Aviation and travel-related services firm InterGlobe in association with CAE, a provider of modeling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defence, on Saturday, inaugurated a pilot training facility at Greater Noida in the National Capital Region.

The centre, set up at an investment of $25 million, has the capacity to train over 5,000 aviation professionals annually. It has already provided training to IndiGo pilots. GoAir’s A320 pilots will also get trained at the facility from December.

Rahul Bhatia, Group Managing Director, InterGlobe Enterprises, said, “India is among the fastest growing civil aviation markets in the world with a growing need for trained pilots. This centre will help address this requirement.”

Six bays

The company claimed that the centre with six simulator bays would be the largest such facility in India.