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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

CAE Announces Training, Services Agreements for Turkish Airlines, JetBlue

Canadian civil and defense aviation training provider CAE on Tuesday announced a series of long-term commercial training and services contracts totaling $239 million for several airlines in different countries.

The company reported a 10-year training provider contract for LAN and TAM Airlines, an ab-initio and type-rating training contract for Turkish Airlines pilots, a long term service agreement with JetBlue for simulator upgrades and a four-year pilot supply agreement with Ryanair.

CAE also announced a crew sourcing and services contract for GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). All of the contracts were added to the company’s fourth quarter order intake.

"We will continue to leverage the capabilities of our recently acquired Oxford Aviation Academy and Parc Aviation and our commercial training network in our commitment to being the partner of choice for airlines on every continent,” said Jeff Roberts, group president of civil simulation products at CAE. More

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