Philippines to become international training hub for Airbus

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Airbus flight simulatorEuropean aircraft manufacturer Airbus has chosen the Philippines as its international training hub in Asia Pacific, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

In a statement, CAAP director general William Hotchkiss said this will be Airbus’ sixth training center in the world.

Airbus is the aircraft manufacturing division of Airbus Group. It has training centers in Toulouse, Miami, Hamburg, Beijing and Bangalore.

The training center in the Philippines will be equipped with a brand new Airbus A330/A340 full flight simulator and associated suite of devices on top of two A320 simulators.

Hotchkiss said CAAP has endorsed Airbus’ request for support on the establishment of the training center to the Board of Investment, such as income tax holidays and duty-free importation of capital equipment.

Data from Center for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) said that around 9,160 of the total global airplane orders are destined for Asia-Pacific region and there will be need for 192,300 pilots and 215,300 technicians until 2030

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European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has chosen the Philippines as its international training hub in Asia Pacific, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

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Airbus flight simulatorEuropean aircraft manufacturer Airbus has chosen the Philippines as its international training hub in Asia Pacific, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

In a statement, CAAP director general William Hotchkiss said this will be Airbus’ sixth training center in the world.

Airbus is the aircraft manufacturing division of Airbus Group. It has training centers in Toulouse, Miami, Hamburg, Beijing and Bangalore.

The training center in the Philippines will be equipped with a brand new Airbus A330/A340 full flight simulator and associated suite of devices on top of two A320 simulators.

Hotchkiss said CAAP has endorsed Airbus’ request for support on the establishment of the training center to the Board of Investment, such as income tax holidays and duty-free importation of capital equipment.

Data from Center for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) said that around 9,160 of the total global airplane orders are destined for Asia-Pacific region and there will be need for 192,300 pilots and 215,300 technicians until 2030

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