CAE announced at WATS 2017 the extension of its North American training footprint in Minneapolis St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Through this centre, CAE has extended its ability to support regional airline customers, including Endeavor Air and Compass Airlines, as well as Sun Country Airlines with their growing pilot training needs.

"We are delighted to extend our training footprint in Minneapolis and to offer state-of-the-art training to our longstanding partners and regional customers in North America," said Nick Leontidis, CAE's Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions.

With six full flight simulators, including four Bombardier CRJs, one Boeing 737NG and one Embraer E170 FFS, the CAE Minneapolis Training Center has the capacity to train more than 20,000 pilots every year.