Airbus strengthens aviation training capacities in China

BEIJING, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Hua Ou Aviation Centre in Beijing has become Airbus' second training hub for aircraft structure maintenance besides its headquarters in Toulouse, said Airbus China Friday.

Airbus is committed to further strengthening its aviation service capacities in China, targeting to serve the country's increasing demand of professionals alongside the growing aviation market, said Airbus China.

Airbus has launched its new aircraft structure training courses to line mechanics, maintenance controllers, structure specialists and engineering staff in Hua Ou Aviation Centre.

The center is a joint venture between Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS). Since its founding in 1997, more than 39,000 aviation professionals from more than 50 airlines worldwide have received training there.

China is the largest civil aircraft market for Airbus, representing about one-quarter of its global sales. In 2017, Airbus delivered 176 aircraft to China.