Airbus has broken ground for its first fully-owned training centre in Asia, located at Aerocity, New Delhi – which will support India’s growing need for Airbus aircraft pilots and maintenance engineers
Airbus’ A320neo Family incorporates the latest technologies – including new-generation engines and Sharklet wing tip devices, which together deliver more than 15 per cent in fuel savings from day one and 20 per cent by 2020 with further cabin innovations
The Airbus Asia Training Centre (AATC), which is a joint venture owned 55 per cent by Airbus and 45 per cent by Singapore Airlines (SIA), was officially opened in Singapore on 18 April 2016
Asia-Pacific is a major market for the A380: half of the global customer base for Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner is located there, while all of the other world’s operators utilise A380s on routes to destinations in the area
The Asia-Pacific region – which is the fastest-growing market globally for new civil aircraft – is a key customer base for Airbus, with airlines choosing all members of its widebody and single-aisle jetliner product lines.