LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (April 15, 2014) - FlightSafety International announces that it has signed multi-year training agreements with three leading aviation companies at ABACE 2014.
“The selection of FlightSafety by Minsheng Business Aviation Limited, Beijing Capital Airlines Company Ltd., and Shanghai Deer Jet, clearly demonstrates our ability and commitment to deliver the highest quality training, and provide the outstanding value our Customers deserve and expect,” said David Davenport, Senior Vice President.
FlightSafety will offer Customers of Minsheng Business Aviation Limited training for their pilots, maintenance technicians, flight attendants and dispatchers. Minsheng Business Aviation Limited is a division of Minsheng Financial Leasing Company.
The multi-year training agreements signed with Beijing Capital Airlines Company Ltd. and Shanghai Deer Jet includes pilot training for the Gulfstream G450 and G550 aircraft. The majority of the training will take place at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Hong Kong.
“We are proud to serve the growing number of Gulfstream aircraft owners and operators based in China and the surrounding region,” said Dan Yuen, Managing Director, Asia and Pacific Rim Marketing. “FlightSafety has served as Gulfstream’s factory authorized training provider for more than 40 years. Our close working relationship ensures that we provide the highest quality training using simulators and advanced training devices that reflect the exact flying and operating characteristics of the aircraft.”
FlightSafety’s Hong Kong Learning Center opened in February, 2012. The Center offers Initial, Recurrent and upgrade training for pilots and maintenance technicians who operate and support the Gulfstream G550 aircraft. It also provides differences training for Gulfstream GV series aircraft. The Center is equipped with a Gulfstream G450/G550 interchangeable Level D qualified full flight simulator and other advanced training devices.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.