Bombardier inks 10-year extension with FlightSafety
Dec. 1, 2014, Toronto - Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that its current ATP Agreement with FlightSafety International has been extended for 10 years. The parties celebrated the announcement at a ceremony at New York's La Guardia Airport.
Under the ATP Agreement, FlightSafety uses a Bombardier-approved syllabus to deliver high-quality flight and technical training to operators of Q100, Q200, Q300 and Q400 aircraft.
“For over 28 years, FlightSafety has been a dedicated training provider, collaborating with us to train our Q-Series aircraft customers – always upholding our mutual commitment to put customers first and provide non-stop care,” said Todd Young, Vice President, Customer Services, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We’re proud to confirm our long-term collaboration and are confident that FlightSafety’s global network of simulators will continue to offer operators Bombardier-approved training close to their home bases.”
“This extension was the natural next step and we are pleased to continue to serve Bombardier and its customers with our long-standing Authorized Training Provider agreement,” said David Davenport, Senior Vice President, FlightSafety International. “FlightSafety is committed to working with Bombardier to provide operators with the highest quality training, using advanced-technology, full-flight simulators at conveniently located facilities around the world.”
FlightSafety’s Toronto Learning Centre, which is co-located with Bombardier’s aircraft manufacturing site, continues to be the lead facility for Q-Series aircraft training with four simulators on hand. Other Q-Series aircraft simulators are located in Seattle, WA; St Louis, MO; Atlanta, GA; Farnborough, United Kingdom; Johannesburg, South Africa and Tokyo, Japan. As an ATP, FlightSafety International has been providing Bombardier’s Q-Series customers with the highest quality learning experience.
Bombardier Q-Series aircraft are in service with some 150 operators in close to 60 countries around the world.