Bombardier Appoints Authorized Training Providers for CSeries Training Worldwide

Bombardier Appoints Authorized Training Providers for CSeries Training 
FOR: Bombardier Aerospace 
and Flight Training Alliance (FTA) 
and Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) 
JULY 14, 2014 
Bombardier Appoints Authorized Training Providers for CSeries Training
- Flight Training Alliance, the new joint venture between CAE and Lufthansa
Flight Training, to provide CSeries pilot and cabin crew training   - Lufthansa
Technical Training also to provide CSeries aircraft maintenance training 
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 14, 2014) - Farnborough Airshow -
Bombardier today announced at the Farnborough International Airshow that it has
appointed Flight Training Alliance (FTA), a newly formed joint venture between
CAE and Lufthansa Flight Training (LFT), as its exclusive Authorized Training
Provider for CSeries aircraft pilot and cabin crew training worldwide.
Bombardier also announced Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) as its exclusive
Authorized Training Provider for maintenance training on the all-new CSeries
aircraft worldwide.  
Flight Training Alliance will support Bombardier's CSeries aircraft
entry-into-service by providing comprehensive pilot and cabin crew training to
CSeries aircraft customers and operators worldwide. It will leverage and deploy
training programs in the CAE and LFT networks and will take advantage of the
global networks and instructional delivery from both partners to support
customer requirements.  
"CSeries aircraft operators will have access to the very best in training
as FTA combines the strengths - operational expertise, in-depth instructor and
courseware development know-how, technology leadership and global reach - of
two industry-leading collaborators," said Michel Ouellette, President,
Customer Services and Specialized and Amphibious Aircraft, Bombardier
Aerospace. "Both CAE and LFT are longstanding Bombardier partners and will
provide the best training solution for the CSeries aircraft, during the
entry-into-service phase and for ongoing support over the aircraft's life
"We are proud to continue to grow our partnership with Bombardier in order
to support the CSeries aircraft entry-into-service training program," said
Marc Parent, President and Chief Executive Officer of CAE. "Our joint
venture with LFT will provide a best-in-class training solution for the new
CSeries aircraft, leveraging the core expertise of two world leaders in
simulation and training."  
"By combining the specific strengths of the joint venture partners it is
now possible to set new standards in training for our customers
worldwide," said Florian Hamm, Lufthansa Flight Training CEO.  
"This additional building block in our growing relationship with
Bombardier makes us proud," said Andreas Kaden, Chief Executive Officer of
Lufthansa Technical Training. "We are convinced our international network
of technical training facilities will enable CSeries aircraft operators to
build up their technical capabilities. We will support them to ensure the
flawless introduction of this new aircraft type in their fleets."  
As Authorized Training Provider for maintenance training for the CSeries
aircraft, Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) will be handling worldwide
manufacturer type training courses for technical aviation personnel. Through
its expertise and its experience as a recognized training provider, LTT will
also support Bombardier in the development of EASA-approved courseware.  
The first simulator and training program deployments will be ready prior to
entry-into-service of the aircraft, starting with the Bombardier training
centre in Montreal where CAE has built the world's first CSeries aircraft
simulator. Additional deployments will follow in Europe, North America and
Asia. The ATP agreement is subject to anti-trust approval in China. 
About Bombardier  
Bombardier is the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains.
Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility
worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable
transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our
employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.  
Bombardier is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the
Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability
World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, we
posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier. 
About CAE 
CAE is a global leader in providing comprehensive training solutions based on
world-leading simulation technology and integrated training services. The
company employs 8,000 people at more than 160 sites and training locations in
35 countries. Our vision is to be our customers' Partner of Choice and we
take a long-term approach to customer relationships. We offer our civil
aviation and defence and security customers a complete range of highly
innovative product, service and training centre solutions designed to help them
meet their mission critical needs for safety, efficiency and readiness. We
provide similar solutions to customers in healthcare and mining. CAE has the
largest installed base of civil and military flight simulators, supported by a
range of after-sales services, and has been serving the needs of its customers
for nearly 70 years. We have the broadest training services network in the
world and offer civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in 67
locations worldwide and train more than 120,000 civil and military crewmembers
Follow us on Twitter @CAE_Inc.  
About Lufthansa Flight Training  
Lufthansa Flight Training GmbH (LFT) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche
Lufthansa AG. In addition to Lufthansa itself, more than 200 other airlines now
take advantage of the expertise of LFT in areas such as simulator training,
emergency and service training and e-learning. In 2013 LFT sold more than
200,000 simulator hours to customers from around the world. On the basis of
more than 50 years of training experience gained from the flight operations of
a major airline, LFT has been continuously and successfully expanding its wet
training activities over the past years. Today, every third of the
company's simulator training customers is purchasing wet training
solutions. LFT instructors are among the most experienced in the industry. Each
of its more than 250 trainers has on average over 17,000 hours of flight
experience, with around 7,000 hours on the type of aircraft that they teach at
Lufthansa Flight Training. Further information can be found at 
About Lufthansa Technical Training  
Lufthansa Technical Training is a leading provider of technical training for
employees and management working in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and
the broader aerospace industry. LTT offers basic technical training and
type-specific advanced training, through to non-specialised technical and
non-technical advanced training. LTT has over 50 years of experience and is
certified not only by EASA but also numerous other international aviation
News and information are available at 
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Inc. or its subsidiaries. 
Notes to Editors  
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Farnborough International Airshow at  
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Bombardier Aerospace. 
Bombardier Aerospace
Mark Masluch
CAE Contacts:
Nathalie Bourque
Vice President, Public Affairs and Global Communications
Andrew Arnovitz
Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations
Lufthansa Flight Training Contact:
Uta Dressel
Head of Corporate Communications
+49 69 696 73373
Lufthansa Technical Training Contact:
Ingo Mueller
Head of Corporate Communications
+49 69 696 90 668 
INDUSTRY:  Aerospace and Defense - Aircraft, Aerospace and Defense -
Electronics and Communications, Aerospace and Defense - Land Vehicles,
Aerospace and Defense - Marinecraft, Aerospace and Defense - Space 
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