Regionals Update: Bombardier signs new training deal in China

 - May 9, 2008, 5:21 AM

Bombardier announced during last month’s Zuhai Air Show that the Qingdao Fei Sheng International Aviation Technology Development Training Co. (Qingdao Fei Sheng Training Center), a joint venture between Bombardier Aerospace and Shandong Airlines, will provide initial training for Shanghai Airlines Bombardier CRJ200 regional jet pilots. In operation since April last year, the Qingdao Fei Sheng Training Center has achieved its goal of attracting all Chinese airlines using the Bombardier CRJ200 to its facility in Qingdao. Recently, the center signed a training contract with China Yunnan Airlines.