Exclusive 3-year pilot training program on various Bombardier aircraft platforms including Global Vision, Global Express and Challenger 605/650
Geneva, Switzerland, May 29, 2018 (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today at the 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) the signing of a new pilot training agreement with OJets, the new business aviation operator that recently acquired Elit’Avia. Under the 3-year agreement, pilots will be training on Bombardier Global Vision, Global Express and Challenger 605/650 across CAE’s training network in Europe, including CAE Amsterdam and CAE London Burgess Hill.
“As a new operator on the market, choosing to partner with the leader in aviation training was a natural choice,” said Nick Houseman, OJets’ CEO. “We are proud to count on CAE as we grow our operations. We are confident that our pilots will receive world-class training for the next 3 years.”
“CAE places great importance on supporting the growing training needs of aircraft operators,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “We are honored that OJets selected CAE as its training partner of choice. This is a testament to our longstanding reputation for delivering customer-tailored training programs that meet the specific needs of each customer. We look forward to supporting OJets long into the future.”
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There will be a photo opportunity at CAE’s booth (H89) on Tuesday, May 29 at 2:00 p.m. (Geneva local time). Photos of the ceremony will be available on https://www.cae.com/multimedia-centre/photos/
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