Flybe Signs MOU for Expanded Training Services Support with FlightPath International

July 9, 2012 (Farnborough, UK) Flybe Ltd, t/a Flybe Aviation Services (Flybe), Europe’s largest independent regional airline and FlightPath International (FPI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that expands their existing Affiliation Agreement.

FlightPath International, based in Canada and an Authorized Bombardier Training Provider, is recognized for its quality Training and Integrated Airline Operational Support services worldwide.

This joint initiative will focus on combining individual strengths in the pilot and technical training fields, as well as bringing together expertise to provide much needed operational support for new and growing airline departments.

“Both Flybe and FPI have a range of expertise that is complimentary and will allow both companies to increase their ability to deliver a wide spectrum of airline support products,” said Mr. Andrew Lucas, President FlightPath International Ltd.

“Flybe, as the largest regional airline in Europe supported by its MRO and Training Academy, welcomes this joint initiative with FlightPath International and views it as a significant opportunity to expand further our delivering a professional full service package in supporting airlines worldwide,” said Mr. Marshall Barrand, Director of Commercial and Sales.

Backgrounders

Flybe is Europe’s largest regional airline flying over 200 routes from more than 100 airports across 18 countries and operating more UK flights than any other carrier. Flybe Aviation Services, including its MRO and Training Academy, represents a significant part of the airline’s award winning status. Bombardier has recognized Flybe’s exceptional service record by giving both the Academy and its MRO Bombardier Special Manufacturer status.

FlightPath International is recognized as a firm specializing in Airline Aircraft training for Flight, Cabin and Maintenance personnel providing full service Airline Integrated Operational Support services. As an Authorized Bombardier Training Provider, FlightPath currently supplies services worldwide through a team of professional instructors and operational support personnel.

The company has posted progressive growth since its inception and continues to develop new market opportunities worldwide as airlines develop and expand their respective markets.

For additional information about this media release, please contact:

Jamieson Collins
Vice-President, Operations
Phone: 705-434-0058
jamieson@flightpathinternational.com

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Flybe press office: T: 0845 675 0681
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