Himalaya Airlines, a new Nepal-China Joint Venture Airline Company, has signed a long term service agreement with SriLankan Airline’s aviation integrated training academy - SriLankan Training, to receive A320 family simulator training to ab initio pilots and cabin crew.
SriLankan Airlines Flight Simulator Centre, located in the SriLankanAirline’s Airline Centre at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), with its firstA320-200 full flight simulator, will offer a total flying experience on ground to Himalaya Airline’s ab initio pilots and cabin crew, such as Aircraft Type Specific Safety and Emergency Procedures, Crew Resource Management and Cabin Crew service training courses within a purpose-built state-of-the-art facility.
Flight crew will be trained on the most advanced and extensive fleet of full motion flight simulators that have a standard state of the art visual fidelity, motion and sound.
Commenting on this agreement, Capt. Jatinder Pal Singh Dhillon, Vice President – Operation said, “ We are delighted to be training our pilots at one of he best pilot training institutes with an impeccable record. The First Officers being trained are all Nepali and shows our commitment to use local talent. The first four pilots would be completing their simulator training in early March 2016."