Sunday, December 30, 2012

NasJet, FlightSafety in pilot training pact


Monday 31 December 2012

Last Update 30 December 2012 9:12 pm

NasJet has signed a deal with the premier provider of aviation training, FlightSafety in Dubai, to provide NasJet pilots with the latest in state-of-the-art aviation training.

Headquartered in Riyadh, NasJet is the luxury private aviation carrier operated by NAS Holdings, with a large managed fleet size of 65 aircraft exceeding a retail value of $ 1.5 billion.

NasJet is the only operator in the Middle East offering a complete range of services including aircraft sales, completions, management, flight support, fractional and charter, and enjoys one of the few licenses to operate within the Kingdom.

Flying an elite group of clients to destinations across the globe on demand, NasJet currently employs over 300 aviation experts of which 120 are full-time pilots.

FlightSafety International is the world’s leading professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations.

The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 154 countries and independent territories.

FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations around the world.

James Dailey, chief operating officer at NasJet, comments: “Our alignment with FlightSafety enables NasJet to train toward the highest levels of safety, at multiple locations throughout the world, ultimately affording us tremendous flexibility while instilling superior skill sets concerning safety in our pilots.”

David Davenport, senior vice president at FlightSafety International, states: “NasJet flight crews will receive the highest quality training available, tailored to their specific needs and operational requirements.”

Davenport added: ‘FlightSafety’s training programs meet or exceed regulatory requirements and are designed to enhance aviation safety by helping pilots to achieve the highest level of proficiency. NasJet will also appreciate and benefit from FlightSafety’s outstanding customer service and ongoing investment in the development of new programs and services.”

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