. The two recipients now join the ranks of CAE’s Women in Flight ambassadors, marking the successful launch of a unique annual program tailored to create role models for the next generation of professional pilots.

“We are proud to complete the first edition of the CAE Women in Flight scholarship program with our five airline partners. These brand ambassadors will help drive awareness, promote the pilot profession among women, and encourage diversity in aviation. We want to help young women identify themselves as future pilots by proactively promoting a better gender balance, and  encouraging the industry to engage on gender diversity in aviation and share ideas for making scalable changes,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “We congratulate the winners and look forward to accompanying our new ambassadors as professional pilots with our airline partners.”

CAE is proud to welcome its two new CAE Women in Flight ambassadors:

  • Cindy Yoke Cheng Wong, winner of the AirAsia cadet pilot program
  • Alicia Hunt, winner of the American Airlines Cadet Academy

“Becoming a pilot can be challenging. As a CAE Women in Flight ambassador, I can be a role model for women who want to become pilots and show them what to expect,” said Cindy, aged 24, from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

“Nothing in the world will build your confidence like flying. The sky isn’t the limit,” said Alicia, aged 32, from California, United States.

About CAE Women in Flight

CAE’s Women in Flight scholarship program is an annual competitive program for female ambassadors who demonstrate leadership skills, perseverance and who are passionate about aviation. The CAE Women in Flight scholarship recipients will receive a full tuition scholarship that will cover the entire cost of training at CAE, including accommodation and travel. The CAE Women in Flight scholarship program was presented at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow. CAE partnered with five global airlines for this first edition. CAE unveiled Aeromexico, CityJet, easyJet, American Airlines and AirAsia as airline partners for the 2019 edition and announced the first three winners during the 2019 Paris Airshow. More details about the first edition of the program are available here. The CAE Women in Flight ambassadors will begin sharing their journey on social media in the coming weeks. Follow @CAEpilot on Instagram for the latest updates.

CAE to open new training centres in Bangkok and New Delhi to meet growing need for pilots in the region

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Singapore, September 3, 2019(NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Summit (APATS) that it’s expanding its training capacity in Asia with a brand-new training centre in Bangkok, Thailand, to support Thai AirAsia’s growth in the region. In addition, CAE will open a brand-new training centre in Gurugram, National Capital Region (NCR) to support pilot training needs in India.

“These new training centres will provide local training solutions to meet the growing needs of our customers in Asia,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “Asia is set to have the strongest demand for pilots over the next two decades, and CAE will be there to support growth in the region with the most comprehensive training solutions.”

As part of CAE’s existing long-term agreement with Thai AirAsia, the brand-new CAE Bangkok training centre will be located minutes away from Don Mueang International Airport and will provide a local solution to Thai AirAsia and support third party regional airline operators. CAE will begin with the deployment of two new CAE 7000XR Series Airbus A320 full-flight simulators, equipped with the innovative CAE Tropos™ 6000XR visual system. This new training centre in Bangkok will have a training capacity of up to six full-flight simulators and will be operational in 2020, subject to regulatory approvals. CAE has been providing training to Thai AirAsia at CAE Kuala Lumpur for more than 10 years.

CAE New Delhi Gurugram – CAE Simulation Training Private Limited (CSTPL) training centre is a joint venture between InterGlobe Enterprises and CAE. The brand-new training centre located near the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Gurugram, National Capital Region (NCR), will provide a local solution to pilot training for its airline partners and regional third-party operators. This new training centre will have two new CAE 7000XR Series Airbus A320 FFSs equipped with the CAE Tropos™ 6000XR visual system and will be deployed in 2020. CAE’s current joint venture training centre, is located in Greater Noida near New Delhi.

CAE signs commercial aviation training contracts in Asia

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  • A brand-new Korean low-cost carrier, Fly Gangwon, joins CAE’s global network of training customers in Asia
  • CAE and Philippine Airlines sign new agreements for pilot training services

Singapore, September 3, 2019 (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Summit (APATS) the signing of a commercial aviation training contract with a brand-new Korean low-cost carrier in South Korea, Fly Gangwon. Philippine Airlines, an existing CAE training customer, also signed a new two-year agreement for pilot training with CAE Singapore – Singapore CAE Flight Training (SCFT) and CAE Tokyo – JAL CAE Flight Training (JCFT) joint ventures.

“We are excited to welcome a brand-new Korean carrier to CAE’s training network and we are proud to build on our existing relationships in Asia,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “We are witnessing rapid growth in South Korea’s aviation market driven by low-cost carriers, and CAE’s comprehensive suite of training services will ensure their pilots are trained to the highest standards in the region.”

Fly Gangwon

Fly Gangwon, a new Korean low-cost carrier, based in Yangyang, has signed a five-year exclusive pilot training agreement with CAE for the Boeing 737 aircraft platform at CAE Seoul. Later this year, pilots will begin their initial type-rating training with CAE instructors at the centre.

Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines has signed a new two-year pilot training agreement with CAE Singapore – SCFT on the Boeing 777 FFS and with CAE Tokyo – JCFT on the Airbus A350 FFS.