Flight Training Centre by Singapore Airlines and CAE to Open in Singapore

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Singapore Airlines and CAE will establish a 50-50 joint venture for pilot training right here in Singapore focussing primarily on providing simulator training for Boeing aircraft types initially. This supports SIA Group airlines and other operators’ pilot training needs for the region.

The centre will operate out of Singapore Airlines Training Centre near Changi Airport. SIA will initially transfer four of its full-flight Boeing aircraft simulators to the venture. Additional CAE-built training equipment will be acquired progressively. Training programmes for Boeing 737 MAX, 747, 777 and 787 aircraft types.

The closing of the transaction is subject to execution of definitive transaction documents and customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. Subject to approvals, operations are expected to begin by the end of the year.

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