Canadian Airline Selects Netherlands-based MPS for Boeing 737 MAX Flight Training Device

21st Oct 2022

Flair Airlines, Canada’s leading ultra-low fare airline, and MPS, a leading airline flight simulator company, announced that the airline has selected MPS for a Boeing 737 MAX flight training device (FTD), rated at FAA level 5. The simulator is expected to be installed early to mid-2023 in Toronto, Canada. The MPS simulator will be used by Flair Airlines to keep its pilots current on all training related to the Boeing 737 MAX, ensuring the safest skies possible.

“We are thrilled to partner with MPS and deliver a world-class training tool for our current and future pilots that is the first-of-its-kind in Canada. The MPS device is the leader in its class and ensures as our team grows, we will provide industry-leading training that concentrates on the tool-to-task approach. As Canada’s only independent low-fare airline, we are committed to providing quality and value for all Canadians, and our choice of training partners solidifies this commitment,” said Grey Cooper, Flair Airlines Manager, Pilot Training.

Philip Adrian, MPS Chief Executive Officer said: “MPS is excited to partner with the Flair Airlines team to provide training for its expanding Boeing 737 MAX fleet as they lead the Canadian airline industry in low-cost travel while upholding the highest standards of quality and safety. To achieve ultimate cost savings, our partnership will also aim to create a blended learning environment for Flair Airlines pilots through usage of the simulator and other MPS training solutions.”

About Flair Airlines

Flair Airlines is Canada’s leading low-fare airline and its greenest airline, on a mission to provide affordable air travel that connects them to the people and experiences they love. With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve over 35 cities across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.

About MPS

MPS develops, manufactures and maintains type specific simulators, using actual Boeing B737 and Airbus A320 flight decks. The simulators are designed to support the needs of training organizations and airlines for high quality devices that support affordable training. MPS delivers its products and services worldwide to independent and major airline’s in-house training organizations. MPS has a global installed base of simulators qualified to the highest standards, such as FAA and EASA.

Source: MPS Press Release
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