The private conglomerate Vingroup will work with the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy to establish its VinAviation School and Vinpearl Air Training Centre in Vietnam, with enrollment expected to open this August.
Under a deal signed between Vingroup and the academy, the VinAviation School is designed to train pilots and technicians meeting standards set by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) as well as by the US Department ofTransportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA).
Meanwhile, the Vinpearl Air Training Centre will offer training for regular level upgrade of pilots, machinists, flight operators, andflight attendants, among others.
The collaboration with the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy aimsto realise Vingroup’s just-inked cooperation pact with CAE Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of simulation technologies, modelling technologies and training services to airlines, aircraft manufacturers, healthcare specialists, and defense customers.
Per the pact, the sides set goal to annually provide 400 qualified pilots and technicians for the market.
Vice Chairman and CEO of Vingroup Nguyen Viet Quang said the company aims at tackling the shortage of pilots in Vietnam and exporting local pilots overseas.-VNA
The saturated aviation market has brought about the race to the bottom price war, driving the profitability of the core business of some domestic carriers down to nearly zero.
Bamboo Airways, a subsidiary of real estate developer FLC Group, will begin the construction of an aviation training centre this month, said its CEO Dang Tat Thang.
The aviation transport market is approaching saturation and showing signs of slowing down after years of high growth, according to the January-May business report of the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).