HAITE Aviation Training Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sichuan Haite High-Tech Co. Ltd. of Chengdu, China (HAITE Group), announced a training agreement with China Eastern Airlines (CEA).
Making this announcement at the 15th Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium (APATS 2018), PEH Teng Keng, General Manager & Director of Training of HAITE Singapore said, “We’re delighted at this opportunity to share our expertise with CEA, and to cater to the aviation industry’s growing demand for trained pilots worldwide. As we continue to expand our business footprint in Asia, we hope to make our facility a training center of choice in the region.”
This training contract marks yet another training service agreement between HAITE Singapore and a leading regional airline. Under the agreement, HAITE Singapore will develop and conduct relevant training programs for current and future CEA pilots. HAITE Singapore will also provide CEA’s pilots with flight training on its Airbus A320 and Boeing B737 flight simulators.
To keep pace with the industry’s rapid growth and high expectations, the company plans to install an Airbus A320neo flight simulator by January 2019, and a Boeing B737 MAX flight simulator by January 2020. With the new flight simulators, HAITE Singapore expects to provide training for over 6,000 pilots annually.
Moving forward, HAITE Singapore plans to increase its presence in Asia by leveraging on the expertise, experience, and resources of its sister aviation training centers in Kunming and Tianjin. The company is also looking to broaden its business footprint through closer cooperation with global customers.