Airbus Vietnam Training Centre at Vietjet to offer A320 type-rating courses
18:06 | 05/07/2021 Print Article
The Airbus Vietnam Training Centre has received regulatory approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to provide A320 Type Rating courses.
|The expansion of AVTC will support the development needs of Vietjet and others |
The Airbus Vietnam Training Centre (AVTC) owns two A320 Full Flight Simulators and two A320 Flight Training Devices located at the Vietjet Aviation Academy (VJAA) in Ho Chi Minh City and are operated by Airbus and Vietjet. The facilities are currently used primarily by Vietjet for recurrent and instructor training.
The AVTC plans to install a third simulator to meet Vietjet’s increasing pilot training needs.
Each A320 Type Rating course run will last over a six-week period and the AVTC expects to train up to eight pilots each month.
“We are here to meet Vietjet’s pilot training needs. After being granted all the necessary regulatory approvals by both the CAAV and the EASA, the AVTC is passing an important milestone. We are pleased to support Vietjet as it continues to invest in its future through the latest training services,” said William Tauzin, general manager of the AVTC.
“We congratulate the AVTC on receiving these important regulatory approvals. The VJAA is a comprehensive training facility to train pilots, cabin crew, engineers, and aviation staff for not only Vietjet but also our regional peers," said Luong The Phuc, vice president of Training at Vietjet.
Besides the simulators and flight training devices from Airbus, The VJAA is also equipped with cabin simulators, emergency training facilities, and Olympic-standard wave pools.
"Vietjet is glad to continue its close partnership with Airbus in further investing in the most modern and advanced training devices to meet the development demands of Vietjet and others,” Phuc added.
Housed within the Vietjet Training Academy in Ho Chi Minh City, the Airbus-managed AVTC was established in October 2018 under an agreement between Airbus and Vietjet.
Airbus brings its processes, tools, and expertise to provide state-of-the-art training devices as well as its internationally recognised course content. Besides A320 Type Rating training, the AVTC also provides other flight training services, such as instructor courses.