Airbus and HAECO Group to establish Airbus maintenance training services collaboration in Hong Kong. Front row left to right: Didier LUX, Airbus EVP Customer Services, Mark HAYMAN, HAECO Group Director, Engineering & Operations. Second row: Fabrice HAMEL, Airbus VP Training Services, Michael KALBOW, Airbus Head of Maintenance Training, Rémy CADEAU, Airbus Senior Director Business Development & Cooperation. Photo: Airbus
Airbus and HAECO Group have entered into a long term strategic agreement to provide maintenance and engineering training in mainland China and Southeast Asia. Through this collaboration, HAECO will deploy the ‘Training by Airbus’ standards, dynamic tools and teaching techniques to provide Aircraft OEM backed maintenance training capabilities to its personnel and to third party personnel in the region.
The “Training by Airbus” services for HAECO will also include: integration of HAECO’s instructors within the part 147 Airbus Maintenance Training Organisation Exposition (MTOE); Airbus standard certifying (type-rating) and specialised training capabilities for Airbus’ range of aircraft; and access to Airbus courseware, instruction media, virtual tools and real aircraft practice in HAECO’s facilities.
Augustus Tang, CEO of the HAECO Group, said: “As one of the world’s leading MRO service providers, with 65 years’ experience in the industry, HAECO Group has a proud history of providing first-class technical training to numerous generations of aircraft engineering professionals. We are delighted to embark on this strategic training collaboration with Airbus, further strengthening and extending our training services to benefit airlines worldwide.
Didier Lux, executive vice president of Airbus Customer Services said: “We are pleased to be partnering with HAECO Group in this new initiative and are confident that the experience and professionalism of its staff will foster the successful deployment of Training by Airbus in Asia.”