CAE signs long-term training agreement with easyJet valued over C$170M
CAE announced at the 2018 European Airline Training Symposium, that it has signed a long-term training contract with easyJet valued at more than C$170M over the next 10 years. Under the agreement, all of easyJet's pilots will train at CAE, which will expand its training network to provide the airline with three new European pilot training locations, equipped with a fleet of CAE's latest XR Series flight simulators. CAE will provide easyJet with state-of-the-art pilot training solutions at training centres located in London Gatwick and Manchester in the UK, as well as Milan, Italy. CAE will build a new state-of-the-art training centre in London-Gatwick with a dedicated space to serve easyJet's training needs and will deploy nine Airbus A320-family full-flight simulators and three flight training devices in the new London Gatwick centre, and two additional training locations in Manchester, UK and Milan, Italy. The centres will be ready for training starting in the second half of 2019.