Air Baltic to buy A220 simulator for pilot training

MICHAEL GUBISCH | March 12, 2019

Air Baltic to buy A220 simulator for pilot training
Latvian carrier Air Baltic has ordered an Airbus A220 full-flight simulator for installation at its Riga training centre.The Level D device, from CAE's 7000XR series, is Air Baltic's first directly purchased simulator and is scheduled for delivery by year-end, says the airline.Noting its plan to move to an expanded all-A220 fleet, Air Baltic's chief executive Martin Gauss states that the simulator will provide "much-desired training simplicity and cost reductions". The carrier will require capacity to train hundreds of new and current pilots.

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