Cathay Pacific chooses EDM to supply cabin crew training simulators

15 September 2015


Manchester, UK. EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that Cathay Pacific has awarded it a major contract to provide a broad range of cabin crew training simulators.

The simulators will be specifically designed and manufactured by EDM to enable the cabin crew of the Hong Kong based airline to maintain and enhance the training of their highly proficient crew in the handling of emergency situations and provision of cabin services to passengers. Once completed at EDM’s headquarters in the UK, the training equipment will be shipped and installed at Cathay Pacific’s Training Centre in Cathay City at Hong Kong International Airport.

The full order of cabin crew training equipment comprises:

• B777 Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer
• A330 Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer
• B777 Door Trainer
• A330 Door Trainer
• B747 Freighter Upper Deck Crew Service Door Trainer
• B747 Freighter Main Deck Door Trainer
• Real Fire Trainer

Last year EDM manufacfured the world’s first A350 Door Trainer for Cathay Pacific.

“We’re thrilled to have won this substantial contract with a premier airline such as Cathay Pacific,” said Tony Bermingham, Managing Director of EDM. “Cathay Pacific is synonymous with quality and service and it’s a real privilege to support their industry-leading cabin crew training programme with state-of-the-art safety equipment.”

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About EDM

EDM is a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence and rail industries. Combining the highest engineering standards with leading-edge technologies, EDM provides organisations with a broad range of products including door trainers, cabin service trainers, cabin emergency evacuation trainers, procedure trainers, maintenance trainers and mock-ups. Operating worldwide from its UK headquarters, EDM is committed to delivering exceptional quality and value to its clients to help them enhance safety and operational efficiency.

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