02.03.2010 OMAN AIR AWARDS $2.6 MILLION CONTRACT TO SPATIAL FOR TWO CABIN EVACUATION TRAINERS DURING AIRCRAFT INTERIORS SHOW
The deal was announced at the second Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) show on 1 March 2010 at Dubai’s Airport Expo.
Under the contract, Spatial will design and build A330-300 and B737 NG Cabin Evacuation Trainers, for installation at Oman Air’s new Aviation Crew Training facility at Muscat International Airport. Delivery is scheduled for October 2010.
Peter Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Oman Air said: “The quality of Oman Air’s service reflects the world-famous hospitality for which The Sultanate of Oman is renowned. At Oman Air we invest in high quality training facilities for our crew and we are delighted to partner with Spatial Composite Solutions in developing the latest Cabin Evacuation Trainers.
“These devices are equipped with the latest crew training technology and will provide our growing team of cabin staff with the best environment in which to hone their safety training skills. We look forward to receiving our new trainers including the flagship A330-300 later this year.”
“We are greatly encouraged by the confidence Oman Air has vested in Spatial,” said Joe McKeever, Spatial Composite’s Chief Executive Officer. “It has always been such a pleasure to visit Oman. It’s a special place and to have the opportunity to execute a project as prestigious as this one with Oman’s national airline is a challenge that we will embrace with great enthusiasm.”
Photo caption: Joe McKeever (right), CEO of Spatial Composite Solutions, shakes hands on the deal with Patrick Rotsaert, Chief Officer – Flight Operations, Oman Air, during the Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) show at Dubai’s Airport Expo.