FARNBOROUGH, England -- Training technologies group CAE has signed a deal to provide five full-flight simulators and two flight training devices for Qatar Airways' teaching center in Doha, Qatar.
Delivery will begin at Qatar Airways' training center in 2019.
"The future of aviation and demand for pilot training in the Middle East is on the rise," said Nick Leontidis, CAE Group President, Civil Aviation Solutions. "This new training equipment agreement is a testament to our commitment to provide Qatar Airways with the most comprehensive training solutions for many years to come."
Qatar Airways already operates or has on order full-flight simulators for both 777 and 787 aircraft, alongside Airbus A320, A330, A350 and A380 models. The company also announced it had extended its training center operations services contract with CAE for another 15 years.