CAE Inaugurates New Training Center In Barcelona, Spain | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 06.29.15

Airborne 06.30.15

Airborne 07.01.15

Airborne 07.02.15

Airborne 07.03.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 06.29.15

Airborne 06.30.15

Airborne 07.01.15

Airborne 07.02.15

Airborne 07.03.15

 

Sun, Jul 08, 2012

CAE Inaugurates New Training Center In Barcelona, Spain

New Facility Has The Capacity To Initially Train More Than 600 Airline Pilots And 1,000 Cabin Crew Members Annually

A new training center in Barcelona, Spain for commercial aircraft pilots and cabin crew by simulator company CAE. It is located in Parc de Negocis Mas Blau II, near the main operations of Vueling Airlines, the anchor customer of the new facility. The inauguration was attended by government officials, Vueling Airlines and other commercial aircraft operators, as well as CAE employees.

"Spain is a very important civil aviation market in Europe and we are pleased to add a new location to deliver training in the Catalan region for our customers," said Jeff Roberts, CAE's Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services. "CAE has a long association with Vueling and we are pleased to expand our partnership near its main operations in Barcelona."

"As we continue to grow, it will be increasingly important to have access to the highest-level of pilot and cabin crew training," said Alex Cruz, Chief Executive Officer, Vueling Airlines. "We are pleased that CAE has established this world-class training facility near our headquarters. The new facility will boost the local aviation industry and will allow us to instruct more personnel per year, which is a priority given the growth of our fleet."

The new facility has a capacity to train more than 600 pilots and 1,000 cabin crew per year. It features an A320 full-flight simulator and is expandable to four simulator bays. Vueling Airbus A320 pilots and cabin crew currently train at the new facility and training is available to other A320 operators.

CAE is currently recruiting cabin crew candidates for Vueling Airlines and will offer more than 20 cabin crew training courses per year at the new facility with about 30 students per class.

Barcelona is the third CAE training location in Spain. CAE has been training personnel for Vueling and other airlines in Madrid since 2002 and offers Boeing 737NG training in Palma de Mallorca. CAE is the world's largest provider of commercial aviation training and offers pilot and cabin crew training in 18 European locations.

FMI: www.cae.com

Advertisement

More News

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.06.15)

“Lisa’s contagious passion for reaching the dream of building or restoring an aircraft rubs off on everyone around her... The excitement is easy to enjoy, and has prope>[...]

Aero-TV: An Intro To Quad-Copters – Horizon Hobby Explains A Model Revolution

The Quadcopter Revolution Is In Full Swing... Here's Info On How To Join In! While at eFest 2015, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, talks with a company known as Horizon H>[...]

Klyde Morris (07.06.15)

Excuse The Pun... But Klyde Is Clearly Having A Blast -- Pilot Style FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

Airborne 07.03.15: New Trig Avionics, Cargo Biz Grows, iOS GPS Fix

Also: 'No Drone Zone', Aviation v Media, Women's Air Race Classic, Houston Spaceport, Navy's New A/C Launch System, GA Fly Safe, FAA InFO Trig Avionics tells us they are unveiling >[...]

AeroSports Update: Sporty’s Catalog Just Got Bigger

Legend Cub and Sporty's Pilot Shop Partner on Sales and Sweepstakes The American Legend Aircraft Company has announced a twofold partnership with Sporty's Pilot Shop. First, Sporty>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC