United Airlines Opens $32M Cabin Crew Training Centre Expansion with Ten EDM Devices

23 January 2023

United Airlines have just opened their brand-new training facility in Houston, Texas.

The renovations doubled the size of the facility, allowing it to train thousands of additional flight attendants each year

EDM supplied ten devices for this facility, including:

B737 Extended Door Trainer x3

B757 Extended DT

B767 DT

B777 DT

B787 DT

A320 Extended DT

A321neo Over-wing Exit Trainers x2

We look forward to the positive impact this new training centre will have on the flying experience for everyone.

United Airlines CEO, Scott Kirkby had this to say on the facility and its training programmes:

“The best flight attendants in the industry deserve the best, most modern training facility in the country,

“This expansion project is yet another example of an investment we made during the depths of the pandemic that will support our employees, further improve our ability to deliver great service and set United up for success in 2023 and beyond.”

About EDM

EDM is a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence, rail and other industries. Combining the highest engineering standards with leading-edge technologies, EDM provides airlines with Door Trainers, Cabin Service Trainers, Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers and Full-Size Mock-ups and defence organisations with Procedure Trainers, Maintenance Trainers, Ejection Seats, Simulators, and Full-Size Replicas. Serving organisations 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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