Subscribe Free
in Air Transport / Training / Events

Dubai Airshow – Royal Jordanian signs Boeing for 787 training

Posted 16 November 2017 · Add Comment

Royal Jordanian used the Dubai Air Show to announce that it has selected Boeing to provide its 787 flight training. Under the five-year strategic agreement, Boeing will provide the Amman-based airline with a comprehensive training solution, including pilot type-rating and recurrent training at its London Gatwick training campus.

“We are excited by Boeing’s proven training expertise,” said Stefan Pichler, RJ’s chief executive. “To attract a new generation of pilots, we need to inspire them and train them in new ways, and Boeing is at the forefront of developing innovative training methods.”

“As one of the first 787 customers for the region, this partnership with Royal Jordanian Airlines demonstrates the strength of our relationship with this key customer,” said David Longridge, vice president of commercial services sales for Boeing Global Services. “Royal Jordanian recognizes the quality of our training and the value of using Boeing to provide this service.”

Over the next 20 years, Boeing projects a global demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians with more than ten percent of that driven by the Middle East.
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Etihad Aviation Training division sees growth due to pilot demand

Soaring global demand for airline pilots, and the growing popularity of Airbus A320 and Boeing 787 aircraft, have jointly sparked major growth in the pilot training division of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways.

Abu Dhabi International welcomes high number of passengers during Eid-Al-Fitr holiday

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) handled 564,042 passengers during the nine-day-long Eid-al-Fitr holiday, the beginning of the summer season.

Qatar Airways wins four 2019 APEX Passenger Choice awards

Qatar Airways has won four out of six 2019 Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards.

RJ operates 266 extra flights to cater for the seasonal demand

Royal Jordanian(RJ) has started operating extra flights on different sectors and increased the frequency of its scheduled operations to the stations that see remarkable demand on travel in the summer season.

Oman Air achieves IATA NDC Level 4 Certification

Oman Air has received the level 4 New Distribution Capability (NDC) certification from International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Etihad Airways expands partnership with Amadeus to foster long-term

Amadeus and Etihad Airways have announced an extension of their longstanding partnership for distribution services across channels.

ACCA19_SK0201080919
See us at
DIAC19_BT264161119MEBAA BT2006260919ACCA19_BT_2404091019Dubai AS BT2006211119