Dubai lessor expands flight training deal with Ansett Aviation Training

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) signs a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australian flight simulator training provider, Ansett Aviation Training (AAT). 

AAT recently opened a state-of-the-art training facility in the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub at Dubai South, offering. Beyond from its existing EASA certified ATR 72-600 full flight simulator. AAT plans to introduce Airbus A320 training capabilities to this facility

Aircraft lessor DAE owns and manages a fleet of nearly 500 aircraft, including (67) ATR 72-600 aircraft and (168) A320 family aircraft. Headquartered in Dubai, DAE has over three decades of leasing experience with the capabilities to provide customized and comprehensive solutions to airlines to address their fleet ambitions.

Commenting on the agreement, Firoz Tarapore, chief executive officer of DAE, said: “We are excited to announce this co-operation with AAT, which will provide DAE’s airline customers with pilot training infrastructure for ATR 72-600 and Airbus A320 aircraft types at AAT’s new training center in Dubai.

“DAE’s global network of customers and AAT’s international network of training centers will provide both companies an opportunity to enhance their product offerings to current and future customers.”

Mark Delany, chief executive officer of AAT says. “Ansett Aviation Training is excited to co-operate with DAE, marking a significant milestone in our global expansion.”

The joint venture (JV) will promote the United Arab Emirates as a leading global aviation service provider and strengthen ties between DAE and AAT. According to Delany the collaboration provides an important strategic opportunity to support DAE clients across the Middle East, Africa, India, and beyond, and promoting Dubai as a key player in global aviation services.

Image accredited to Ansett Aviation Training 


Author: FTN Editor

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