BAA Training, a part of Avia Solutions Group, and Transavia Airlines, a part of Air France-KLM Group, have signed a term sheet contract that sets out the conditions based on which BAA Training will open a new training centre dedicated to Transavia’s pilot training needs.
The new aviation training centre situated near Paris Orly Airport (ORY) in France and containing 6 simulator bays will be operated by BAA Training itself as enforced by an exclusive partnership agreement the parties will conclude shortly.
Egle Vaitkeviciute, CEO at BAA Training, says: “The fact that BAA Training has reached an agreement with Transavia France in regards to establishing a new training centre in France and entering a long-term partnership is yet another evidence we have the necessary know-how to work in tandem with world-class airlines.
“Today, we begin a new BAA Training France story as we become a reliable long-term partner ready to work hard and adapt to fit Transavia France’s varied needs.”
Hervé Boury, Chief Operations Officer at Transavia France says: “Transavia places flight safety at the heart of our concerns.
“By investing in a partnership with BAA Training France, Transavia France will rely on a new training center for our pilots.
“This center will meet our requirements by implementing tailor-made and specific programs.
“The up to 4 simulator bays dedicated to Transavia will be a key asset to support the growth of our company.”
The new training centre BAA Training France accommodating 6 simulator bays will be ready to accept the first state-of-the-art simulator in Q4 2022.
The brand-new training facility will incorporate 4 simulators dedicated to Transavia France’s purposes.
“It is planned to install the following types of full flight simulators: Boeing 737NG, Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo.
“Additionally, a Door and Overwing exit trainer, 2 FTD Level 2 devices and other training equipment are being considered”.