Boeing: More Training Capabilities in Shanghai
New offerings support low cost carriers in China
Shanghai, April 7, 2016: Boeing announced today it has expanded its training capabilities at its Flight Services campus in Shanghai to support customers in the region. Included in the new offerings are a Next-Generation 737 full-flight simulator and a state-of-the-art 737 maintenance training classroom. “We are pleased to help our customers be more efficient and provide programs to ensure pilots and technicians are trained to the highest standard,” said Stan Deal, senior vice president, Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. The Boeing Shanghai Flight Services campus also includes one 747 full-flight simulator, one 757/767 full-flight simulator and one 787 full-flight simulator.
According to the ‘2015 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook‘, 100,000 pilots and 106,000 technicians will be needed in China through 2034. China leads the Asia-Pacific region for demand of new commercial airplane deliveries over the next 20 years. By 2034, 6,330 new airplanes worth $950 billion will be needed for China, according to Boeing’s 2015 Current Market Outlook.