CAE secures $50 million in contracts for flight simulators

Deal includes sales to Canadian, Russian and Chinese airlines

July 5, 2012
by Purchasing b2b staff

MONTREAL: CAE Inc has sold three full flight simulators plus other training equipment in several deals with a total value of about $50 million.The sale includes an Airbus A330 FFS to Aeroflot, a Boeing 787 FFS to Air Canada and a Boeing 737NG FFS to Kunming Aviation Safety Training Centre in China.

“These simulator contracts reflect CAE’s continued strength in serving emerging markets in China and Eastern Europe, as well as for new aircraft types such as the Boeing 787,” said Jeff Roberts, CAE’s group president, civil simulation products, training and services. “We are pleased to add Kunming as a new customer, and appreciate the continued confidence in CAE by long-time airline customers Aeroflot and Air Canada.”

CAE also sold two integrated procedures trainers and two virtual maintenance trainers to Air Canada as well as various flight training devices and simulator updates to other customers.