HAITE and MAB Academy Sign MOU for Training Services Collaboration
 
Aug 29, 2018
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Singapore, 29 August 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- HAITE Aviation Training (hereafter referred to as ‘HAITE’), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sichuan Haite High-Tech Co. Ltd. of Chengdu, China (HAITE Group), and Malaysian Airlines Berhad (MAB) Academy, a subsidiary of the Malaysian Aviation Group (MAG), have come together to collaborate on the provision of joint commercial flight crew training services in Malaysia.

A holistic aviation education institution that provides all aspects of airlines operations and management training, MAB Academy is endorsed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM), and is a strategic regional training partner with the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Ben Lam, Managing Director of HAITE said, “As an independent aviation training centre, HAITE Aviation Training has been playing a key role in developing and implementing skill development programs for aviation pilots and cabin crew across Asia Pacific. This MOU opens the pathway for closer collaborations between HAITE and MAB Academy to provide regional airlines with a one-stop, sustainable, and effective training solution.”

The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 29 August 2018 at the HAITE Singapore Aviation Training Center located in Changi Business Park. HAITE and MAB Academy will work together to develop and implement turnkey pilot training solutions to various airlines in the Asia Pacific. The companies will also explore the setting up of a joint venture to provide high-fidelity simulator training for commercial pilots. In addition, both parties will work towards conducting a Multi-crew Pilot License (MPL) program, and jointly explore the provision of cabin crew training equipment to MAB Academy’s new facilities.

“We welcome this collaboration with HAITE,” shared Captain Kamaruddin Kamilin, MAB Academy CEO. “Together, HAITE and MAB Academy will deliver world-class pilot and cabin crew training to Malaysian Airlines and other regional airlines, supporting the fast-growing training needs of cockpit crew in Asia. We look forward to shaping the future of aviation training in partnership with HAITE.”

For more information on HAITE, please visit www.haitegroup.com.

For more information on MAB Academy, please visit www.malaysiaairlinesacademy.com.

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About HAITE Aviation Training Singapore

HAITE Aviation Training Singapore (officially ‘Aviation Safety and Training Pte Ltd’, hereafter referred to as HAITE Singapore), is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sichuan Haite High-Tech Co. Ltd. of Chengdu, China (HAITE Group).

The company was established to manage the HAITE Singapore Aviation Training Centre, which officially opened in April 2015. The training center serves as a training hub for pilots and related aviation crew, for various aircraft models that are widely used in China and the Southeast Asia region. It is the Group’s first aviation training center outside of China, and is also the first major investment by a Chinese aerospace company in Singapore.

Located in Changi Business Park, the 6-storey facility spans over 21,000 sqm, and currently holds two Full Flight Simulators. Two new Flight Simulators will be added in January 2019 and January 2020. At its full seven-bay capacity, the training center will be able to provide over 40,000 hours of training per year.

HAITE Singapore’s Aviation Training Centre also offers professional and customized training programs. In addition to the flight simulator bays, the center also has briefing rooms, classrooms, computer-based training (CBT) rooms, training auxiliary facilities, a rooftop conference/dining room, as well as a crew lounge and cafeteria.

About the HAITE Group

Established in 1991, HAITE Group is a China-based integrated aerospace company that specializes in repair and maintenance, inspection, training, and research and development of aviation electronics.

Headquartered in Chengdu, China, the Group owns nearly 50 subsidiaries and associated companies in China and the Asia Pacific, and works with major aircraft manufacturers worldwide, including Boeing, Airbus, and Bombardier. HAITE Group currently employs more than 2,000 people.

Sichuan Haite High-Tech Limited, a subsidiary of HAITE Group, is China’s first private aviation maintenance company, and is the first aviation company in Southwest China to be awarded the coveted CCAR-142 certification. This permits HAITE to conduct aviation training, and is awarded by the Civil Aviation Administration of China. HAITE currently operates a Training Centre in Kunming with another facility under final stage of construction in North East China.

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