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CAE has announced the signing of multiple business aviation training contracts with business aircraft operators worldwide, including Alerion, DC Aviation, Icon Aviation and Windsor Jet.
“These agreements highlight CAE’s business aviation training solutions and illustrate our commitment to delivering the best training and customer experience to business jet operators across CAE’s global training network,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s group president of civil aviation training solutions. “We are excited to support our customers’ growth, and we look forward to working with them long into the future.”
Alerion, a private jet charter and management company, has renewed its exclusive pilot training agreement with CAE for an additional two years on multiple aircraft platforms, including Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Gulfstream, Embraer and Hawker. Pilots will continue training at CAE New Jersey Morristown and CAE Dallas. CAE has been Alerion’s training partner of choice since 2016.
DC Aviation GmbH, a business jet operator headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, has renewed its exclusive pilot training agreement with CAE for an additional three years on multiple aircraft platforms, including Bombardier, Dassault and Gulfstream. Pilots will continue initial type-rating and recurrent training at CAE Amsterdam, CAE Dubai – Emirates CAE Flight Training Centre, and CAE London Burgess Hill. DC Aviation GmbH has been CAE’s training partner of choice since 2008.
Icon Aviation, a privately held American aircraft design and production company, has signed a two-year exclusive pilot training agreement with CAE for Beechcraft King Air B200, Bombardier Learjet40/45, Cessna Citation CJ3, Cessna Citation Excel/XLS, Citation Sovereign, Dassault Falcon 200EX EZII, Embraer Phenom 300-100, Embraer Legacy 600, Gulfstream G300, Gulfstream IV and Gulfstream G550 aircraft. Earlier this fall, more than 70 pilots began their initial type-rating training as well as their recurrent training at CAE New Jersey Morristown, CAE Dallas and CAE London Burgess Hill. Icon Aviation has been CAE’s customer since 2017.
Windsor Jet, a private jet charter and aircraft management company, has renewed its exclusive flight training agreement with CAE for an additional four years. CAE will continue to provide flight training on multiple aircraft platforms, including Cessna Citation X, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream V platforms and Hawker 800XP. Starting in January 2019, training will be delivered across CAE’s training network including CAE New Jersey Morristown and CAE Dallas. CAE has been Windsor Jet’s training partner of choice for more than a decade.