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SpiceJet awards pilot training contract to ECFT

Vimala Vasan

Abu Dhabi , Nov. 22

EMIRATES-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) has been awarded a contract for Boeing 737 NG pilot training by new Indian low-cost carrier, SpiceJet.

The contract was signed at Dubai 2005 — the 9th International Aerospace Exhibition, by Mr Gary Chapman, President, Dnata & Associated Companies, Emirates Group, Mr Bhulo Kansagra, SpiceJet's Promoter Director, and Mr Jeff Roberts, CAE's Group President, Civil Training and Services, according to a statement from Emirates.

Mr Chapman said: "ECFT has established itself as one of the leading training facilities for the aviation industry across West Asia, Europe, Africa and Asia and we are very pleased that our reputation has attracted new Indian carrier SpiceJet, which looks set for a bright future."

Pilot training will take place in Dubai at ECFT.

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