Airbus buys training facility in the US


Denver - Airbus has acquired the Strategic Simulation Solutions Flight Training Center in Aurora, Colorado. The global network of Airbus training facilities has more than tripled in a short space of time.

In Aurora, predominantly, the pilots of Frontier Airlines practices on two A320 simulators.

Our Global Services Forecast sees a need for 122,000 new pilots in the Americas,
said the Airbus manager Laurent Martinez.
Airbus will serve up to 23 percent of global training demand by 2035,
he added.

Airbus is already running a training facility in Miami and opening new ones in Mexico and Brazil. In just three years, Airbus has expanded its training network from five to 17 locations worldwide to add value to the training sector in civil aviation.