- The agreement creates hundreds of job opportunities to the Saudi instructor pilots.
- OxfordSaudia will provide training services and resources for aviation professionals for 5 major Chinese airlines.
June 21st , 2021. Dammam, Saudi Arabia. OxfordSaudia Flight Academy and China Beijing Air Services Co. have signed an MOU to explore the cooperation in providing aviation training services to China Eastern Airline, China Southern Airline, Xiamen Airline, Donghai Airline and Okay Airway. OxfordSaudia will provide training in accordance with the requirement of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, CAAC.
The CEO of OxfordSaudia, Capt. Lawrence Wade said “We have just signed an important agreement that has a great potential for both Saudi Arabia and the Chinese aviation industry. China’s aviation industry is massively growing and so are their training needs”, over 10,000 pilots annually according to the annual CAAC report.” This agreement will enable the airline industry in China to have a trusted streamline of qualified pilots trained by an organization drawing upon more than 80 years of experience in this field. This cooperation has the potential to create hundreds of job opportunities for the Saudi Pilot instructors over the coming years which make it a win win for both parties”
China Beijing Air Services CEO Mr. Li Yun Feng said “ OxfordSaudia Flight Academy was chosen due to their rich history and their ambitious vision. The academy has brand new 60 aircraft Diamond DA40 and DA42 and it utilizes the latest training methodologies. It is important to us that they are on the final process of acquiring their program approved by CAAC and we look forward to a long lasting partnership.”
OxfordSaudia is in King Fahad International Airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a state-of-the-art facilities and training equipment. The academy is part of the global network of Oxford Aviation Academy with over 80 years of experience. The academy has 60 Diamond DA40NG and DA42IV aircraft and several certified level D simulators. OxfordSaudia was established to be a landmark in the region to support the aviation industry and address the significant regional shortage in aviation training.
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