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Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy Unveils Special Training Price for New A350 Full Flight Simulator


The first in Africa and among few in the world to operate the flight training device

Ethiopian has once again become the leading continental carrier to operate the Airbus A350 XWB Full Flight Simulator, just less than two years after it started operating the cutting-edge Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Africa’s first A350 Full Flight Simulator has been inaugurated on February 23, 2018 at a colourful ceremony attended by Ambassadors, ShebaMiles members, stakeholders, invited guests, journalists and Ethiopian staff and management members.

 
             
Speaking at the grand event, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, congratulated all Ethiopian employees and the stakeholders involved in the milestone.
 
 
Ato Tewolde added, “So far, Ethiopian owns six simulators and will be adding the 7th for the B737 MAX aircraft which we are receiving in about nine months’ time. These simulators strengthen our self-sufficiency for basic, recurrent or any other type of pilot training for all the fleet we operate that will in turn saves cost and stops sending of pilots to overseas for training. Ethiopian milestone is a symbol of confidence for Africa and airlines in the continent as they can use the machine at a competitive cost, within shorter distance in their own continent. 

      
        
Using Latest Aviation Technology to Nurture Capable Aviation Professionals, The Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy now invites all to take the opportunity and train at a special launch price for short period.