Along with Air Astana’s ten years anniversary, FSC and Air Astana have signed a three-year special exclusive agreement for training Air Astana’s Boeing and Airbus flight crew. Additionally, FSC shall provide training for Air Astana’s E-Jet’s fleet of aircraft.
FSC and Air Astana maintain a long lasting cooperation. Since the introduction of the Airbus A320, FSC is Air Astana’s partner for training its flight crew members. Over the years, FSC and Air Astana mutually have developed a range of customized training programs for type rating, instructor, command and other training.
“FSC’s commitment, professionalism and flexibility make it a pleasure to work with them” said Capt Graeme Ogilvie, Senior Vice President Flight Operations, after the announcement to make FSC Air Astana’s its exclusive training partner for the Airbus and Boeing fleet.
“We are proud to be selected again by Air Astana. Air Astana’s commitment allows FSC to further invest in the required resources for achieving Air Astana’s objectives” said Robin Pijnaker, FSC’s commercial director, after the signing ceremony.
Air Astana is a dynamically developing airline for which safety is a main priority. Fleet of the national air carrier consists of 26 modern western aircraft that operate on more than 50 domestic and international routes. Within 10 years of existence Air Astana served close to 200,000 flights and transported more than 16.2 million passengers. Earlier this year, Air Astana announced the purchase of four new B767 aircraft and three B787 aircraft.
FSC is an independent flight training organization operating full flight simulators for commercial airlines. From its simulator training centers at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport and Dallas/Ft Worth, FSC serves over one hundred commercial airlines by offering high quality, cost effective and customer focused training solutions.