Jet2 Orders B737 NG FTD From MPS
Jet2.com, Britain’s premier leisure carrier, has contracted MPS to deliver a B737 NG FTD for its training centre in Leeds Bradford, UK. The device will be used in Jet2.com’s type rating training program. It will include MPS’ training software with market-leading innovations. These innovations allow Jet2.com to support many other training needs, such as instructorless training, data gathering and use of MPS’ proprietary FDM replay function.
Jet2.com Head of Flight Crew Training – Captain Andrew Wheeler: “We are extremely pleased to extend our portfolio of Flight Simulators to include a first Fixed Base Training Device. The MPS FTD will not only increase our training capacity but also add a number of new and alternative options to the way we train“
MPS’ Chief Executive Officer, Captain Philip Adrian: “MPS is very excited to start this partnership with Jet2.com. The device will support Jet2.com’s training needs for years to come. This high fidelity, high quality device with its cutting-edge innovations will allow state-of-the-art training uses.”
Jet2.com flies from nine UK bases to more than 50 sun, city and ski destinations. Its famously friendly service wins many accolades, including Best Airline – UK and Best Low-Cost Airline – Europe, at the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards and most recently TTG Travel Awards – Best Airline 2019. Jet2.com also won Best Short Haul Airline at the Globe Travel Awards five times in just seven years, most recently in 2018. Jet2.com is the only UK airline with Which? Recommended Provider status. Jet2.com received five stars for On-Time Performance by OAG.