El Al Israel Airlines and MPS have entered into definitive agreements for the delivery of an MPS B737-NG FTD1 fixed base simulator. The MPS FTD will greatly assist El Al in their training growth and the ability to further improve the quality of their new pilots. The simulator will be installed at the El Al training facility in Tel Aviv later this year.

Captain Edo Sharon, chief pilot, director of flight operations, El Al, commented: "This is the first professional MPS FTD in Israel, setting a new standard for training quality in civil aviation. The MPS simulator will be used in a variety of traning and operational roles all designed to build on the industry leading safety standards which are the hallmark of El Al's operation system."