CAE signs commercial aviation training solutions contract with Saudi Arabian Airlines' Prince Sultan Aviation Academy
- Boeing 787 and Boeing 777 full-flight simulators and training devices
CAE (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) announced today at the 2015 Dubai Airshow that it has signed a training equipment contract including the sale of two full-flight simulators (FFS) --a Boeing 777 and a Boeing 787-- and two flight training devices to support Saudi Arabian Airlines' training needs in the region.
"We are delighted to have CAE as our long-standing training solutions partner of choice," said Capt. Badr A. Alolayan - Managing Director Prince Sultan Aviation Academy. "We are confident that CAE will continue to provide state-of-the-art training equipment to support crews training in the region."
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"We are proud to expand our training relationship with Saudi Arabian Airlines, supporting the Prince Sultan Aviation Academy with its aviation training requirements," said Nick Leontidis, CAE Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. "We are proud to continue offering state-of-the-art training equipment to airlines, worldwide.
The B777 simulator is a CAE 7000XR Series FFS, while the B787 simulator is a CAE 7000 Series FFS. The training devices include one Boeing 777 and one Boeing 787 CAE 500XR Series flight training devices. The complete training suite will be delivered and installed at Prince Sultan Aviation Academy (PSAA) training centre in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2016.
Saudi Arabian Airlines has been a CAE customer for more than ten years.
Source : CAE - view original press release
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