SAS Flight Academy AB Opens New Training Center

SAS Flight Academy AB Opens New Training Center SAS Flight Academy AB has established a new training center at Oslo Airport in Gardermoen, Norway. The new training center opened on August 15, 2004, with opening ceremonies scheduled for October 7. In the first phase, three full flight simulators will be featured: a B737NG, a B737 Classic and a Dash8-100/300. The training center even includes cabin- training equipment for these aircraft types. The building is modern and spacious, and houses classrooms, CBT terminals, briefing and debriefing rooms etc. Customers include SAS Braathens, Widerøe, Britannia, Sterling, Estonian Air and Norwegian Air Shuttle. "The opening of the SAS Flight Academy Oslo fits in well with our strategy of establishing training centers close to our customers' home bases," says Olof Bärve, President of SAS Flight Academy. The new training center cements SAS Flight Academy's position as one of the leading flight-training suppliers on the European market. The company already has two training centers, one in Stockholm, Sweden and the other in Copenhagen, Denmark. These two centers offer training for pilots, cabin crews, maintenance technicians and ships' officers. SAS Flight Academy is equipped with simulators for twelve different aircraft types, including short and long haul aircraft and helicopters. For more information, please contact Site Manager Andreas Tengelin either by telephone: +47 95715 960 or email andreas.tengelin@sas.no. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/10/07/20041006BIT00280/wkr0001.pdf

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