Kenya Airways and Jambojet have signed an agreement with FlightSafety international (FSI) that will see FSI provide a Dash 8 Q400 simulator for training cockpit crew and maintenance teams.
FSI’s flight simulator will be housed at the Kenya Airways Pride Center. It is expected to improve availability and quality training to Jambojet pilots as well as other Q400 operators in Africa.
FlightSafety international is the leading provider of Q400 simulators. They deliver world-class aviation training services, with a compelling mix of resources designed to reflect the advanced equipment used in today’s aircraft.
Kenya Airways and Jambojet are looking forward to leveraging on FSI’s wealth of experience to continue improving safety in Africa’s aviation.
A subsidiary of Kenya Airways, Jambojet was established in 2014. It currently operates a fleet of 5 Q400 aircraft and this is expected to grow to 8 in 2019 and fifteen 15 by 2021 as part of its fleet expansion strategy.
Kenya Airways is currently working towards financial turnaround. This partnership provides an additional opportunity for revenue enhancement through engagement and training of other Q400 operators.