L3 Signs New Training Agreement With Aer Lingus

by L3 Commercial Aviation on 04/30/2019

CRAWLEY, U.K., April 30, 2019 – L3 Commercial Aviation has been selected by Aer Lingus to provide Full Flight Simulator (FFS) training at the newly developed L3 London Training Center at Gatwick in the U.K.

“We are delighted that Aer Lingus has selected L3 Commercial Aviation to support its training requirements and that they will join us at our new London Training Center,” said Robin Glover-Faure, President of Commercial Training Solutions, which is part of L3 Commercial Aviation. “This contract demonstrates our ability and strong commitment to supply training access and customized solutions for our airline customers.”

The new two-year agreement will provide Aer Lingus with more than 2,000 hours of simulator availability on the latest state-of-the-art L3 RealitySeven devices to support the airline’s recurrent training program and recruitment strategy.

“We were very impressed by the advanced design of L3’s devices and their ability to provide our pilots with the ultimate high-fidelity training experience,” said Eamon Kierans, Training Manager at Aer Lingus. “The support they provide will play an important role in increasing our pilot training capacity, in line with our fleet expansion and ensuring that we continue to offer our pilots the highest-quality training.”

The training will take place at L3’s new London Training Center. As well as an extensive range of high-end training devices, the modern facility includes classrooms and briefing rooms that provide a contemporary and progressive training environment for both aspiring and experienced pilots.

About L3 Commercial Aviation
L3 Commercial Aviation provides holistic solutions across a wide range of services to the commercial aviation industry. From check-in to touchdown, L3 Commercial Aviation’s integrated solutions work to make air travel safer, more efficient and more effective. Its expertise spans on-aircraft avionics, integrated airport security and complete pilot training offerings. It combines products and services from L3’s Aviation Products, Commercial Training Solutions, and Security & Detection Systems business units, as well as ACSS, a joint venture of L3 and Thales. To learn more about L3 Commercial Aviation, please visit the company’s website at www.L3CommercialAviation.com.

About L3 Technologies
With headquarters in New York City and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide, L3 develops advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision and EO/IR, weapons, maritime systems and space. The company reported 2018 sales of $10.2 billion. To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com.

About Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus is the national airline of Ireland and was founded in 1936. Today we operate 65 aircraft on over 100 routes to Europe, the U.K., and North America and carry more than 12 million guests per year. We connect Europe and North America through our gateway hub at Dublin Airport, the only European Airport with U.S. Pre-Clearance. Aer Lingus is a value carrier, offering great choice, comfort and price, enabling guests to make smart choices based on their needs. We are Ireland’s only 4-Star airline as rated by Skytrax World Airline Awards for our consistent quality and excellence. Aer Lingus recently unveiled a refreshed brand to align with its strategy to become the leading value carrier across the North Atlantic. Aer Lingus is a member of International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world’s leading airline groups. Smart Flies Aer Lingus.

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