Australia’s Ansett names head for Middle East training centre

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IATAAustralia-headquartered Ansett Aviation Training (AAT) has announced that its new Middle East full flight simulator training centre, Ansett Aviation Training Dubai, will be led by  Khaled Hares.

The new full flight simulator training centre located in Dubai South, five minute’s drive from Dubai World Central Airport, already houses an ATR72-600 full flight simulator which will be EASA certified in the coming month to be ready for training in September. Mr Hares brings thirteen years of experience in the aviation industry, having worked for airlines and training organisation, and will focus on providing ATR operators with industry leading pilot training solutions support.

Ansett Aviation Training’s CEO Mark Delany said “We are very excited to be installing the first ATR72-600 FFS in the region and bringing Khaled onboard to lead the team.  He has fantastic regional knowledge to support his broad aviation training background, and a broad set of fluent languages.  Khaled will ensure all of our customers enjoy the traditional customer centric service Ansett is famous for.”

AAT Dubai’s Centre Manager, Khaled Hares, said “I am thrilled to be shortly welcoming our customers from different parts of the region to our training center in Dubai. They will enjoy world class training and easy access, visa friendly environment that Dubai provides.”

The new AAT training centre in Dubai will be ready for training in September 2023 and is now in active discussion with airlines on how to best support their training requirements.


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